In My Kitchen

May 2016


clafoutis_creamApricot Almond Clafoutis (Custard Flan)

Chicken Soup with Herbed Dumplings

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January 2016







December 2015

Chicken Pot Pie via Ina Garten

Day Three Thanksgiving leftovers — Sweet Potato Hash with Chicken Apple Sausage

November 2015

MexicanLimeSoupDay Two Thanksgiving leftovers – Eva’s Mexican Lime Soup

TurkeyCranberrySandwichDay One Thanksgiving leftovers – Turkey Tarragon Salad Sandwich with Cranberry Relish

Maple_BrandyCelebrating the first snow with Maple Brandy with Candied Bacon

Curry_Roasted_Cauliflower_QuinoaMeatless Monday – Curry Roasted Cauliflower with Quinoa, Sweet Potato, Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

Homemade Frangelico with Oregon hazelnuts – This takes approximately two weeks to make. Here is the recipe on Serious Eats. Can’t wait!

White_Bean_Chicken_ChiliWhite Bean Chicken Chili. Posting this recipe soon!

chocolate_chip_cookies Possibly the best Thin Crispy Chocolate Chip Recipe. Eva made these when I visited her in Coronado, and I subsequently couldn’t wait to make them for Rob when I got home. BakerBettie is the BEST blog for breaking down the science of cookies!

October 2015

Pork_Loin_RoastBacon Wrapped Pork Loin Roast

pumpkin_soupPumpkin Soup with Goat Cheese

chicken_soupHomemade Chicken Soup

Curried Lamb StewThe weather suddenly changed and I made Curried Lamb Stew

Green_Pea_Lentil_SaladGreen Pea Lentil Salad

crab cakesIna Garten Crab Cakes on the Food Network

September 2015

pizzaPizza for a Sunday evening with the Emmys

TaboulehSaladTabouleh Salad with quinoa, lentils and kale

appletartApple Tart with leftover apples

ApplePiesMom’s Apple Pie (updated) as requested by Evan during his visit.

lasagneComfort Food — Lasagne

Tomato_Basil_SoupEarly September the weather changed suddenly and we found ourselves having a rainy afternoon. My go-to feel good — Tomato and Basil Soup. Quick and yummy!

Watermelon_PicklesWatermelon Pickles — yes, with leftover watermelon. What else?

Peanut_Butter_Cookies 8:30 p.m. Rob asks, “do we have any of your fabulous peanut butter cookies”? How am I going to refuse?! Within 30 minutes I whipped up a batch to satisfy my hubby’s sweet tooth. It is a C.L.A.S.S.I.C — Peanut Butter Cookies