Archive | March, 2011

More Sunny Food for a Rainy Day – “linear caprese” photo featured in the LA Times Food section!

Yesterday I wrote about a wonderful spring-like dish — grilled steak and arugula salad – while the rain pelted against the window and the temperature dropped into the 40s. While I optimistically wrote about spring in hopes of creating some sunny weather mojo, another sign of spring sprang up in the LA Times Food section. […]

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Is Spring on your Dinner Table? – Fast and Flavorful Grilled Steak and Arugula Salad

All week I’ve been reading “tweets” and food blog posts about how spring is in the air and on the dinner table inspired by the produce and fruit in the vegetable aisle and the beautiful weather outside. This post by FabFrugalFood almost convinced me that it was true – the soup looks and sounds so […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Baking Bacon via Cooking Light Magazine

No time to write a post so how about a Wordless Wednesday? Tried a new technique for cooking bacon last night that I found in the March issue of Cooking Light magazine. The pictures tell most of the story. For more wordless recipes, check out Eat the Love’s March 4 post, 5SecondRules’s March 10 post and […]

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Beggar’s for Breakfast – French Fridays with Dorie the OMG! Yummy Way

For my second week cooking with this talented group of bloggers and cooks in the French Fridays with Dorie club, I have once again broken the post-on-Friday rule. After a long and emotionally draining week, we ended up calling out for pizza Friday night instead of cooking. So Plan B? Make this week’s recipe, Beggar’s Linguine, […]

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French Fridays with Dorie – Savory Cheese and Chive Bread

When I had the immense pleasure to meet the charming cookbook author and brilliant baker Dorie Greenspan at BlogHerFood last October, she asked me to write to her when I prepared something out of her new cookbook, Around My French Table. So last November, we made her fabulous dish Short Ribs in Red Wine and […]

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