Monthly Archives: January 2011

Fajitas with Cumin Seeds

This great slow cooker recipe made use of a half-pound piece of frozen steak we had left over from another meal. As the author of the recipe, Carol Heding Munson,  writes in her book, The Ultimate Slow Cooker Cookbook (page … Continue reading

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Beef Short Ribs

We made this recipe from Ina Garten (the Barefoot Contessa) recently. You can find the recipe from her show on Food Network here. We used less wine than she recommended (an entire bottle). Half that amount was plenty! We served … Continue reading

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Tuscan Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

We made this recipe last night. The recipe comes from Ellie Krieger’s book, The Food You Crave, on page 210. As we’ve noted previously, Ms. Krieger is a professor of nutrition and public health at NYU. Her recipes emphasize the … Continue reading

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Turkey Meatloaf

We made this recipe from a recent issue of the Penzeys catalog (Winter 2011). The source for this recipe is Robin Jackalone of Mesa, Arizona. The recipe is written here, because we could not find it on the Penzeys website. … Continue reading

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Chicken Chili

This is a ten-year old recipe from Ina Garten (aka the Barefoot Contessa) that we made recently. You can find the recipe here. As you may know, Ina Garten dislikes cilantro, but we don’t, so that was our first substitution … Continue reading

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Garbanzo Beans and Greens

We made this recipe to go with the beef tagine listed in the previous post. This recipe also comes from Allison Fishman’s recent appearance on the Today show. Garbanzo beans are also known as chickpeas. You could substitute other greens … Continue reading

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Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash

This recipe comes from a recent broadcast of the Today show. The featured chef was Allison Fishman, currently of Cooking Light magazine. The link to the recipe is here. we had a squash we wanted to use up, and the … Continue reading

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