Entries Tagged as 'vegetables'

swordfish a la pardus
with summer squash carpaccio

August 19th, 2010 · 24 Comments

granted, not my best work with the new camera. but that night i was determined to eat hot food. an oft declared rarity for a food blogger. so instead of a well taken photo to entice you with, let me explain as best i can how to cook swordfish properly, as told to me by […]

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Tags: fish · vegetables

riffing off of ruhlman

August 5th, 2010 · 27 Comments

the joke goes something like this: when it’s summer in nashville you need to lock your car doors when you go anywhere otherwise when you come back there will be a bushel of zucchini on your passenger seat. and THEN what would you do? because sometimes zucchinis and yellow squash can be a little perplexing, […]

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Tags: pasta · vegetables

city house beet and persimmon salad

November 24th, 2009 · 25 Comments

i’m not exactly known for being a fan of the nashville restaurant scene. and that statement right there is one that gets me in a world of trouble around these parts. but it’s the very statement that launched ceF – and in 2 1/2 years i still stand by it firmly. dining out in this […]

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Tags: fruit · restaurants · salad · vegetables

zucchini olive oil cake with lemon crunch glaze

September 6th, 2009 · 32 Comments

gina depalma would’ve been proud of my rendition. especially after my last fiasco. and mario batali would have happily served this at babbo with a scoop of their mascarpone gelato… this cake was decided upon for a few reasons. but mainly it was the result of a "compromise". you see, the 13 year old, wanted […]

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Tags: baking · dessert · vegetables

shrimp and guanciale

August 31st, 2009 · 22 Comments

heirloom tomato, zucchini, grilled louisiana shrimp, guanciale and torn basil with sauteed arugula global cooling. or at least it feels that way. the weather here in nashville is struggling to hit 80, and that pretty much means that it’s just plain glorious. temperate and sunny, this including the days just past and the rest of […]

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Tags: pork · seafood · vegetables

italian steak night

April 18th, 2009 · 44 Comments

it all began around a little jar of this…

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Tags: beef · vegetables

i heart bagna cauda

March 9th, 2009 · 40 Comments

the literal translation of bagna cauda means warm bath. but in my world bagna cauda is a truly delectable warm and sexy mixture of anchovy, garlic, butter and olive oil in which to dip vegetables, bread and really whatever else you deem appropriate. because dear readers, i am not here to judge you and you […]

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Tags: bread · fish · seafood · vegetables