Freekeh Pilaf

This dish is “freekeh” amazing! Recipe is from Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty. . . . → Read More: Freekeh Pilaf

Vegetarian Green Chile Chowder with Goat Cheese

Trying to recreate the most velvety, smooth, delicious green chile stew I ever had… . . . → Read More: Vegetarian Green Chile Chowder with Goat Cheese

Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

Two-Potato Vindaloo will have to do for this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: The Hundred Foot Journey. . . . → Read More: Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

Ethiopian Cuisine for Cook the Books

Inspired by this Cook the Book Round, I delved into Ethiopian cuisine and made a feast of Shiro Wat (a chickpea paste), Sambussa (a lentil fritter) and Injera (Ethiopian flatbread). . . . → Read More: Ethiopian Cuisine for Cook the Books

January SRC: Roasted Beet, Carrot and Garlic Cream Soup

Whew!   The holidays are over and I am taking time out of my OCD Recipes Revisited mania for this month’s  Secret Recipe Club post.    SRC is a great group of bloggers directed by some even more spectacular blogger-hosts (Jane,  Sarah, Suzanne, and the fabulous Group C host, Debbi.)

To get more info on . . . → Read More: January SRC: Roasted Beet, Carrot and Garlic Cream Soup

Morroccan Tagine with Roasted Eggplant and Zucchini

A warming recipe for a winter’s day AND November’s Secret Recipe Club post. . . . → Read More: Morroccan Tagine with Roasted Eggplant and Zucchini

Kale Risotto with Caramelized Onions for Greenslove Bloghop

I am finding more and more recipes that we love using kale! . . . → Read More: Kale Risotto with Caramelized Onions for Greenslove Bloghop

Adding peas

Update on yesterday’s recipe—this is a beautiful dish when one remembers all the ingredients! . . . → Read More: Adding peas

Sweet Potato-palooza…the next installment: Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas

And you only thought it was over! Back to Sweet Potato-palooza with “Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas.” . . . → Read More: Sweet Potato-palooza…the next installment: Sweet Potato Curry with Chickpeas

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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