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Homemade Staples: Sauteed Shallots with Rosemary

For some people the smell of cinnamon and apples is their absolute favorite cooking smell.  For others it’s vanilla.  Or baked cookies. All of these are great smells and invoke … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

An ingredient that I was extremely excited to cook with as part of  The Creative Kitchen Challenge was Brussels Sprouts!  For whatever reason, I have never made them before.  And … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · 11 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 4- Avocados

I have always had a nervous feeling about avocados.  Not quite the same feelings I had for mussels, or the artichoke (saving that monster for the last day of the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments