Entries Tagged as 'greens'

linguini with broccoli rabe, toasted garlic and breadcrumbs

April 27th, 2009 · 42 Comments

bittman made this. and then i did too. and now you should. because it’s both fast and easy and well, quite perfect. besides the 4 ingredients in the title there’s only red chili flakes, olive oil and a bit of cheese on top - that’s it. this is a humble dish. a weeknight dish. although […]

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Tags: greens · 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

fennel and tomatoes over… anything

January 30th, 2009 · 41 Comments

  i used tilapia. o’charley’s perpetual "catch of the day". and really,  it’s a nothing kind of fish. farmed. not terribly exciting, yet i buy it all the time. tilapa is inexpensive. you can’t seem to overcook this fish. it crisps up with minimal oil. and it goes well with almost anything and everything. it’s […]

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Tags: fish · greens · mushrooms · tomatoes · travel · vegetables · venison and other game


December 13th, 2008 · 34 Comments

may i present to you, my favorite cookie in the world. the biscotto. (thunderous applause from the blogosphere) ok, so maybe they’re not typically pretty. no icing or sparkles, sprinkles, jam or chocolate. just a rustic beige looking baked good that i’d take over just about any cookie ever. except perhaps a black and white, […]

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Tags: baking · greens