Entries Tagged as 'polenta'

lamb stew with pol… i mean, grits

February 13th, 2010 · 677 Comments

a few months ago i bought some locally produced lamb shanks at the nashville farmers market and then tucked them away in my freezer for just the right day. and then yesterday, on a whim i sat them out to defrost and began snooping around the interwebs for some inspiration. i wound up on food52’s […]

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Tags: lamb · polenta

osso buco redux

January 25th, 2010 · 4,147 Comments

there’s a pretty amusing backstory as to why i created this dish, but that’s for another day. what i will say is that it was quite fabulous. the sauce wound up taking on a life if its own, as at one point a bad flick of the wrist had rendered it nearly inedible and it […]

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Tags: polenta · veal

not just your average pork chop - plus a little something…

July 6th, 2009 · 836 Comments

oh lobel’s. how do i love thee? let me count the ways… i’ve reached a point in my life where if i’m going to buy a slab of meat it’s going to have to be of serious quality. luckily in the nashville area we have some really good farmers raising the kind of meat i […]

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Tags: cheese · polenta · potatoes

fegato alla veneziana

October 28th, 2008 · 4,706 Comments

so here’s the deal. i love calf’s liver. but i rarely get to have it because it’s seemingly not very popular here in these southern parts. up until recently, i couldn’t even procure a piece unless i committed to the entire liver. which was not going to happen - my love knows bounds…

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Tags: bad · polenta · veal

polenta taragna with lamb

September 29th, 2008 · 25 Comments

  polenta is a much loved staple in my home.  i see it as a perfect food, versatile beyond measure, lending itself to main courses, side dishes and desserts.  plus i’d never get the pizza off of the peel if not for my polenta. awhile back i remember watching a molto mario episode where he […]

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Tags: lamb · polenta

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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harissa shrimp and polenta with grilled tomatoes

April 21st, 2008 · 30 Comments

i just wrote an entire post on this dish, hit publish and IT WAS LOST FOREVER.  and now i wanna literally cry because well, i’m tired.  and other stuff.  but i took a long time writing this post and i thought it was kinda good, and with a ton of links… but dear readers, i just can’t recreate […]

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Tags: polenta · seafood · tomatoes