June 2008

Daring Baker’s Braid Their Pastry

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by katerina on June 29, 2008

First let me just say I really liked this challenge of the Danish Braid. At first I was afraid it would be too daunting but in the end I had such a good time. The ingredients weren’t too expensive and we both gobbled it up. The only gotcha for me was completely my fault. After […]

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Chile-Coriander Chicken Recipe

27.06.2008Chicken
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I still have chicken fear – that is fear of poisoning your loved ones. However this is such a good marinade that even if you are me and you overcook the chicken it still tastes good believe it or not. This recipe comes from the The Barbecue Bible. [print_this]Chile-Coriander Chicken (serves 2-4) 4 chicken legs, […]

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Potato Gratin Recipe

25.06.2008Comfort
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Potatoes are unequivocally comfort food, and so here is an easy potato gratin recipe full of garlic and butter.

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Tomato, Broccolini and Chickpea Penne Recipe

24.06.2008Pasta
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Although I am naming this Tomato, Broccolini and Chickpea Pasta this is basically just a post-work-fridge pasta. I just happened to have a very well stocked fridge this day. Since I had cooked the chickpeas the previous day the ingredients were all nice and fresh so it was a lovely meal, and vegetarian too! [print_this]Tomato, […]

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My First Zucchini

21.06.2008Salad
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I am officially a proud mama. Will you look at this? The beginnings of the first squash to come out of my garden. I know, I know zucchini are allegedly dead easy to grow but I am still new to this whole veggie garden thing and I am easily impressed. (He is only about an […]

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Chile Orange Salad Dressing Recipe

20.06.2008Salad
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I made this dressing to go with a batch of enchiladas I made the other day. It was inspired by a recipe from here. Fresh, healthy and yummy. Do make sure you use fresh citrus juice. [print_this]Chile Orange Salad Dressing (makes 1/2C) 1/2t cumin 3/4t chili powder 1/4t salt pepper juice of one orange 1T […]

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Basic Breakfast Casserole Recipe

19.06.2008Breakfast
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I am really into a solid breakfast in the morning, especially one which I don’t have to pay for, but it can just be so hard to get organized. With this breakfast casserole I can have an instant and healthy breakfast sandwich in under 5 minutes every morning. Just nuke a wedge in the microwave, […]

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Simple Eggplant Spread Recipe

16.06.2008Appetizer
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I seem to have fallen off the planet a bit in the last week or so, I haven’t been cooking much at all and our kitchen is a disaster which makes me want to cook even less. I actually made this last weekend and am just getting around to posting it now. Shameful. One of […]

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Thai Grilled Beef Salad (Yum Neua) Recipe

06.06.2008Beef
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This Thai beef salad is spicy, crisp and surprising light — a perfect summer meal, or excellent for those of us watching our weight.

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Roasted Beet, Walnut and Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

02.06.2008Salad
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Not so sure about beets? Try this colorful and balanced salad.

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