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Did you mean 5 Tablespoons of salt? I am assuming, its not really 5 pounds.
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2010 on Squash Relish at Blind Pig & The Acorn
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Recently I have been on a canning mission, and this got me to Larriland Farms to pick my own berries. And what was directly between blueberry and raspberry bushes? A strech of leafy beets. I had never seen a beet growing, and would have imagined the beet well nestled underground,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I have a scone recipe that is my go-to for hostess gift, and one of my favorite flavor combinations, lemon and ginger scones. I've been making these for at least 4 apartments (yep, that's how I tell time, can I picture chopping crystalized ginger in a certain kitchen). But, I... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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A week or so ago, I made salsa with the farmer market's first tomatos of the season. It was so fresh, and beautiful, and HOT! I think I mistook a serrano pepper for a jalapeno. Peppers are always just thrown in little baskets at the grocery store and the signs... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I found these beautiful purple spring onions at the farmer's market and had to have them. I thought I remembered Deb at Smitten Kitchen baking up something savory with spring onions recently and thought I would give it a try. When I got home, and searched for this theoretical spring... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I think I've walked by Balthazar in Soho about 400 times. I know, it seems like a big number, but how many times have I eaten there? Well, it's a much smaller number, 0. Oh, I think once I popped in the little bakery section, placed off to the side... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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Saturday I was whisked away to Franklin's for a Mother's Day Eve dinner. I chose the cosmo and Samantha's Strawberry Salad. This salad was the nightly special. A combo of strawberries, pecans, bacon, blue cheese on a mix of lettuces with a buttermilk dressing. Yeah. It pretty much rocked. It... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I've been meaning to post this for about a month now. I made this cake for Easter, but it would be equally good as a Mother's day treat. Or as the end to a southern themed meal (shrimp and grits anyone?). Although really, any reason you come up with is... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I've been embracing the homemade bread movement. I haven't pledged only to make homemade, or buy handmade. But I do occationally make a batch of bread for our dinner or sandwiches or to share with others. Its surprisingly easy, especially if you are home anyway, as most of bread-making time... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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A few weeks ago I made my first brisket, my aunt Mary Ann's peppered beef. This was a big deal growing up. My mom would make it often when we had an open house, or something else that required a buffet rather than sit-down meal. I remember the ceramic dish... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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My father went to school down in Louisianna and would talk great tales about the wonder that is a muffuletta. A true muffuletta is sort of like an Italian sub with an olive tapenade on a special round bread. There are usually 4-5 types of sliced spicy meats and a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I can can! I can can-can too, but yesturday I canned my first thing ever, Strawberry Lemonade concentrate. It was so wonderful to hear the little "ping" of the top of the jar being vacuumed down, definitly brought a big smile to my face. I tried this as my first... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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mmmm, Cherries. I do love cherries. They tend to cost a fortune (unless you get them from the Chinatown fruit ladies, but who knows how they've grown up, so another money vs pesticide question), but are a lovely indulgence in the summer. And I actually wouldn't recommend using your cherished... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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For a while we were going meat-free and during that time I ran across a recipe for something called a TLT, a Tempah, Lettuce and Tomato sandwich. I am definitly a big fan of the BLT, despite a mediocre fondness of bacon on its own. My first truely excellent BLT... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I'm feeling a bit under the weather. Perhaps it was the fabulous weekend in NYC, or Oliver's general disdain for sleep the past week, but I've had a sore throat (whimper, whimper) for the past couple of days. And what is better for a quick recovery than chicken soup? (actual... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I'm feeling a bit under the weather. Perhaps it was the fabulous weekend in NYC, or Oliver's general disdain for sleep the past week, but I've had a sore throat (whimper, whimper) for the past couple of days. And what is better for a quick recovery than chicken soup? (actual... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I am, sadly, a little notorious for claiming my secret ingredient in banana bread is, well, bananas. Keep in mind this claim was made when I was in high school and adding a mashed banana to the box mix was fancy. Since those days I've tried several banana bread recipes... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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Admit it. You played the recorder. You remember the tune. Hot Cross Buns. Hot Cross Buns. One a penny, two a penny, hot cross buns! Well, they aren't just a song, but an actual bun. These are traditionally served on Good Friday, with the cross of icing a referance to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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This recipe sounds kinda weird, right? I mean, I love alliteration as much as the next gal, but actual carrots, in a calzone? Obviously this is the work a crazy diet-concious person who took something normally lovely and tasty, morphing it into something vulgar with extra fiber, right? (I'm thinking... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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These are, in a word, tasty. And so far, I haven't met someone who didn't like these snacking treats. Although, in fairness, I haven't tried them on a vegan yet, and I suppose the cheese part of cheese stick may not win them over. I was originally drawn to this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I ran across a recipe for Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes several month's ago and ear-marked them for St Paddy's day immediately. Guiness, Jameson and Baileys all mixed with chocolate and more chocolate sounds like a dream end to a corned beef and cabbage dinner. But due to the large quantity... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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To think that just a year or two ago, Tony didn't even know what a butternut squash was, and now one of the meals he gets the most excited for is Butternut squash curried over couscous. While there is a very likely chance that this is only because the squash... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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I have become a lady who lunches! Well, maybe not the kind of lady who lunches on the Upper East Side, but someone who makes plans with other women to gather for a midday meal. This may not seem all that extraordinary, but in my line of work, I am... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
Well, I have to admit, its been a much longer time since my last post than I anticipated. Sadly, there were several new recipes that turned out to be "not great". I'm not saying they were awful, or certainly not inedible, but not something I would recommend to a friend.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness
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My first big family meal at our new place called for a roast chicken, as that is the Rockwell-esque thing to do. And it just so happened that I had recently installed the epicurious app on my phone, so needless to say, I would randomly pick "grapes" and "chicken" in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2010 at The Pursuit of Tastiness