Tag Archives: dinner

Strange Bedfellows: Tofu with Hollandaise Sauce

I’ve been thinking a lot about flavor profiles, and how I can get what I want out of my food without the meat or excessive sodium. Prior to today, I’ve really been phoning it in. Slapping a piece of fish … Continue reading

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Vegetable Gratin – My Lack of Self Control at the Farmers Market Yesterday..

In a 50/50 combination of channeling my desire for cooler weather through cuisine and taking advantage of this weekend’s local farmers market, I came up with a plethora of summer squash and other tasty vegetables. I decided, rather than the … Continue reading

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Four Cheese Mushroom Lasagna

Last night I got home from work and decided only lasagna would do. I sliced up 2 large portabello caps, grated 1 clove of elephant garlic, and minced 1 shallot.  I combined 1 8 oz container of ricotta, 6 oz … Continue reading

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A Very Confluent Retrospective..

This being (ever so slightly past) my 100th post, I thought it would be a prudent time to reflect.. look back.. see what worked about my experiments, what didn’t.. what I could be doing more of.. less of.. So I … Continue reading

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.. and I emerge victorious!!

So, apparently there were two key elements missing from my previous pasta making attempts.. beer.. and ample time for the dough to dry. While my sauce bubbled away on the stove, I put together my dough. Semolina flour, eggs, water, … Continue reading

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Inspiration strikes..

It’s lunch time now at work. It is for this reason that it occured to me that I didn’t take out anything for dinner. I had planned to make greek burgers with tzatziki sauce, and pair that with tots and … Continue reading

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