Entries Tagged as 'beans'


August 24th, 2009 · 1,360 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries - a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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Tags: baking · beans · corn · dessert · eggs · farro · fruit · lamb · pizza · salad · tomatoes · travel

spaghetti with burrata and other good things

June 26th, 2009 · 902 Comments

ok. this was good. as in very good. as in i won’t go all yoplait ad on you, but this was another definite do-over. and the sooner the better. i take very little credit as this plate of pasta was nothing more than a blend of: the latest post from rachel eats‘ blog, along with […]

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Tags: baking · beans · cheese · dessert · fish · pasta · tomatoes · travel

pasta ceci

May 27th, 2009 · 298 Comments

every now and then a dish comes along that knocks me out. and i don’t even mean anything complicated. just a simple plate of food that satisfies you on some primal level - food that is almost soulful. like this ‘pasta. to. die. for’. it’s barely even cooking, yet it blows my mind every time […]

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Tags: beans · pasta

landlocked but determined…

April 14th, 2009 · 455 Comments

in less than three weeks i take off for nyc for the tri-annual mommy visit, haircut and restaurant go around. therefore all socializing over food has now come to a screeching halt and my already compromised caloric intake needs to come down even further in preparation for what inevitably becomes quite the food-centric getaway. until […]

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Tags: beans · fish · greens · seafood

beans, beans, (beans) and beans

March 17th, 2009 · 968 Comments

i eat a lot of beans. i didn’t used to. but rancho gordo changed all that. i know, you’ve heard it before. but RG has radically altered my personal food pyramid and now, well - i eat a lot of beans… so in the past two weeks, i’ve made three big pots of very different […]

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Tags: beans · greens · soup


February 26th, 2009 · 31 Comments

yes, cicerchie. i know. you’ve probably never heard of it. well perhaps you have. but it was certainly new to me. a google search tells me that it dates back from roman times and was a common dish of peasants.. luckily i came across a package of these and now i am thinking that they’re […]

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Tags: beans · greens · tomatoes

a tale of two dinners

February 12th, 2009 · 915 Comments

and they’re completely unrelated. but i thought i’d give you two for the price of one. because i believe that you deserve two - if only because i am the slacker of all food bloggers and have miserably fallen down on my posting. and because neither dish photographed all that well. and perhaps mostly because […]

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Tags: beans · eggs · greens · seafood