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Sixty Years of Christmas Cookies

Posted in : dessert, sites on by : Dave
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(image courtesy Gourmet Magazine) Gourmet Magazine offers up a great site detailing 60 years worth of recipes for cookies. The recipes are presented just as they appeared on the pages of the magazine, so the recipes for the cookies from the 40’s don’t presume you’ll be using modern conveniences like a food processor, so you
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Shells and Coins

Posted in : recipes, sites on by : Dave

6 italian sausage links (hot or sweet) 2 tablespoons butter (or olive oil) 1 small onion, chopped fine 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped parsley, plus a little more for garnish 2 fresh tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 pound small shell pasta (conchiglie, maruzze, or lumache) grated Parmesan Prick the sausage with a fork,
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Lamb and Wild Rice with Roasted Autumn Vegetables

Posted in : dinner, recipes, sites, tricks & techniques on by : Dave
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A good project for a lazy Sunday. It will fill your place up with some great aromas. This recipe is a mixture of rich, tender roasted pumpkin, flavorful root vegetables, and earthy lamb and wild grains, and is based on something I saw in the October ’08 Everyday Food magazine. In their version, it’s rigitoni
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The Omnivore’s Hundred

Comments : 1 Posted in : musings, sites, tools, trivia on by : Dave

A foodie blogger in the UK has manufactured a meme and came up with a list of 100 items for people to repost on their blogs to say what they’ve eaten, what they haven’t, and what they won’t. I managed to tick off 71 items, and only indicated 4½ items I wouldn’t ever touch :
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Bring Your Own Bag

Posted in : musings, sites on by : Dave
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I’m seeing more and more people get into the spirit of environmentalism by bringing their own durable grocery bags into the store with them. My local Trader Joe’s has a contest where they’ll give away a $25 gift card for to one lucky customer who brings their own tote. And Whole foods is officially phasing
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Hamburgers

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I made hamburgers for dinner last night. A pound of 85/15 ground beef, a small diced onion, some finely diced herbs like rosemary and parsley, some of my favorite smoky paprika mix, salt, pepper, maybe a little steak sauce … and here’s where I may lose you. Trader Joes sells canned roasted beef in beef
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