Entries Tagged as 'fruit'

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

duck and figs

September 16th, 2009 · 26 Comments

the duck breasts had been in my freezer since last november. they were vacuum sealed by d’artagnan, wrapped in freezer paper and although shoved to the back of a bin, i hadn’t forgotten. i just hadn’t heard them calling. until the figs…

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Tags: duck · fruit


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

tangelo flan brulee

March 26th, 2009 · 1,292 Comments

the flan was created due to sheer necessity. i had read a post over at ‘the pie lady’ and could NOT get it off my mind. like at all. like i really tried. yet it haunted me. even taunted me, until i could no longer resist the urge. but brittany’s recipe called for the wonderful […]

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Tags: dessert · fruit

grilled peaches

September 22nd, 2008 · 38 Comments

since i believe in the law of averages, and my last post was a novella (bless those of you that read…), i give to you the grilled peach in 100 words. i sat these georgia beauties cut side down in some olive oil and then sprinkled them with a good flakey salt. after a trip […]

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Tags: dessert · fish · fruit · greens

not feeding/feeding

September 19th, 2008 · 781 Comments

               my rss feeder broke.  and i didn’t realize it for 3 months.  mostly because i (still) don’t even understand what exactly an rss feeder is, or what it does - talk about being oh so techno savvy… but my stat’s were dropping off and well, try as i might to just ignore the cold […]

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clafouti and an open apology to eric ripert

August 20th, 2008 · 960 Comments

a clafouti as deflated as my ego…  dear mr. ripert, i am a long time fan of le bernardin and an avid reader of your new blog, avec eric. i eagerly await the new book being released this autumn and may i also take this opportunity to tell you that i absolutely adore ‘a return […]

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