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Eat the hype: I choose the dark side

May 19th, 2005 · No Comments

Ted went out with friends to the midnight showing at the movies tonight so I’m home alone with chocolate. It’s not sour grapes; instead it’s sweet. I couldn’t resist trying these new colors of MnM’s, although I don’t know why these pastel hues are considered Jedi tones. Then at another store, I found the Darth [...]

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Crab cakes and cobbler

April 3rd, 2005 · 3 Comments

For a special treat last night I made crab cakes and tartar sauce: served with baby potatoes, spinach salad, rustic bread and our current favorite white wine, Hofer’s Gruner Veltliner 2003. I bought two Dungeness crabs, cleaned, removing the meat and mixing it with bread crumbs, spices, egg and mayonnaise. Capers, pickles, parsley and scallions [...]

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An edible experiment Miss Muffet might enjoy: Making Palak Paneer (Indian Spinach and Cheese)

March 17th, 2005 · 2 Comments

When I saw Barrett’s post in the multi-authored-blog Too Many Chefs titled Curds and Whey – Indian Panir/Paneer – Easy Cheesy, I knew I had to try it, especially since the subsequent recipe for Palak Paneer – Indian Spinach and Cheese – First Version is one of my favorites to order in a restaurant. Making [...]

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If you ever decide to make me breakfast in bed

February 6th, 2005 · 3 Comments

Scheherazade began a scrumptious post on Eggs and Bananas with the sentence: If you ever decide to make me breakfast in bed, you should know that my favorite thing is eggs over easy, with maybe some toast or, even better, some spicy black beans and a couple of warm corn tortillas. She fried a banana [...]

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Maple snow 2005 version

January 15th, 2005 · 1 Comment

2004 version here (except photo error). For 2005 we used Vermont maple syrup, as linked in the post above, and created candy.

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