May 2006

Lemon Pasta Recipe

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by katerina on May 27, 2006

Wanna really show off your homemade pasta? This is a fabulous recipe to take advantage, it’s not too harsh to overpower the delicate pasta, but it also really good in it’s own right. It’s also super simple. Our strata meeting ended at 8, and we were eating by 8:30. Serve this with a light salad […]

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Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Dipping Sauces Recipe

25.05.2006Appetizer
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These salad rolls look far more challenging then they actually are but the payoff is great. You can vary what you put in them but the basics start with vermicelli rice noodles and green onion, cilantro is also really nice. Also the larger sized rice paper makes it way easier to get them tightly rolled […]

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Brand Loyalty, a minor rant.

24.05.2006Tools

Perhaps this is an old fashioned thing, or maybe it is caused intentionally by big businesses – likely both – but I have trouble diverging myself from brand loyalties. This varies from everything to computer parts (ahh the love of apple products) to clothing and of course kitchen appliances. This habit recently became apparent in […]

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Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

23.05.2006Soup
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Funny thing about living on the west coast, all week long it was summer and then suddenly today it turned into fall. To go with the chill and the rain I thought I would make a simple butternut squash soup. This is another easy meal effort wise though it does take about an hour from […]

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Asparagus and Goat Cheese Pasta Recipe

18.05.2006Pasta
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I am sure every food blogger out there is also a food blogger reader. One of the blogs I read is Elise’s Simply Recipes. The other day it led me too discover Beyond Salmon. It was from this recipe that I was inspired to make this pasta. Asparagus is in season right now and it […]

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Tapenade Recipe

14.05.2006Appetizer
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Another thing I discovered an addiction to while working in restaurants – tapenade. I am a fan of both the green and black olive tapenade. Basically just a rich salty spread to have on bread or crackers or even sandwiches. For my Mum’s birthday, struck with indecision I made both. You can used canned olives, […]

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Classic French Lemon Tart Recipe

10.05.2006Dessert
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I am afraid I have had a very busy couple of weeks and gotten behind on my posting. One of the causes of this was my Mum’s birthday last weekend. We had a large not-birthday party for her and I helped make a few treats. The first was my all-time favorite dessert – lemon tart. […]

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How to Make Hollandaise

01.05.2006How-to

Since our move we haven’t found a really great breakfast place – all the really good ones in town have line-ups and I can’t bring myself to go to De Dutch or Denny’s for eggs benny. Lucky for me I got a lesson in how to make Hollandaise in my cooking class which I was […]

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