Copyright (c) 2014 FineCooking.com en-us FineCooking.com - Pielove's posts FineCooking.com - Pielove's posts http://www.finecooking.com/profile/Pielove Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:38:30 -0500 FineCooking.com - Pielove's posts FineCooking.com - Pielove's posts http://www.finecooking.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.finecooking.com/profile/Pielove <![CDATA[Recipes from Issue 119]]> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 19:15:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/46801/recipes-from-issue-119 http://www.finecooking.com/item/46801/recipes-from-issue-119 Recipes from Issue 119 Posted by Pielove
Good recipes from Issue 119: Two different chicken cacciatores, cider-glazed chicken, maple-orange cranberry sauce, apple parsnip soup, apple and blue cheese salad. An exceptionally good issue! ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/46801/recipes-from-issue-119
<![CDATA[Salt-crusted trout]]> Fri, 06 May 2011 20:15:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/33294/salt-crusted-trout http://www.finecooking.com/item/33294/salt-crusted-trout Salt-crusted trout Posted by Pielove
I was at the fish market getting smelt, which my daughter absolutely adores ("minnows!!") when I spied this lovely golden trout.  We had a lot of fun salt-crusting it-- making the crust and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/33294/salt-crusted-trout
<![CDATA[Macarons]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:31:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/32026/macarons http://www.finecooking.com/item/32026/macarons Macarons Posted by Pielove
Okay, I thought macarons were supposed to be hard to make-- other discussions I have seen mention the proper ageing of the egg whites, and common failures of macaronage, almost as if some magic were... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/32026/macarons
<![CDATA[Soup Week: Cambodian Sour Fish Soup with Soba Noodles]]> Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:24:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/30223/soup-week-cambodian-sour-fish-soup-with-soba-noodles http://www.finecooking.com/item/30223/soup-week-cambodian-sour-fish-soup-with-soba-noodles Soup Week: Cambodian Sour Fish Soup with Soba Noodles Posted by Pielove
I could eat a lot of this soup-- it's light and brothy, with a great sour note from the tamarind, plus a satisfying meaty texture from the fish, then ginger and wonderful herbal garnishes to add... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/30223/soup-week-cambodian-sour-fish-soup-with-soba-noodles
<![CDATA[Soup Week: Sauerkraut and Kielbasa Soup]]> Sun, 27 Feb 2011 13:35:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/30149/soup-week-sauerkraut-and-kielbasa-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/30149/soup-week-sauerkraut-and-kielbasa-soup Soup Week: Sauerkraut and Kielbasa Soup Posted by Pielove
It's easy to get carried away when you're making homemade sauerkraut.  The cabbage is very inexpensive and before you know it, you've shredded and salted 20 pounds of cabbage. nbspThen... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/30149/soup-week-sauerkraut-and-kielbasa-soup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Banana Split Brownies]]> Sat, 22 Jan 2011 22:18:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28784/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-split-brownies http://www.finecooking.com/item/28784/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-split-brownies Cook the Issue 2010: Banana Split Brownies Posted by Pielove
After the braised pork, this made a decadent dessert.  The banana is subtle here-- maybe some sliced banana and whipped cream would be in order.  I love the ganache and marshmallows on top... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28784/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-split-brownies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Braised in Banana Leaves with Manchamantel Sauce]]> Sat, 22 Jan 2011 21:23:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28778/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-braised-in-banana-leaves-with-manchamantel-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/28778/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-braised-in-banana-leaves-with-manchamantel-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Braised in Banana Leaves with Manchamantel Sauce Posted by Pielove
Hmm, I may have chosen my top 10 too soon, because this recipe surely should be on it-- the whole family loved it, for a total of six thumbs up.  The pork is succulent and tender and the sauce... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28778/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-braised-in-banana-leaves-with-manchamantel-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Mustard-Dill Dipping Sauce]]> Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:58:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28715/cook-the-issue-2010-pretzel-crusted-chicken-breasts-with-mustard-dill-dipping-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/28715/cook-the-issue-2010-pretzel-crusted-chicken-breasts-with-mustard-dill-dipping-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Pretzel-Crusted Chicken Breasts with Mustard-Dill Dipping Sauce Posted by Pielove
This was really tasty and got two thumbs up from the whole family-- I usually do chicken cutlets with panko, but the pretzels made a tastier crust.  As an added benefit, I got to use up a few... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28715/cook-the-issue-2010-pretzel-crusted-chicken-breasts-with-mustard-dill-dipping-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Barley Soup with Fennel, Leeks, and Bacon]]> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 19:39:17 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28431/cook-the-issue-2010-barley-soup-with-fennel-leeks-and-bacon http://www.finecooking.com/item/28431/cook-the-issue-2010-barley-soup-with-fennel-leeks-and-bacon Cook the Issue 2010: Barley Soup with Fennel, Leeks, and Bacon Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from the "What we're cooking now" section of Issue 109.  I used a bit more bacon than the recipe suggested, because I had a heel of Hungarian Bende Bacon to use up-- so this ended... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28431/cook-the-issue-2010-barley-soup-with-fennel-leeks-and-bacon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet-and-Sour Pork Chops with Pickled Fennel]]> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:07:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28289/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-and-sour-pork-chops-with-pickled-fennel http://www.finecooking.com/item/28289/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-and-sour-pork-chops-with-pickled-fennel Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet-and-Sour Pork Chops with Pickled Fennel Posted by Pielove
This was a big hit-- awarded two thumbs up by the whole family.  My daughter loved the meat, little carnivore that she is.  ("Honey, what do you want for your birthday dinner"... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28289/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-and-sour-pork-chops-with-pickled-fennel
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Creamed spinach]]> Wed, 12 Jan 2011 21:02:37 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/28287/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-spinach http://www.finecooking.com/item/28287/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-spinach Cook the Issue 2010: Creamed spinach Posted by Pielove
My mom has been asking when I am going to make the creamed spinach, so here it is!  (hi mom!)  Of course, mother knows best-- this is really tasty.  liamsaunt is right, it is really... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/28287/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-spinach
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Steamed Pork Buns-- 250th Post!!]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:44:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27943/cook-the-issue-2010-steamed-pork-buns-250th-post http://www.finecooking.com/item/27943/cook-the-issue-2010-steamed-pork-buns-250th-post Cook the Issue 2010: Steamed Pork Buns-- 250th Post!! Posted by Pielove
These came out great, even though they look like heck.  My daughter and I watched the instructional video together and she was really excited to help with this.  There is one spot in the... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi Hot Pot with Udon]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 20:35:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27940/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-hot-pot-with-udon http://www.finecooking.com/item/27940/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-hot-pot-with-udon Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi Hot Pot with Udon Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from the sidebar on how to use up all that kimchi.  I have to say that these recipes are so effective that I've almost used up all that kimchi already- but I bought another head... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27940/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-hot-pot-with-udon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Peppermint Meringue Kisses]]> Sun, 09 Jan 2011 15:31:25 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27881/cook-the-issue-2010-peppermint-meringue-kisses http://www.finecooking.com/item/27881/cook-the-issue-2010-peppermint-meringue-kisses Cook the Issue 2010: Peppermint Meringue Kisses Posted by Pielove
I had a lot of egg whites left over after making the lemon curd for the tart, so I made a double recipe.  Actually, my daughter and I made a double recipe-- we watched the online video together... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27881/cook-the-issue-2010-peppermint-meringue-kisses
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Rosemary-Lemon Tart with Almond Shortbread]]> Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:48:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27832/cook-the-issue-2010-rosemary-lemon-tart-with-almond-shortbread http://www.finecooking.com/item/27832/cook-the-issue-2010-rosemary-lemon-tart-with-almond-shortbread Cook the Issue 2010: Rosemary-Lemon Tart with Almond Shortbread Posted by Pielove
I used almonds instead of pine nuts-- I'm waiting for the price on the pine nuts to come down a little more before I spring for another Costco-sized bag.  Taking a cue (yet again) from... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27832/cook-the-issue-2010-rosemary-lemon-tart-with-almond-shortbread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: French Apple Turnovers]]> Sat, 08 Jan 2011 15:15:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27830/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-turnovers http://www.finecooking.com/item/27830/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-turnovers Cook the Issue 2010: French Apple Turnovers Posted by Pielove
Tres facile!  This made a great breakfast.  Somehow, I feel that turnovers should be triangular-- rectangular is just not right-- so my "slippers" had pointy toes.  Also, I like a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27830/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-turnovers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi Scrambled Eggs]]> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 21:16:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27790/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-scrambled-eggs http://www.finecooking.com/item/27790/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-scrambled-eggs Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi Scrambled Eggs Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from the sidebar in the kimchi article-- how to use up that GIANT VAT of kimchi that you just made.  My husband and daughter were having pasta puttanesca for dinner, but I'm just... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27790/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi-scrambled-eggs
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pickled Fennel with Mustard and Peppercorns]]> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 12:42:07 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27770/cook-the-issue-2010-pickled-fennel-with-mustard-and-peppercorns http://www.finecooking.com/item/27770/cook-the-issue-2010-pickled-fennel-with-mustard-and-peppercorns Cook the Issue 2010: Pickled Fennel with Mustard and Peppercorns Posted by Pielove
Fennel, which I discovered through my CSA, has become a favorite, so I am looking forward to trying these pickles/  I didn't have white wine vinegar, so I used apple cider vinegar instead... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27770/cook-the-issue-2010-pickled-fennel-with-mustard-and-peppercorns
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Celery, Fennel, and Black Olive Salad with Parmigiano Dressing]]> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 20:06:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27735/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-fennel-and-black-olive-salad-with-parmigiano-dressing http://www.finecooking.com/item/27735/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-fennel-and-black-olive-salad-with-parmigiano-dressing Cook the Issue 2010: Celery, Fennel, and Black Olive Salad with Parmigiano Dressing Posted by Pielove
It's fresh, it's crunchy, and it's the middle of winter!  I love celery and fennel, so this salad was a real winner in my book-- creamy and crunchy like a good coleslaw, but with the complex... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27735/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-fennel-and-black-olive-salad-with-parmigiano-dressing
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chinese Barbecued Roast Pork]]> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 20:42:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27674/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-barbecued-roast-pork http://www.finecooking.com/item/27674/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-barbecued-roast-pork Cook the Issue 2010: Chinese Barbecued Roast Pork Posted by Pielove
So, I wasn't planning to make the BBQ pork, as I don't really have time to make pork buns.  Then I saw this lovely (huge!) pork roast on sale at my local supermarket.  Now I have a TON of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27674/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-barbecued-roast-pork
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cream of Celery and Celery Root Soup]]> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 21:26:04 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27619/cook-the-issue-2010-cream-of-celery-and-celery-root-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/27619/cook-the-issue-2010-cream-of-celery-and-celery-root-soup Cook the Issue 2010: Cream of Celery and Celery Root Soup Posted by Pielove
I wasn't expecting much with this soup, but it was really tasty-- the combination of celery and celery root made for both deep taste, and lovely texture.  We were running late, so I skipped the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27619/cook-the-issue-2010-cream-of-celery-and-celery-root-soup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi]]> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 20:54:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27613/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi http://www.finecooking.com/item/27613/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi Cook the Issue 2010: Kimchi Posted by Pielove
I was wondering when Fine Cooking would get on board the fermentation trend and I am so glad they finally did-- this is an excellent kimchi recipe, just what I have been looking for.  We make... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27613/cook-the-issue-2010-kimchi
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: The Manhattan]]> Sun, 02 Jan 2011 20:03:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27496/cook-the-issue-2010-the-manhattan http://www.finecooking.com/item/27496/cook-the-issue-2010-the-manhattan Cook the Issue 2010: The Manhattan Posted by Pielove
I had the martini, but he had the Manhattan!  Someone got some very tasty rye whiskey for Christmas, so we decided to try out the side-by-side cocktails.  This recipe is the same formula as... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27496/cook-the-issue-2010-the-manhattan
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: The Martini]]> Sun, 02 Jan 2011 19:53:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27489/cook-the-issue-2010-the-martini http://www.finecooking.com/item/27489/cook-the-issue-2010-the-martini Cook the Issue 2010: The Martini Posted by Pielove
Well, we got back to Chicago today from a long visit back East, including cancelled flights and too much driving to the airport, but lots of fun and good times with my side of the family. nbspSo... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27489/cook-the-issue-2010-the-martini
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 1020: Chewy Sugar Cookies]]> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:06:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27442/cook-the-issue-1020-chewy-sugar-cookies http://www.finecooking.com/item/27442/cook-the-issue-1020-chewy-sugar-cookies Cook the Issue 1020: Chewy Sugar Cookies Posted by Pielove
The winner: three out of four of us preferred the chewy sugar cookies-- that soft texture, sugary outside, and vanilla-y inside make for a great cookie.  I used honey instead of corn syrup, as... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27442/cook-the-issue-1020-chewy-sugar-cookies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Crunchy Sugar Cookies]]> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:00:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27435/cook-the-issue-2010-crunchy-sugar-cookies http://www.finecooking.com/item/27435/cook-the-issue-2010-crunchy-sugar-cookies Cook the Issue 2010: Crunchy Sugar Cookies Posted by Pielove
Happy New Year!  We tried both sugar cookies in parallel to see which one we liked better.  Here is the crunchy sugar cookie, which is indeed crunchy, with great crisp taste and a bit of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27435/cook-the-issue-2010-crunchy-sugar-cookies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Bittersweet Chocolate Pots de Crème]]> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 19:27:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27157/cook-the-issue-2010-bittersweet-chocolate-pots-de-crme http://www.finecooking.com/item/27157/cook-the-issue-2010-bittersweet-chocolate-pots-de-crme Cook the Issue 2010: Bittersweet Chocolate Pots de Crème Posted by Pielove
This recipe is a keeper-- rich, chocolatey, smooth, and really really easy.  I doubled the recipe-- if you're going to dirty all those dishes, why just make two servings?  My whole family... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27157/cook-the-issue-2010-bittersweet-chocolate-pots-de-crme
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Green Salad with Davey Apple, Prosciutto, and Avocado]]> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 19:22:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27155/cook-the-issue-2010-green-salad-with-davey-apple-prosciutto-and-avocado http://www.finecooking.com/item/27155/cook-the-issue-2010-green-salad-with-davey-apple-prosciutto-and-avocado Cook the Issue 2010: Green Salad with Davey Apple, Prosciutto, and Avocado Posted by Pielove
We had bad luck with the pears from the market-- four out of four were rotten inside, but looked fine outside.  So, apple salad it is!  This salad is excellent-- nice and light, but with a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27155/cook-the-issue-2010-green-salad-with-davey-apple-prosciutto-and-avocado
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Overnight Banana Sticky Buns with Pecans]]> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 09:45:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27149/cook-the-issue-2010-overnight-banana-sticky-buns-with-pecans http://www.finecooking.com/item/27149/cook-the-issue-2010-overnight-banana-sticky-buns-with-pecans Cook the Issue 2010: Overnight Banana Sticky Buns with Pecans Posted by Pielove
After yesterday's poorly-received creamed brussels sprouts, mouths were definitely watering over these sticky buns-- and rightly so, they are delicious.  I made a half-recipe of caramel... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27149/cook-the-issue-2010-overnight-banana-sticky-buns-with-pecans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Poached Eggs with Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Bacon]]> Sat, 25 Dec 2010 10:18:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27137/cook-the-issue-2010-poached-eggs-with-creamy-brussels-sprouts-and-bacon http://www.finecooking.com/item/27137/cook-the-issue-2010-poached-eggs-with-creamy-brussels-sprouts-and-bacon Cook the Issue 2010: Poached Eggs with Creamy Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Posted by Pielove
The world is divided into two types of people: those who are ready for Brussels Sprouts for breakfast (me) and those who are not (everyone else).  For the former (we few, we happy few), this... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27137/cook-the-issue-2010-poached-eggs-with-creamy-brussels-sprouts-and-bacon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Lemon-Glazed Banana Scones with Crystallized Ginger]]> Fri, 24 Dec 2010 10:12:04 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/27122/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-glazed-banana-scones-with-crystallized-ginger http://www.finecooking.com/item/27122/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-glazed-banana-scones-with-crystallized-ginger Cook the Issue 2010: Lemon-Glazed Banana Scones with Crystallized Ginger Posted by Pielove
My family has been reading my posts on all the wild things I have been cooking this year in the Challenge-- so since I am visiting for Christmas, I thought it would be fun to cook a few things for... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/27122/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-glazed-banana-scones-with-crystallized-ginger
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Scallops with Butternut Squash and Orzo]]> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 20:50:10 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26965/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-scallops-with-butternut-squash-and-orzo http://www.finecooking.com/item/26965/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-scallops-with-butternut-squash-and-orzo Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Scallops with Butternut Squash and Orzo Posted by Pielove
I never make scallops, but when I saw some really beautiful plump diver scallops (the scallops were plump, I have no idea about the diver) in the fish market, I had to spring for them. nbspThe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26965/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-scallops-with-butternut-squash-and-orzo
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sesame Steak Salad with Asian Pears]]> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 20:36:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26918/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-steak-salad-with-asian-pears http://www.finecooking.com/item/26918/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-steak-salad-with-asian-pears Cook the Issue 2010: Sesame Steak Salad with Asian Pears Posted by Pielove
I used leftover rib-eye and (following liamsaunt's lead) did not cook the slices, but left it nice and rare-- yum.  It made a great salad with the juicy, crunchy pears-- with the sesame and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26918/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-steak-salad-with-asian-pears
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Croque-Madame Sandwiches]]> Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:19:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26869/cook-the-issue-2010-croque-madame-sandwiches http://www.finecooking.com/item/26869/cook-the-issue-2010-croque-madame-sandwiches Cook the Issue 2010: Croque-Madame Sandwiches Posted by Pielove
Madame, your croque is delicious, But I must protest it uses too many dishious.   ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26869/cook-the-issue-2010-croque-madame-sandwiches
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Rib-Eyes with Romesco Sauce and Wilted Spinach with Olives]]> Sun, 12 Dec 2010 21:07:37 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26833/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-rib-eyes-with-romesco-sauce-and-wilted-spinach-with-olives http://www.finecooking.com/item/26833/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-rib-eyes-with-romesco-sauce-and-wilted-spinach-with-olives Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Rib-Eyes with Romesco Sauce and Wilted Spinach with Olives Posted by Pielove
The combination of steak, sauce, and veg makes a delicious meal.  I had some really wonderful steaks from our meat people (http://www.heartlandmeats.com/) and I managed to cook them perfectly by... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26833/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-rib-eyes-with-romesco-sauce-and-wilted-spinach-with-olives
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Vegetarian Chopped Liver]]> Sun, 12 Dec 2010 16:33:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26818/cook-the-issue-2010-vegetarian-chopped-liver http://www.finecooking.com/item/26818/cook-the-issue-2010-vegetarian-chopped-liver Cook the Issue 2010: Vegetarian Chopped Liver Posted by Pielove
Chopped liver is one of my favorite spreads-- it's so rich and tasty.  This spread looks uncannily like real chopped liver and is just as tasty-- if not better.  I love mushrooms-- I had a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26818/cook-the-issue-2010-vegetarian-chopped-liver
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pear Fritters with Lemon and Ginger]]> Sat, 11 Dec 2010 11:03:55 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26761/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-fritters-with-lemon-and-ginger http://www.finecooking.com/item/26761/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-fritters-with-lemon-and-ginger Cook the Issue 2010: Pear Fritters with Lemon and Ginger Posted by Pielove
We made these fritters for breakfast on a cold Saturday, with rain in the forecast.  By popular (ie loud) demand, I rolled them in cinnamon powdered sugar-- let it snow!  These were really... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26761/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-fritters-with-lemon-and-ginger
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Cutlets and Black Beans with Tangerine-Habanero Mojo Sauce]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2010 20:35:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26693/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-cutlets-and-black-beans-with-tangerine-habanero-mojo-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/26693/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-cutlets-and-black-beans-with-tangerine-habanero-mojo-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Cutlets and Black Beans with Tangerine-Habanero Mojo Sauce Posted by Pielove
This is a great recipe-- fast and easy, but so tasty.  It was a big hit with my chicken-loving daughter and my chicken-apathetic husband.  Last night he took a few bites of the roast... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26693/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-cutlets-and-black-beans-with-tangerine-habanero-mojo-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Yogurt-Marinated Roast Chicken]]> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 21:32:04 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26651/cook-the-issue-2010-yogurt-marinated-roast-chicken http://www.finecooking.com/item/26651/cook-the-issue-2010-yogurt-marinated-roast-chicken Cook the Issue 2010: Yogurt-Marinated Roast Chicken Posted by Pielove
This was tasty-- I don't know why it has the white spot in the middle, I must have left a big gob of marinade there.  Anyway, it was easy and flavorful.  I got a chicken 2-pack from Costco... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26651/cook-the-issue-2010-yogurt-marinated-roast-chicken
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Ham Lo Mein with Snow Peas]]> Tue, 07 Dec 2010 20:33:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26582/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-lo-mein-with-snow-peas http://www.finecooking.com/item/26582/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-lo-mein-with-snow-peas Cook the Issue 2010: Ham Lo Mein with Snow Peas Posted by Pielove
This is a fairly standard lo mein recipe, nothing earthshattering-- but in a good way, as my noodle-loving family (especially the kid) really enjoyed it.  My daughter liked it so much she... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26582/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-lo-mein-with-snow-peas
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage]]> Sun, 05 Dec 2010 20:28:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26470/cook-the-issue-2010-butternut-squash-risotto-with-sage http://www.finecooking.com/item/26470/cook-the-issue-2010-butternut-squash-risotto-with-sage Cook the Issue 2010: Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage Posted by Pielove
This is from "What We're Cooking Now", Issue 108, page 18.  I love risotto, with its creamy richness from the broth, rice, and cheese.  The addition of butternut squash made it even better... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26470/cook-the-issue-2010-butternut-squash-risotto-with-sage
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Five-Spice-Glazed Salmon ]]> Sun, 05 Dec 2010 20:04:49 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26468/cook-the-issue-2010-five-spice-glazed-salmon http://www.finecooking.com/item/26468/cook-the-issue-2010-five-spice-glazed-salmon Cook the Issue 2010: Five-Spice-Glazed Salmon Posted by Pielove
This salmon is delicious and was a bit hit with everyone, plus it was very easy to make.  Next time I might add a bit of ginger, but I do love teriyaki salmon.  The green beans looked awful... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26468/cook-the-issue-2010-five-spice-glazed-salmon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Apple, Fennel, and Cheddar Cheese Straws]]> Sat, 04 Dec 2010 21:22:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26413/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-fennel-and-cheddar-cheese-straws http://www.finecooking.com/item/26413/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-fennel-and-cheddar-cheese-straws Cook the Issue 2010: Apple, Fennel, and Cheddar Cheese Straws Posted by Pielove
I made these for a party with the in-laws and they were a big hit.  I've made cheese straws for this crowd before, but with these, there were comments like- -what is that hint of sweetness, it... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26413/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-fennel-and-cheddar-cheese-straws
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Candied Peel --> Orangettes]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 22:13:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26386/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-peel-orangettes http://www.finecooking.com/item/26386/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-peel-orangettes Cook the Issue 2010: Candied Peel --> Orangettes Posted by Pielove
Sometimes, when you are tempering a pound of your best Guittard for Christmas treats for your in-laws, it is good to give yourself a little treat too.  Orangettes are just candied orange peel... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26386/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-peel-orangettes
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Ham and Polenta Spoonbread]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 22:08:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26384/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-and-polenta-spoonbread http://www.finecooking.com/item/26384/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-and-polenta-spoonbread Cook the Issue 2010: Ham and Polenta Spoonbread Posted by Pielove
This was declared a winner by my husband and me, but completely shunned by my daughter-- can't win 'em all!  We enjoyed a good shot of hot sauce on top, and loved the creamy but nubbly corn... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26384/cook-the-issue-2010-ham-and-polenta-spoonbread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Creme Brulee Cookies]]> Wed, 01 Dec 2010 20:17:47 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26258/cook-the-issue-2010-creme-brulee-cookies http://www.finecooking.com/item/26258/cook-the-issue-2010-creme-brulee-cookies Cook the Issue 2010: Creme Brulee Cookies Posted by Pielove
These cookies taste great and smell wonderful when they are cooking-- the whole house smells of vanilla!  I like the big, soft cookie and the slightly chewy caramelized top.  Hmm, they look... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26258/cook-the-issue-2010-creme-brulee-cookies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Ham with Rosemary, Garlic, and Lemon]]> Tue, 30 Nov 2010 22:12:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26123/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-ham-with-rosemary-garlic-and-lemon http://www.finecooking.com/item/26123/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-ham-with-rosemary-garlic-and-lemon Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Ham with Rosemary, Garlic, and Lemon Posted by Pielove
Who defined eternity as two people and a ham?  After devouring the last of the turkey leftovers today, it is on to ham!  I wasn't going to commit to another big hunk of meat, but... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26123/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-ham-with-rosemary-garlic-and-lemon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey Soup with Dill Dumplings]]> Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:21:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26112/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-soup-with-dill-dumplings http://www.finecooking.com/item/26112/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-soup-with-dill-dumplings Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey Soup with Dill Dumplings Posted by Pielove
This soup was really satisfying-- and not just because it represents the last of my leftover turkey!  It was tasty and quite different from my usual turkey soup too.  I rarely use parsnips... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26112/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-soup-with-dill-dumplings
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Jícama, Radish, and Pickled Shallot Salad with Feta]]> Sun, 28 Nov 2010 17:41:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26080/cook-the-issue-2010-jcama-radish-and-pickled-shallot-salad-with-feta http://www.finecooking.com/item/26080/cook-the-issue-2010-jcama-radish-and-pickled-shallot-salad-with-feta Cook the Issue 2010: Jícama, Radish, and Pickled Shallot Salad with Feta Posted by Pielove
Okay, so I have been walking by the jicama in my market for years wondering if it was worth picking one up, so I was glad to try this salad-- the good review from liamsaunt also made me want to try... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26080/cook-the-issue-2010-jcama-radish-and-pickled-shallot-salad-with-feta
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Rigatoni with Turkey Bolognese]]> Sat, 27 Nov 2010 20:24:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26030/cook-the-issue-2010-rigatoni-with-turkey-bolognese http://www.finecooking.com/item/26030/cook-the-issue-2010-rigatoni-with-turkey-bolognese Cook the Issue 2010: Rigatoni with Turkey Bolognese Posted by Pielove
Well, this was okay but did not wow me.  It took a lot longer to reduce than I thought, so at dinnertime the sauce was still really liquid and just flowed off the pasta.  It was fairly... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26030/cook-the-issue-2010-rigatoni-with-turkey-bolognese
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Candied Citrus Peel]]> Sat, 27 Nov 2010 17:06:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26020/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-citrus-peel http://www.finecooking.com/item/26020/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-citrus-peel Cook the Issue 2010: Candied Citrus Peel Posted by Pielove
I made two mistakes in this recipe.  First, I had only a few of each kind of fruit around the house, so I mixed orange and grapefruit peel in the same syrup-- unfortunately, the grapefruit peel... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26020/cook-the-issue-2010-candied-citrus-peel
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Elephant Ears]]> Sat, 27 Nov 2010 16:58:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/26018/cook-the-issue-2010-elephant-ears http://www.finecooking.com/item/26018/cook-the-issue-2010-elephant-ears Cook the Issue 2010: Elephant Ears Posted by Pielove
This recipe is part of a video that is one of the online extras for Issue 108, accompanying the cookie article.  Although it is well-hidden on the "Current Issue" page, it has a few real gems... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/26018/cook-the-issue-2010-elephant-ears
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pear, Cranberry, and Orange Mostarda]]> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:52:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25925/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-cranberry-and-orange-mostarda http://www.finecooking.com/item/25925/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-cranberry-and-orange-mostarda Cook the Issue 2010: Pear, Cranberry, and Orange Mostarda Posted by Pielove
The concept of a "mostarda" had never entered my culinary space before-- in fact, I would have been hard-pressed to guess whether it was a foodstuff or a sports car.  However, a challenge is a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25925/cook-the-issue-2010-pear-cranberry-and-orange-mostarda
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Herb Gravy for a Brined Turkey]]> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:42:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25923/cook-the-issue-2010-herb-gravy-for-a-brined-turkey http://www.finecooking.com/item/25923/cook-the-issue-2010-herb-gravy-for-a-brined-turkey Cook the Issue 2010: Herb Gravy for a Brined Turkey Posted by Pielove
This recipe made a lovely, light (ie not pasty) gravy with excellent flavor.  My bird did not produce a lot of fat and "drippings"-- I don't know why.  So I used all the stuff in the pan... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25923/cook-the-issue-2010-herb-gravy-for-a-brined-turkey
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Herb and Salt-Rubbed Roasted Turkey]]> Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:35:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25920/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-herb-and-salt-rubbed-roasted-turkey http://www.finecooking.com/item/25920/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-herb-and-salt-rubbed-roasted-turkey Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Herb and Salt-Rubbed Roasted Turkey Posted by Pielove
Yes I did roast a turkey the day before Thanksgiving-- we go to the in-laws and never get enough leftovers, so I have to roast my own bird.  Plus I'm quite certain that the in-laws bird will not... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25920/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-herb-and-salt-rubbed-roasted-turkey
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cranberry Cinnamon Compote]]> Mon, 22 Nov 2010 20:36:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25760/cook-the-issue-2010-cranberry-cinnamon-compote http://www.finecooking.com/item/25760/cook-the-issue-2010-cranberry-cinnamon-compote Cook the Issue 2010: Cranberry Cinnamon Compote Posted by Pielove
This is another recipe from the "What we're cooking now" section of Issue 108.  This is the reader contribution-- thanks Andie!!  The method here is very similar to the directions for... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25760/cook-the-issue-2010-cranberry-cinnamon-compote
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Warm Cabbage Slaw with Pecans]]> Sun, 21 Nov 2010 17:39:07 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25686/cook-the-issue-2010-warm-cabbage-slaw-with-pecans http://www.finecooking.com/item/25686/cook-the-issue-2010-warm-cabbage-slaw-with-pecans Cook the Issue 2010:  Warm Cabbage Slaw with Pecans Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from the "What We're Cooking Now" section of Issue 108, page 18.  This is a tasty slaw with a pleasing balance of sweet and tart, plus the added crunch of toasted pecans. nbspI... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25686/cook-the-issue-2010-warm-cabbage-slaw-with-pecans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cannellini Beans with Lemon, Roasted Red Peppers, and Bacon]]> Sun, 21 Nov 2010 16:01:49 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25676/cook-the-issue-2010-cannellini-beans-with-lemon-roasted-red-peppers-and-bacon http://www.finecooking.com/item/25676/cook-the-issue-2010-cannellini-beans-with-lemon-roasted-red-peppers-and-bacon Cook the Issue 2010: Cannellini Beans with Lemon, Roasted Red Peppers, and Bacon Posted by Pielove
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 4: Chicken Liver Pate]]> Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:33:51 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25667/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-4-chicken-liver-pate http://www.finecooking.com/item/25667/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-4-chicken-liver-pate Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 4: Chicken Liver Pate Posted by Pielove
Posted well after the fact, here is the last component of the Beef Wellington.  It was kind of gross to make, as the livers pureed into this pink, liquidy glop that bakes up into a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25667/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-4-chicken-liver-pate
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip]]> Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:17:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25665/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-pepper-and-feta-dip http://www.finecooking.com/item/25665/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-pepper-and-feta-dip Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Dip Posted by Pielove
This dip, with red peppers, dill, and feta, kind of reminds me of the Serbian dip ajvar, which I can buy in jars in my local grocery.  This dip was very good, but has very strong flavors-- with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25665/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-pepper-and-feta-dip
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Holidays, Sparkling Sidecar]]> Sun, 21 Nov 2010 12:10:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25662/cook-the-issue-2010-holidays-sparkling-sidecar http://www.finecooking.com/item/25662/cook-the-issue-2010-holidays-sparkling-sidecar Cook the Issue 2010: Holidays, Sparkling Sidecar Posted by Pielove
Starting a party with a sparkling cocktail is a fabulous way to get things rolling.  We served these for the Wellington party and they were delicious and so festive.  I also tried a couple... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: 200th post!! Beef Wellington]]> Sat, 20 Nov 2010 22:47:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25644/cook-the-issue-2010-200th-post-beef-wellington http://www.finecooking.com/item/25644/cook-the-issue-2010-200th-post-beef-wellington Cook the Issue 2010: 200th post!! Beef Wellington Posted by Pielove
This was a lot of work, but wow, what a dish-- incredible.  We had a little dinner party to celebrate the occasion-- everyone was quite taken with this recipe: "excellent", and "amazing" were... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25644/cook-the-issue-2010-200th-post-beef-wellington
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Carrot and Leek Soup with Croutons]]> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 20:35:50 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25345/cook-the-issue-2010-carrot-and-leek-soup-with-croutons http://www.finecooking.com/item/25345/cook-the-issue-2010-carrot-and-leek-soup-with-croutons Cook the Issue 2010: Carrot and Leek Soup with Croutons Posted by Pielove
This soup was thick and satisfying-- both my husband and I loved it and my daughter even conceded that she would eat it if there were no more noodles left.  I omitted the herbs in the croutons... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25345/cook-the-issue-2010-carrot-and-leek-soup-with-croutons
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Cauliflower with Olives and Pecorino]]> Sun, 14 Nov 2010 19:31:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25308/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-olives-and-pecorino http://www.finecooking.com/item/25308/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-olives-and-pecorino Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Cauliflower with Olives and Pecorino Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from the "What we're cooking now" section, page 18, of Issue 108.  Well, we love roasted cauliflower and we love tapenade (which is substantially equivalent to the olive mixture... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25308/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-olives-and-pecorino
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Popcorn with Sweet Butter and Sea Salt]]> Sun, 14 Nov 2010 16:18:22 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25296/cook-the-issue-2010-popcorn-with-sweet-butter-and-sea-salt http://www.finecooking.com/item/25296/cook-the-issue-2010-popcorn-with-sweet-butter-and-sea-salt Cook the Issue 2010: Popcorn with Sweet Butter and Sea Salt Posted by Pielove
I love popcorn and I found the slight sweetness of this recipe compelling-- I had to put the remainder in a bag so I wouldn't eat it all.  It didn't hurt that I used my best butter and fleur de... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25296/cook-the-issue-2010-popcorn-with-sweet-butter-and-sea-salt
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chocolate-Dipped Chocolate-Raspberry Sandwich Cookies]]> Sat, 13 Nov 2010 16:22:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25267/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-dipped-chocolate-raspberry-sandwich-cookies http://www.finecooking.com/item/25267/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-dipped-chocolate-raspberry-sandwich-cookies Cook the Issue 2010: Chocolate-Dipped Chocolate-Raspberry Sandwich Cookies Posted by Pielove
These are fancy, fussy cookies, but really good.  I had some gorgeous homemade raspberry jam from my mom, so I used that instead of apricot.  Sandwich cookies are off my holiday list-- the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25267/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-dipped-chocolate-raspberry-sandwich-cookies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Chops with Pears and Green Peppercorn Sauce]]> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 21:37:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25245/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-pears-and-green-peppercorn-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/25245/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-pears-and-green-peppercorn-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Chops with Pears and Green Peppercorn Sauce Posted by Pielove
This recipe is one of the online extras not found in the print magazine, but it is really a keeper of a recipe.  I used pork chops instead of veal, but this would also be good with chicken... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25245/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-pears-and-green-peppercorn-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Pancetta]]> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:52:47 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25205/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-brussels-sprouts-with-onions-and-pancetta http://www.finecooking.com/item/25205/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-brussels-sprouts-with-onions-and-pancetta Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Onions and Pancetta Posted by Pielove
Mmm, brussels sprouts.  This is my last of the 5 sprout recipes from the Fall for Vegetables article in Issue 107.  Based on a tip from Biscuit in the old Cook's Talk, instead of boiling... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25205/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-brussels-sprouts-with-onions-and-pancetta
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Puree with Sauteed Scallions]]> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:45:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25203/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-puree-with-sauteed-scallions http://www.finecooking.com/item/25203/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-puree-with-sauteed-scallions Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Puree with Sauteed Scallions Posted by Pielove
Despite my sweet potatoes being oddly fibrous, this was very tasty-- I loved the sweetness of the scallions-- a lovely break from my usual mashed potatoes.  From the sweet potato recipes in the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25203/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-puree-with-sauteed-scallions
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Gorgonzola and Pecan Stuffed Pears with Pancetta Crisps and Salad]]> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 20:19:08 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25146/cook-the-issue-2010-gorgonzola-and-pecan-stuffed-pears-with-pancetta-crisps-and-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/25146/cook-the-issue-2010-gorgonzola-and-pecan-stuffed-pears-with-pancetta-crisps-and-salad Cook the Issue 2010: Gorgonzola and Pecan Stuffed Pears with Pancetta Crisps and Salad Posted by Pielove
This was one tasty salad-- I was a little light on the greens for the amount of pear, but the pear itself was very good, with sweet soft pear flesh, crunchy nuts, and rich salty cheese. nbspMy... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25146/cook-the-issue-2010-gorgonzola-and-pecan-stuffed-pears-with-pancetta-crisps-and-salad
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Mushroom Salad with Lemon, Tarragon, and Parmigiano]]> Tue, 09 Nov 2010 19:55:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25076/cook-the-issue-2010-mushroom-salad-with-lemon-tarragon-and-parmigiano http://www.finecooking.com/item/25076/cook-the-issue-2010-mushroom-salad-with-lemon-tarragon-and-parmigiano Cook the Issue 2010: Mushroom Salad with Lemon, Tarragon, and Parmigiano Posted by Pielove
Well, I really liked this, but I was the only one-- ha, more for me.  The mushrooms and cheese were very satisfying and nicely complemented by the lemon and zest, plus the fresh herbs... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25076/cook-the-issue-2010-mushroom-salad-with-lemon-tarragon-and-parmigiano
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs with Beer and Mustard Sauce]]> Mon, 08 Nov 2010 21:12:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/25009/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-seared-chicken-thighs-with-beer-and-mustard-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/25009/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-seared-chicken-thighs-with-beer-and-mustard-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Pan-Seared Chicken Thighs with Beer and Mustard Sauce Posted by Pielove
This recipe was really good-- my daughter loved the chicken plain and my husband and I enjoyed the tasty sauce.  I used tarragon instead of thyme because I had some left over from the Green... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/25009/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-seared-chicken-thighs-with-beer-and-mustard-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Dried Cherry and Almond Biscotti with Dark Chocolate]]> Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:15:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24960/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-cherry-and-almond-biscotti-with-dark-chocolate http://www.finecooking.com/item/24960/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-cherry-and-almond-biscotti-with-dark-chocolate Cook the Issue 2010: Dried Cherry and Almond Biscotti with Dark Chocolate Posted by Pielove
After the excesses of Halloween, I really wanted plain biscotti, so I only gave half of these a little smear of melted chocolate.  Chocolate-smeared or not, these are very good-- crunchy with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24960/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-cherry-and-almond-biscotti-with-dark-chocolate
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pumpkin Chipotle Soup]]> Sun, 07 Nov 2010 14:12:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24953/cook-the-issue-2010-pumpkin-chipotle-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/24953/cook-the-issue-2010-pumpkin-chipotle-soup Cook the Issue 2010: Pumpkin Chipotle Soup Posted by Pielove
This is another chipotle recipe from the "Ingredient" section on page 91 of issue 108. Since it is after Halloween, I was allowed to cook those cute little pumpkins, which were just right in... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24953/cook-the-issue-2010-pumpkin-chipotle-soup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Brussels Sprout Gratin with Bacon and Cream]]> Sat, 06 Nov 2010 17:31:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24891/cook-the-issue-2010-brussels-sprout-gratin-with-bacon-and-cream http://www.finecooking.com/item/24891/cook-the-issue-2010-brussels-sprout-gratin-with-bacon-and-cream Cook the Issue 2010: Brussels Sprout Gratin with Bacon and Cream Posted by Pielove
This gratin is another superb combination of brussels sprouts and cream.  There were a lot of gratins in this issue (also sweet potato and rutabaga), but this is my favorite-- something about... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24891/cook-the-issue-2010-brussels-sprout-gratin-with-bacon-and-cream
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chipotle Black Bean Dip]]> Sat, 06 Nov 2010 17:26:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24889/cook-the-issue-2010-chipotle-black-bean-dip http://www.finecooking.com/item/24889/cook-the-issue-2010-chipotle-black-bean-dip Cook the Issue 2010: Chipotle Black Bean Dip Posted by Pielove
This black bean dip is light, yet very flavorful-- the richness of the beans and the smoky punch of the chipotles works well with the freshness of the cilantro.  Despite the richness, it has a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24889/cook-the-issue-2010-chipotle-black-bean-dip
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Salad with chipotle ranch dressing]]> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 19:17:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24858/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-chipotle-ranch-dressing http://www.finecooking.com/item/24858/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-chipotle-ranch-dressing Cook the Issue 2010: Salad with chipotle ranch dressing Posted by Pielove
This is from the "Ingredient" section on page 91 of issue 108.  There are whole bunch of chipotle recipes and, since I have the can open, I will probably be going through the whole lot of them... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24858/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-chipotle-ranch-dressing
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spiced Rum (or Bourbon) Fruitcakes]]> Fri, 05 Nov 2010 11:14:25 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24838/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-rum-or-bourbon-fruitcakes http://www.finecooking.com/item/24838/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-rum-or-bourbon-fruitcakes Cook the Issue 2010: Spiced Rum (or Bourbon) Fruitcakes Posted by Pielove
I make fruitcake just about every other year-- mostly as a mechanism to use up the oddments of dried fruit that I accumulate.  This year I had golden raisins, cherries, dates, and apricots... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24838/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-rum-or-bourbon-fruitcakes
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Avocado Green Goddess Dip]]> Thu, 04 Nov 2010 19:27:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24813/cook-the-issue-2010-avocado-green-goddess-dip http://www.finecooking.com/item/24813/cook-the-issue-2010-avocado-green-goddess-dip Cook the Issue 2010: Avocado Green Goddess Dip Posted by Pielove
Is this dip still considered healthy if I eat it with a spoon?  Because it was really good-- tasty on crackers, and even better on carrot sticks-- both my husband and daughter liked it too... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24813/cook-the-issue-2010-avocado-green-goddess-dip
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Double Dark Chocolate Thumbprints]]> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 19:15:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24754/cook-the-issue-2010-double-dark-chocolate-thumbprints http://www.finecooking.com/item/24754/cook-the-issue-2010-double-dark-chocolate-thumbprints Cook the Issue 2010: Double Dark Chocolate Thumbprints Posted by Pielove
With a little kid in the house, we bake a lot of cookies, so the Abby Dodge article in the new issue really caught my eye-- all those cookies look so great, especially these.  Although these are... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24754/cook-the-issue-2010-double-dark-chocolate-thumbprints
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 3: Duxelles]]> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 13:51:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24740/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-3-duxelles http://www.finecooking.com/item/24740/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-3-duxelles Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 3: Duxelles Posted by Pielove
Another component!  I had some really good cremini from the farmers market, so I used those for this recipe.  Wow, does my house smell like mushrooms-- and the duxelles are really... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24740/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-3-duxelles
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 2, Puff Pastry]]> Wed, 03 Nov 2010 13:37:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24734/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-2-puff-pastry http://www.finecooking.com/item/24734/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-2-puff-pastry Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 2, Puff Pastry Posted by Pielove
Okay, the pieces are starting to come together!  I'm really glad that I made croissants in the Cook the Issue 97 challenge, because this is very similar-- lots of chilling, then rolling, then... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24734/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-2-puff-pastry
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 1, Beef Broth]]> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 20:16:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24709/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-1-beef-broth http://www.finecooking.com/item/24709/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-1-beef-broth Cook the Issue 2010: Beef Wellington Part 1, Beef Broth Posted by Pielove
The Beef Wellington is so complicated that I am breaking it down into its component parts.  First, I used some oxtails and a beef shank to make the beef broth.  The oxtails made a lovely... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24709/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-wellington-part-1-beef-broth
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mushrooms and Cream]]> Tue, 02 Nov 2010 20:03:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24707/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-mushrooms-and-cream http://www.finecooking.com/item/24707/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-mushrooms-and-cream Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Mushrooms and Cream Posted by Pielove
Instead of sauteeing the mushrooms, I just roasted them along with the sprouts and wow, they were tasty.   I made this early, so I could photograph it in daylight, and by the time dinner rolled... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24707/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-mushrooms-and-cream
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Deep Fried Prosciutto and Eggs]]> Mon, 01 Nov 2010 12:03:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24554/cook-the-issue-2010-deep-fried-prosciutto-and-eggs http://www.finecooking.com/item/24554/cook-the-issue-2010-deep-fried-prosciutto-and-eggs Cook the Issue 2010: Deep Fried Prosciutto and Eggs Posted by Pielove
Okay, this was a fiasco, but a very delicious fiasco.  I don't really like cooking things in plastic wrap, but I poached the eggs for 4 minutes and they seemed done.  Unfortunately, when I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24554/cook-the-issue-2010-deep-fried-prosciutto-and-eggs
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spiced Yogurt Waffles with Toasted-Pecan Maple Syrup]]> Sun, 31 Oct 2010 10:54:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24500/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-yogurt-waffles-with-toasted-pecan-maple-syrup http://www.finecooking.com/item/24500/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-yogurt-waffles-with-toasted-pecan-maple-syrup Cook the Issue 2010: Spiced Yogurt Waffles with Toasted-Pecan Maple Syrup Posted by Pielove
We had my husband's favorite aunt over for breakfast and made these waffles.  These are really delicious and rich, even better than our usual recipe that includes a lot of butter. nbspThe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24500/cook-the-issue-2010-spiced-yogurt-waffles-with-toasted-pecan-maple-syrup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Orange Butter Cookies with Cointreau Glaze]]> Sat, 30 Oct 2010 12:32:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24456/cook-the-issue-2010-orange-butter-cookies-with-cointreau-glaze http://www.finecooking.com/item/24456/cook-the-issue-2010-orange-butter-cookies-with-cointreau-glaze Cook the Issue 2010: Orange Butter Cookies with Cointreau Glaze Posted by Pielove
These are great cookies-- very sophisticated, with great butter and orange flavor.  Not very hard to make either-- especially when you have a 5-year-old helping with the glazing!   ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24456/cook-the-issue-2010-orange-butter-cookies-with-cointreau-glaze
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Rutabaga Gratin with Prosciutto and Cheddar]]> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 19:42:50 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24407/cook-the-issue-2010-rutabaga-gratin-with-prosciutto-and-cheddar http://www.finecooking.com/item/24407/cook-the-issue-2010-rutabaga-gratin-with-prosciutto-and-cheddar Cook the Issue 2010: Rutabaga Gratin with Prosciutto and Cheddar Posted by Pielove
Do you know how recipe reviews will sometimes state "Oh, I made this for some people who hate <ingredient> and they just looooved it"?  Well, I did this to myself with this recipe-- I have... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24407/cook-the-issue-2010-rutabaga-gratin-with-prosciutto-and-cheddar
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pasta Puttanesca]]> Wed, 27 Oct 2010 19:39:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24343/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-puttanesca http://www.finecooking.com/item/24343/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-puttanesca Cook the Issue 2010: Pasta Puttanesca Posted by Pielove
My first recipe from Issue 108!  I was very happy to see pasta puttanesca appear online as one of the recipes in Issue 108, because it is a favorite with everyone at our house, is made from... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24343/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-puttanesca
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Duck with Cherry Port Sauce]]> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:58:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24304/cook-the-issue-2010-duck-with-cherry-port-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/24304/cook-the-issue-2010-duck-with-cherry-port-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Duck with Cherry Port Sauce Posted by Pielove
I skipped this recipe when Issue #105 first came out, because duck breasts (like rent) were so darned expensive.  However, when we came home from Little Vietnam with some superb Beijing Duck... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24304/cook-the-issue-2010-duck-with-cherry-port-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Dumpling and Sweet Potato puree with Orange and Thyme]]> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:51:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24302/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-dumpling-and-sweet-potato-puree-with-orange-and-thyme http://www.finecooking.com/item/24302/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-dumpling-and-sweet-potato-puree-with-orange-and-thyme Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Dumpling and Sweet Potato puree with Orange and Thyme Posted by Pielove
I confess that I have made almost all the recipes in the "Pumpkin" article without actually using a pumpkin-- blame my CSA, which should be re-named October is Squash Month Farms.  So, I had a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24302/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-dumpling-and-sweet-potato-puree-with-orange-and-thyme
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Apple Parsnip Soup]]> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 12:41:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24162/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-parsnip-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/24162/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-parsnip-soup Cook the Issue 2010: Apple Parsnip Soup Posted by Pielove
My CSA provided parsnips last week, but only a few, so I added some carrots to make up the vegetables.  I also had a few, sad leeks hanging around, so in the pot they went, along with the duck... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24162/cook-the-issue-2010-apple-parsnip-soup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Gratin with Thyme and Cream]]> Sun, 24 Oct 2010 19:58:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24114/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-gratin-with-thyme-and-cream http://www.finecooking.com/item/24114/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-gratin-with-thyme-and-cream Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Gratin with Thyme and Cream Posted by Pielove
Merrily working my way through the "4 Favorites 16 Ways" page, I have yet to find a bad recipe-- and some have been super, like this gratin.  Rich, succulent, and slightly sweet, this was really... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24114/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-gratin-with-thyme-and-cream
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Strawberry-Cinnamon Pancakes]]> Sat, 23 Oct 2010 10:15:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24027/cook-the-issue-2010-strawberry-cinnamon-pancakes http://www.finecooking.com/item/24027/cook-the-issue-2010-strawberry-cinnamon-pancakes Cook the Issue 2010: Strawberry-Cinnamon Pancakes Posted by Pielove
This recipe is from "What We're Cooking Now", Issue 105, page 17.  Thanks to liamsaunt for drawing attention to it!  Now, pancakes on a rainy Saturday are already special, but this addition... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24027/cook-the-issue-2010-strawberry-cinnamon-pancakes
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts, Walnuts, and Pecorino]]> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 19:56:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/24009/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-brussels-sprouts-walnuts-and-pecorino http://www.finecooking.com/item/24009/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-brussels-sprouts-walnuts-and-pecorino Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts, Walnuts, and Pecorino Posted by Pielove
This was very tasty, with the nutty walnuts playing off the nuttiness of the browned brussels sprouts, plus the cheese and the sweetness of the onions.  Instead of boiling the sprouts, which did... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/24009/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-brussels-sprouts-walnuts-and-pecorino
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower with garlic, ginger, and scallions]]> Wed, 20 Oct 2010 19:28:34 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23873/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions http://www.finecooking.com/item/23873/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower with garlic, ginger, and scallions Posted by Pielove
I love cauliflower-- and a good thing too-- this is my 5th and final cauliflower submission from Issue 107.  The cauliflower sformato was the most delicious, but this version was a close second... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23873/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower with Sesame Salt]]> Mon, 18 Oct 2010 21:54:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23769/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-and-cauliflower-with-sesame-salt http://www.finecooking.com/item/23769/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-and-cauliflower-with-sesame-salt Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Cauliflower with Sesame Salt Posted by Pielove
This is from the What We're Cooking Now section in Issue 107.  I added cauliflower because my daughter will eat it-- and we had some from last week's CSA box.  The toasted sesame seeds were... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23769/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-and-cauliflower-with-sesame-salt
<![CDATA[Preserving the Season: Sauerkraut]]> Mon, 18 Oct 2010 10:24:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23751/preserving-the-season-sauerkraut http://www.finecooking.com/item/23751/preserving-the-season-sauerkraut Preserving the Season: Sauerkraut Posted by Pielove
The "Preserving the Season" column is one of my favorites in the magazine, so here is what I am doing to preserve the season.  With cabbage at 15 cents a pound at my local grocery store, I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23751/preserving-the-season-sauerkraut
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with lemon and Parmigiano]]> Sat, 16 Oct 2010 20:28:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23681/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-lemon-and-parmigiano http://www.finecooking.com/item/23681/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-lemon-and-parmigiano Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brussels Sprouts with lemon and Parmigiano Posted by Pielove
This was delicious and quite simple.  I have a black, enameled, cast-iron gratin dish that is great for roasting veggies-- it gives them quite the crisp.  The lemon and cheese made a great... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23681/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brussels-sprouts-with-lemon-and-parmigiano
<![CDATA[Cookies Special Issue: Poppyseed Bars]]> Fri, 15 Oct 2010 21:36:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23637/cookies-special-issue-poppyseed-bars http://www.finecooking.com/item/23637/cookies-special-issue-poppyseed-bars Cookies Special Issue: Poppyseed Bars Posted by Pielove
I bought a big bag of poppy seeds and needed to use them up before they got rancid.  So, when I saw that the poppy seed bars recipe in the new special issue "Cookies, Brownies, Bars, and Beyond"... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23637/cookies-special-issue-poppyseed-bars
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Noodle Casserole]]> Fri, 15 Oct 2010 21:17:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23633/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-casserole http://www.finecooking.com/item/23633/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-casserole Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Noodle Casserole Posted by Pielove
This was delicious and a big hit with everyone, especially my noodle-loving daughter.  She was a bit dubious, until I explained that this was like macaroni and cheese, but with chicken and peas... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23633/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-casserole
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sirloin Steak with Garlicy Swiss Chard]]> Thu, 14 Oct 2010 21:45:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23589/cook-the-issue-2010-sirloin-steak-with-garlicy-swiss-chard http://www.finecooking.com/item/23589/cook-the-issue-2010-sirloin-steak-with-garlicy-swiss-chard Cook the Issue 2010: Sirloin Steak with Garlicy Swiss Chard Posted by Pielove
Another day, another roasted steak.  I happened to get swiss chard in my CSA box and I had a plump sirloin steak in the freezer, so this recipe was perfect.  It came together easily for a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23589/cook-the-issue-2010-sirloin-steak-with-garlicy-swiss-chard
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Oven-Roasted Carrots with Honey-Chipotle Glaze]]> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:25:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23528/cook-the-issue-2010-oven-roasted-carrots-with-honey-chipotle-glaze http://www.finecooking.com/item/23528/cook-the-issue-2010-oven-roasted-carrots-with-honey-chipotle-glaze Cook the Issue 2010: Oven-Roasted Carrots with Honey-Chipotle Glaze Posted by Pielove
This recipe is the reader specialty from the "What We're Cooking Now" page in issue 107 and it could not be simpler-- or tastier, this is really good.  I didn't feel like opening a can of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23528/cook-the-issue-2010-oven-roasted-carrots-with-honey-chipotle-glaze
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower Sformato]]> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 06:37:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23480/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-sformato http://www.finecooking.com/item/23480/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-sformato Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower Sformato Posted by Pielove
I love the crusty edges of casseroles, not the custardy centers, so I made a half-recipe and baked it in my trusty gratin pan.  It was delicious-- like cauliflower in cheese sauce but more... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23480/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-sformato
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Upside-down apple cheddar tarts]]> Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:57:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23418/cook-the-issue-2010-upside-down-apple-cheddar-tarts http://www.finecooking.com/item/23418/cook-the-issue-2010-upside-down-apple-cheddar-tarts Cook the Issue 2010: Upside-down apple cheddar tarts Posted by Pielove
As a native New Englander, I am very fond of apple pie with cheese.  My mom is fond of saying "A pie without cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze!"  This tart was really delicious-- the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23418/cook-the-issue-2010-upside-down-apple-cheddar-tarts
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Salad with Moroccan Spices]]> Sun, 10 Oct 2010 20:24:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23386/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-salad-with-moroccan-spices http://www.finecooking.com/item/23386/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-salad-with-moroccan-spices Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Salad with Moroccan Spices Posted by Pielove
I did a lot of cooking this weekend, but it was mostly reruns-- tomato puree again, ribs again, Abby Dodge's ginger crackles.  I did do this potato salad to go with the ribs-- very tasty and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23386/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-salad-with-moroccan-spices
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Gravy for fried chicken]]> Sat, 09 Oct 2010 21:36:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23335/cook-the-issue-2010-gravy-for-fried-chicken http://www.finecooking.com/item/23335/cook-the-issue-2010-gravy-for-fried-chicken Cook the Issue 2010: Gravy for fried chicken Posted by Pielove
The fried chicken was a huge hit with my family the first time I made it, but I somehow missed the gravy recipe, which is an online extra.  So, here it is again-- once more, with gravy. nbspWe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23335/cook-the-issue-2010-gravy-for-fried-chicken
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Arugula Salad with Kohlrabi and Carrots]]> Sat, 09 Oct 2010 21:21:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23333/cook-the-issue-2010-arugula-salad-with-kohlrabi-and-carrots http://www.finecooking.com/item/23333/cook-the-issue-2010-arugula-salad-with-kohlrabi-and-carrots Cook the Issue 2010: Arugula Salad with Kohlrabi and Carrots Posted by Pielove
I was paging through some of the earlier issues in the challenge when I noticed this recipe-- and it caught my eye because I had both arugula and a big kohlrabi in my CSA box.  liamsaunt and I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23333/cook-the-issue-2010-arugula-salad-with-kohlrabi-and-carrots
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Red Grapes with Greek Yogurt]]> Sat, 09 Oct 2010 16:20:34 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23314/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-grapes-with-greek-yogurt http://www.finecooking.com/item/23314/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-grapes-with-greek-yogurt Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Red Grapes with Greek Yogurt Posted by Pielove
This recipe goes in my "Who woulda thunk" file-- roasted grapes???  I made these for breakfast, so I used Greek yogurt for a lighter dish, and omitted the rum as it was 8AM.  So, this was... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23314/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-red-grapes-with-greek-yogurt
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Tri-tip with Carrots and Warm Lentil Salad ]]> Thu, 07 Oct 2010 21:09:34 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23252/cook-the-issue-2010-moroccan-spiced-roasted-tri-tip-with-carrots-and-warm-lentil-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/23252/cook-the-issue-2010-moroccan-spiced-roasted-tri-tip-with-carrots-and-warm-lentil-salad Cook the Issue 2010: Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Tri-tip with Carrots and Warm Lentil Salad Posted by Pielove
My beef people, the wonderful Heartland Meats, do not carry hanger steak, so I roasted a tri-tip instead.  This meal was a huge hit with the whole family-- the meat is perfectly seasoned and the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23252/cook-the-issue-2010-moroccan-spiced-roasted-tri-tip-with-carrots-and-warm-lentil-salad
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Dried peppers]]> Tue, 05 Oct 2010 21:36:08 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23144/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-peppers http://www.finecooking.com/item/23144/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-peppers Cook the Issue 2010: Dried peppers Posted by Pielove
I never have enough morels around to dry, so when I saw the article in Issue 104 on dried morels, I sighed and moved on to other recipes.  Now, inundated with lots of really tasty but also... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23144/cook-the-issue-2010-dried-peppers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower Salad with Olives and Arugula]]> Mon, 04 Oct 2010 20:59:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/23031/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-salad-with-olives-and-arugula http://www.finecooking.com/item/23031/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-salad-with-olives-and-arugula Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower Salad with Olives and Arugula Posted by Pielove
This salad was okay, but I much prefer the roasted cauliflower treatment-- boiled cauliflower is so... boiled.  I used a good dab of mustard in the viniagrette, which was tasty, especially with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/23031/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-salad-with-olives-and-arugula
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey and Corn Quesadillas with Guacamole]]> Sun, 03 Oct 2010 21:16:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22990/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-and-corn-quesadillas-with-guacamole http://www.finecooking.com/item/22990/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-and-corn-quesadillas-with-guacamole Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey and Corn Quesadillas with Guacamole Posted by Pielove
Okay, for some reason I have never before made quesadillas-- and they are so unbelievably fast and easy.  Plus they were a big hit with everyone, including the kid (for hers, I left out the corn... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22990/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-and-corn-quesadillas-with-guacamole
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: 150th Post!! Delicata Enchilada Casserole with Red Chile Sauce and Poblano-Pepita Salsa]]> Sat, 02 Oct 2010 21:04:33 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22936/cook-the-issue-2010-150th-post-delicata-enchilada-casserole-with-red-chile-sauce-and-poblano-pepita-salsa http://www.finecooking.com/item/22936/cook-the-issue-2010-150th-post-delicata-enchilada-casserole-with-red-chile-sauce-and-poblano-pepita-salsa Cook the Issue 2010: 150th Post!!  Delicata Enchilada Casserole with Red Chile Sauce and Poblano-Pepita Salsa Posted by Pielove
This is a great recipe, but what a project-- luckily everything can be made in advance, then comes together quite easily.  We love enchiladas-- my daughter loves the meat, I love the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22936/cook-the-issue-2010-150th-post-delicata-enchilada-casserole-with-red-chile-sauce-and-poblano-pepita-salsa
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Tarte Tatin]]> Sat, 02 Oct 2010 20:39:30 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22933/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-tarte-tatin http://www.finecooking.com/item/22933/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-tarte-tatin Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Tarte Tatin Posted by Pielove
This tarte was delicious, despite being too pale.  Although the recipe warns against using a cast iron pan, cast iron was all I had.  Afraid of burning the apples, I overcompensated and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22933/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-tarte-tatin
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Quick-sauteed Brussels leaf ribbons]]> Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:47:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22867/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-sauteed-brussels-leaf-ribbons http://www.finecooking.com/item/22867/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-sauteed-brussels-leaf-ribbons Cook the Issue 2010: Quick-sauteed Brussels leaf ribbons Posted by Pielove
When I saw this recipe in Issue 105, I decided not to make it with ordinary supermarket collards, but my CSA never provided any collards.  Well, they must be getting desperate because last week... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22867/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-sauteed-brussels-leaf-ribbons
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Twice-Baked Potatoes with Fresh Horseradish]]> Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:41:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22865/cook-the-issue-2010-twice-baked-potatoes-with-fresh-horseradish http://www.finecooking.com/item/22865/cook-the-issue-2010-twice-baked-potatoes-with-fresh-horseradish Cook the Issue 2010: Twice-Baked Potatoes with Fresh Horseradish Posted by Pielove
I made these to go with the turkey and they are excellent-- plus, since they can be made ahead, they are perfect for entertaining.  Even without being made ahead, they came together quickly and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22865/cook-the-issue-2010-twice-baked-potatoes-with-fresh-horseradish
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Turkey Breast, Porchetta style]]> Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:35:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22862/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-turkey-breast-porchetta-style http://www.finecooking.com/item/22862/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-turkey-breast-porchetta-style Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Turkey Breast, Porchetta style Posted by Pielove
This was great, even with a crummy pre-marinated, frozen turkey breast from the sale bin-- when good turkeys become more available in November, I really want to try this again-- yum! nbspThe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22862/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-turkey-breast-porchetta-style
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Creamed Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan]]> Wed, 29 Sep 2010 20:28:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22834/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-broccoli-with-lemon-and-parmesan http://www.finecooking.com/item/22834/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-broccoli-with-lemon-and-parmesan Cook the Issue 2010: Creamed Broccoli with Lemon and Parmesan Posted by Pielove
I admit that I am guilty of serving too much boring boring steamed broccoli.  This was a welcome change, with the cream, cheese, and garlic.  I should have reduced the cream a little more... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22834/cook-the-issue-2010-creamed-broccoli-with-lemon-and-parmesan
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Black Bean Soup with Sherry]]> Tue, 28 Sep 2010 20:27:51 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22792/cook-the-issue-2010-black-bean-soup-with-sherry http://www.finecooking.com/item/22792/cook-the-issue-2010-black-bean-soup-with-sherry Cook the Issue 2010: Black Bean Soup with Sherry Posted by Pielove
This was the perfect soup for a busy weekday-- fast, healthful, and really delicious.  My husband and I really loved the cumin flavor.  I garnished with feta, cilantro, and minced flame... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22792/cook-the-issue-2010-black-bean-soup-with-sherry
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Salad with pears, blue cheese, and candied pecans]]> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 20:44:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22727/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-pears-blue-cheese-and-candied-pecans http://www.finecooking.com/item/22727/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-pears-blue-cheese-and-candied-pecans Cook the Issue 2010: Salad with pears, blue cheese, and candied pecans Posted by Pielove
Inspired by liamsaunt, I whipped up this salad, which is from the "What we're cooking now" feature on page 19 of Issue 107.  I love blue cheese and pears, so making it into a salad was, not... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22727/cook-the-issue-2010-salad-with-pears-blue-cheese-and-candied-pecans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beef, Barley, and Red Kuri Squash Stew with Blue Cheese croutons]]> Fri, 24 Sep 2010 21:46:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22604/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-barley-and-red-kuri-squash-stew-with-blue-cheese-croutons http://www.finecooking.com/item/22604/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-barley-and-red-kuri-squash-stew-with-blue-cheese-croutons Cook the Issue 2010: Beef, Barley, and Red Kuri Squash Stew with Blue Cheese croutons Posted by Pielove
Much like the Chicago weather, I have skipped straight from the summer to winter with the beef recipes from this article.  Last week was grilled steak with charred tomato butter; this week it is... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22604/cook-the-issue-2010-beef-barley-and-red-kuri-squash-stew-with-blue-cheese-croutons
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Broccoli Frittata]]> Wed, 22 Sep 2010 20:52:25 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22521/cook-the-issue-2010-broccoli-frittata http://www.finecooking.com/item/22521/cook-the-issue-2010-broccoli-frittata Cook the Issue 2010: Broccoli Frittata Posted by Pielove
We often have leftover steamed broccoli and this is a great use for it-- it made a quick, tasty dinner!  I love the cheese and broccoli together, along with the way the egg gets brown around the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22521/cook-the-issue-2010-broccoli-frittata
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brassicas and Wheat Berry Salad with Feta]]> Tue, 21 Sep 2010 20:21:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22485/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brassicas-and-wheat-berry-salad-with-feta http://www.finecooking.com/item/22485/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brassicas-and-wheat-berry-salad-with-feta Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Brassicas and Wheat Berry Salad with Feta Posted by Pielove
This salad is delicious, hearty, and filling-- perfect for a workday lunch.  I roasted a combination of cauliflower and broccoli, then threw in some raw radishes just because they were in the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22485/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-brassicas-and-wheat-berry-salad-with-feta
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Acorn Squash soup with Sage-Cheddar croutons]]> Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:52:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22445/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-soup-with-sage-cheddar-croutons http://www.finecooking.com/item/22445/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-soup-with-sage-cheddar-croutons Cook the Issue 2010: Acorn Squash soup with Sage-Cheddar croutons Posted by Pielove
My CSA box is full of squash.  No pumpkins (yet), just squash everywhere.  That's okay, because I find that pumpkin is often too sweet for soup-- I don't want a soup that tastes like liquid... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22445/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-soup-with-sage-cheddar-croutons
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cabbage with Apples, Wine, and Caraway]]> Sun, 19 Sep 2010 21:29:30 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22383/cook-the-issue-2010-cabbage-with-apples-wine-and-caraway http://www.finecooking.com/item/22383/cook-the-issue-2010-cabbage-with-apples-wine-and-caraway Cook the Issue 2010: Cabbage with Apples, Wine, and Caraway Posted by Pielove
This is a recipe from the Online Extras for Issue 107, in case you were wondering where it came from!  I love cabbage and we got a big, beautiful Savoy cabbage of just the right size in the CSA... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22383/cook-the-issue-2010-cabbage-with-apples-wine-and-caraway
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pan de Muerto]]> Sat, 18 Sep 2010 21:50:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22314/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-de-muerto http://www.finecooking.com/item/22314/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-de-muerto Cook the Issue 2010: Pan de Muerto Posted by Pielove
This bread is delicious-- not too sweet, but lovely and rich with egg.  The orange flower water smelled too perfumey to me, so I only put in a teaspoon-- even that was a bit much. nbspNext... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22314/cook-the-issue-2010-pan-de-muerto
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Tri-tip with charred tomato butter]]> Sat, 18 Sep 2010 21:34:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22310/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-charred-tomato-butter http://www.finecooking.com/item/22310/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-charred-tomato-butter Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Tri-tip with charred tomato butter Posted by Pielove
As I was reading the directions for this recipe, I boggled a little at the idea of taking the charred tomato skin and mixing it with the butter for a sauce.  Wierd!  That said, I'm glad I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22310/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-charred-tomato-butter
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sage Brown Butter]]> Sat, 18 Sep 2010 21:25:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22307/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-sweet-potatoes-with-sage-brown-butter http://www.finecooking.com/item/22307/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-sweet-potatoes-with-sage-brown-butter Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Sage Brown Butter Posted by Pielove
The CSA box included a beautiful bunch of sage today, so this recipe was perfect.  I love roasted potatoes and the sage brown butter was really delicious on top-- sweet, caramelized sweet... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22307/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-sweet-potatoes-with-sage-brown-butter
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Squash Blossoms]]> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 20:54:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22263/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-squash-blossoms http://www.finecooking.com/item/22263/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-squash-blossoms Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Squash Blossoms Posted by Pielove
I had given up on making this recipe from Issue 106 when I spied a bag of zucchini blossoms on a roadside produce truck outside my daughter's school.  Score!  These were really delicious... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22263/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-squash-blossoms
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Acorn Squash with Rosemary and Brown Sugar]]> Thu, 16 Sep 2010 21:22:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22210/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-with-rosemary-and-brown-sugar http://www.finecooking.com/item/22210/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-with-rosemary-and-brown-sugar Cook the Issue 2010: Acorn Squash with Rosemary and Brown Sugar Posted by Pielove
This was tasty and very fast.  I liked the rosemary and white wine, which added some needed zing to the often mushy-sweet acorn squash.  The sauteing was a bit of a pain-- I first had acorn... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22210/cook-the-issue-2010-acorn-squash-with-rosemary-and-brown-sugar
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: French Apple Pie]]> Thu, 16 Sep 2010 20:49:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22206/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-pie http://www.finecooking.com/item/22206/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-pie Cook the Issue 2010: French Apple Pie Posted by Pielove
This tasted really good-- I love butter, apples, and graham cracker crumbs!  Keeping in mind the comments about how sweet it was, I cut the sugar down to 1/4 cup and used brown sugar instead of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22206/cook-the-issue-2010-french-apple-pie
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Long-cooked Broccoli]]> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 21:03:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22075/cook-the-issue-2010-long-cooked-broccoli http://www.finecooking.com/item/22075/cook-the-issue-2010-long-cooked-broccoli Cook the Issue 2010: Long-cooked Broccoli Posted by Pielove
This was tasty!  The garlic and broccoli stew together into this soft-textured veg with s gentle flavor.  I was afraid this would be too sulfurous and would make the house smell bad, but it... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22075/cook-the-issue-2010-long-cooked-broccoli
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey Thighs Stuffed with Sausage and Artichokes]]> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 20:58:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/22071/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-thighs-stuffed-with-sausage-and-artichokes http://www.finecooking.com/item/22071/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-thighs-stuffed-with-sausage-and-artichokes Cook the Issue 2010: Turkey Thighs Stuffed with Sausage and Artichokes Posted by Pielove
Chalk up another one in the photographs ugly but tastes great column-- this is really good.  It's like a miniature stuffed turkey with really yummy stuffing-- but it only takes an hour to roast... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/22071/cook-the-issue-2010-turkey-thighs-stuffed-with-sausage-and-artichokes
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches]]> Mon, 13 Sep 2010 20:27:50 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21967/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-cooker-pulled-pork-sandwiches http://www.finecooking.com/item/21967/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-cooker-pulled-pork-sandwiches Cook the Issue 2010: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches Posted by Pielove
This was tasty, easy, and made the house smell wonderful-- which is kind of rough on a day when I was working from home!  I usually make Gretchen's Oven Pulled Pork, Gretchen being one of the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21967/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-cooker-pulled-pork-sandwiches
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Pork Chops with Mustard-Dill Pan Sauce]]> Fri, 10 Sep 2010 21:01:33 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21864/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-pork-chops-with-mustard-dill-pan-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/21864/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-pork-chops-with-mustard-dill-pan-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Seared Pork Chops with Mustard-Dill Pan Sauce Posted by Pielove
My sauce turned out a little thin, but it was delicious-- I love the combination of mustard and dill, which made a great herbal/spicy accent for the rich pork.  This came together quickly, which... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21864/cook-the-issue-2010-seared-pork-chops-with-mustard-dill-pan-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Indian Summer Gratin]]> Fri, 10 Sep 2010 20:49:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21862/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-summer-gratin http://www.finecooking.com/item/21862/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-summer-gratin Cook the Issue 2010: Indian Summer Gratin Posted by Pielove
I love a good squash gratin-- the sweet, soft squash topped with cheese and crunchy breadcrumbs makes a great combination.  My previous favorite was from Deborah Madison's great cookbook... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21862/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-summer-gratin
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Cauliflower with Feta and Chile]]> Thu, 09 Sep 2010 20:11:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21830/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-feta-and-chile http://www.finecooking.com/item/21830/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-feta-and-chile Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Cauliflower with Feta and Chile Posted by Pielove
I love roasted cauliflower and make it often, so I really enjoyed this new-and-improved version, with a little more interest than my usual plain one.  The salty feta and warm pepper make a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21830/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-cauliflower-with-feta-and-chile
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Maple Cinnamon Pecan Butter]]> Wed, 08 Sep 2010 17:19:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21787/cook-the-issue-2010-maple-cinnamon-pecan-butter http://www.finecooking.com/item/21787/cook-the-issue-2010-maple-cinnamon-pecan-butter Cook the Issue 2010: Maple Cinnamon Pecan Butter Posted by Pielove
When I come home from bicycling, I am Attilla the Hungry, so I am always on the lookout for a good snack.  This really satisfied!  It had never occurred to me to make my own nut butter, but... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21787/cook-the-issue-2010-maple-cinnamon-pecan-butter
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Pie]]> Tue, 07 Sep 2010 21:38:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21751/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-pie http://www.finecooking.com/item/21751/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-pie Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Potato Pie Posted by Pielove
I have only recently gotten into making sweet potato pies, having been a staunch pumpkin fan for many years.  Now I am a convert.  This pie is delicious-- the filling is smooth and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21751/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-potato-pie
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower with Anchovies, Garlic, and Capers]]> Tue, 07 Sep 2010 21:07:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21745/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-anchovies-garlic-and-capers http://www.finecooking.com/item/21745/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-anchovies-garlic-and-capers Cook the Issue 2010: Cauliflower with Anchovies, Garlic, and Capers Posted by Pielove
This is my new favorite cauliflower recipe.  I served mine over pasta, but it seemed to need a bit of sauce, so I topped it with a fried egg, which came out very messy, so I did not photograph... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21745/cook-the-issue-2010-cauliflower-with-anchovies-garlic-and-capers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pasta with squash, sausage, and kale]]> Mon, 06 Sep 2010 20:16:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21689/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-with-squash-sausage-and-kale http://www.finecooking.com/item/21689/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-with-squash-sausage-and-kale Cook the Issue 2010: Pasta with squash, sausage, and kale Posted by Pielove
I have been in such a pasta rut, this is a great change.  We usually have pasta puttanesca, or macaroni and cheese, but this was so different from what I have been making again and again... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21689/cook-the-issue-2010-pasta-with-squash-sausage-and-kale
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Pepitas]]> Mon, 06 Sep 2010 20:08:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21684/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-pepitas http://www.finecooking.com/item/21684/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-pepitas Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Pepitas Posted by Pielove
I have never had good luck with roasted pumpkin seeds and unfortunately, these are no different-- they are just too tough.  The flavor is great though, which is encouraging.  Maybe I need... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21684/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-pepitas
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: South Indian Style Vegetable Curry]]> Sun, 05 Sep 2010 20:43:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21643/cook-the-issue-2010-south-indian-style-vegetable-curry http://www.finecooking.com/item/21643/cook-the-issue-2010-south-indian-style-vegetable-curry Cook the Issue 2010: South Indian Style Vegetable Curry Posted by Pielove
We love curry-- well, to be specific, my husband and I love curry-- my daughter, well, not so much.  So, we devoured this dish-- it delivers big, but harmonious flavor.  She whined and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21643/cook-the-issue-2010-south-indian-style-vegetable-curry
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Buttermilk Cornbread]]> Sun, 05 Sep 2010 10:27:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21615/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-buttermilk-cornbread http://www.finecooking.com/item/21615/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-buttermilk-cornbread Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Buttermilk Cornbread Posted by Pielove
Breakfast is served!  We get our cornmeal from The Graue Mill, a restored grist mill with a real waterwheel (although I think the grinder is electric nowadays).  It's great meal, with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21615/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-buttermilk-cornbread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Brown Butter Pumpkin Layer Cake]]> Sat, 04 Sep 2010 23:38:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21607/cook-the-issue-2010-brown-butter-pumpkin-layer-cake http://www.finecooking.com/item/21607/cook-the-issue-2010-brown-butter-pumpkin-layer-cake Cook the Issue 2010: Brown Butter Pumpkin Layer Cake Posted by Pielove
We brought this to a friend's house for a celebration, so the photos are taken "on location" on her beautiful quarter-sawn oak table!  I wrapped and froze the cake layers, then frosted and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21607/cook-the-issue-2010-brown-butter-pumpkin-layer-cake
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Green Olive Spread]]> Sat, 04 Sep 2010 23:21:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21605/cook-the-issue-2010-green-olive-spread http://www.finecooking.com/item/21605/cook-the-issue-2010-green-olive-spread Cook the Issue 2010: Green Olive Spread Posted by Pielove
This is a delicious appetizer.  Most olive dips I have had are very heavy from cream cheese, etc, but this is light on the tongue.  The flavors, however, are strong!!  I only used 6... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21605/cook-the-issue-2010-green-olive-spread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Mexican Chicken Mole]]> Thu, 02 Sep 2010 20:27:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21498/cook-the-issue-2010-mexican-chicken-mole http://www.finecooking.com/item/21498/cook-the-issue-2010-mexican-chicken-mole Cook the Issue 2010: Mexican Chicken Mole Posted by Pielove
We love mole and are lucky to live in a city with a large Mexican population, so we can get great mole of many different types (red, black, green, etc) in restaurants.  So, when I saw this... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21498/cook-the-issue-2010-mexican-chicken-mole
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Quick Chicken Parmesan]]> Wed, 01 Sep 2010 18:06:07 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21442/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chicken-parmesan http://www.finecooking.com/item/21442/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chicken-parmesan Cook the Issue 2010: Quick Chicken Parmesan Posted by Pielove
As promised, this recipe is quick, easy, and delicious!  My daughter said "this tastes so good it almost made me fall over!"  My "cutlets" are a bit thick, as I cut them myself, but they... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21442/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chicken-parmesan
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Peach Pies]]> Wed, 01 Sep 2010 13:55:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21434/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-peach-pies http://www.finecooking.com/item/21434/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-peach-pies Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Peach Pies Posted by Pielove
These are crazy-delicious-- kind of like a cross between a cinnamon-sugar doughnut and a peach pie.  My peaches were really juicy, so I drained off the juice and boiled it down, just like in the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21434/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-peach-pies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree--> Cream of Tomato Soup]]> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 20:23:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21342/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-cream-of-tomato-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/21342/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-cream-of-tomato-soup Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree--> Cream of Tomato Soup Posted by Pielove
Yes, I did have tomato soup twice today-- this was lunch and the spicy gazpacho accompanied dinner.  I was working at my computer and thinking about what to serve my daughter and the babysitter... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21342/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-cream-of-tomato-soup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Gazpacho "coolers"]]> Mon, 30 Aug 2010 18:12:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21337/cook-the-issue-2010-gazpacho-coolers http://www.finecooking.com/item/21337/cook-the-issue-2010-gazpacho-coolers Cook the Issue 2010: Gazpacho Posted by Pielove
It's hot here in Chicago-- perfect gazpacho weather.  Plus, all the vegetable ingredients arrived in my CSA box this week, including an abundance of tomatoes.  I got a "flame" hot pepper in... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21337/cook-the-issue-2010-gazpacho-coolers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spicy Pickled Onions and Cherry Peppers]]> Sat, 28 Aug 2010 20:34:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21285/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-pickled-onions-and-cherry-peppers http://www.finecooking.com/item/21285/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-pickled-onions-and-cherry-peppers Cook the Issue 2010: Spicy Pickled Onions and Cherry Peppers Posted by Pielove
Woo woo, these are going to be really spicy!  I didn't have a ton of onions, but my cherry peppers have been producing like crazy, so I used a bunch of them to make up the difference. nbspI... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21285/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-pickled-onions-and-cherry-peppers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Banana Cream Tarts with Chocolate Sauce]]> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 22:12:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21256/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-cream-tarts-with-chocolate-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/21256/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-cream-tarts-with-chocolate-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Banana Cream Tarts with Chocolate Sauce Posted by Pielove
Wow, what a tart!  This is a wonderful combination of flavors and textures with crumbly crust (not to sweet!) and soft bananas and pastry cream, plus rich chocolate sauce.  The whole... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21256/cook-the-issue-2010-banana-cream-tarts-with-chocolate-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree --> Pasta Puttanesca]]> Fri, 27 Aug 2010 21:28:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21250/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-pasta-puttanesca http://www.finecooking.com/item/21250/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-pasta-puttanesca Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree --> Pasta Puttanesca Posted by Pielove
Pasta Puttanesca is a favorite meal around here-- easy to make from pantry staples and beloved by parents and child alike.  I think every working parent should know how to make this. nbspI... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21250/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree-pasta-puttanesca
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sesame-Ginger Tofu Shiitake Kebabs]]> Thu, 26 Aug 2010 20:56:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21216/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-ginger-tofu-shiitake-kebabs http://www.finecooking.com/item/21216/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-ginger-tofu-shiitake-kebabs Cook the Issue 2010: Sesame-Ginger Tofu Shiitake Kebabs Posted by Pielove
We love tofu and this recipe is quite delicious-- everyone loved the tofu chunks, but I was the only fan of the mushrooms and orange slices.  Too bad-- I love mushrooms, so more for me... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21216/cook-the-issue-2010-sesame-ginger-tofu-shiitake-kebabs
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree]]> Tue, 24 Aug 2010 21:26:07 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/21094/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree http://www.finecooking.com/item/21094/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree Cook the Issue 2010: Tomato Puree Posted by Pielove
I made this with the excess tomatoes from my CSA box, so (unfortunately) I didn't have plum tomatoes, and instead I had a very thin puree.  So, ketchup and sauce will probably wait, but I think... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/21094/cook-the-issue-2010-tomato-puree
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spicy Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans]]> Sun, 22 Aug 2010 20:27:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20942/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-grilled-corn-salad-with-black-beans http://www.finecooking.com/item/20942/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-grilled-corn-salad-with-black-beans Cook the Issue 2010: Spicy Grilled Corn Salad with Black Beans Posted by Pielove
Does your queso ever feel not-so-fresco?  I had all the ingredients for this, but I got back from vacation to find that my queso fresco had gone off. Luckily I had a little leftover Wisconsin... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/20942/cook-the-issue-2010-spicy-grilled-corn-salad-with-black-beans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Provencal Wheat Berry Salad...]]> Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:17:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20898/cook-the-issue-2010-provencal-wheat-berry-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/20898/cook-the-issue-2010-provencal-wheat-berry-salad Cook the Issue 2010: Provencal Wheat Berry Salad... Posted by Pielove
This was very tasty, and just the thing after a week with my in-laws, eating way too much rich food.  I felt so virtuous eating the chewy wheat berries, vibrant fresh herbs, and crunchy... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/20898/cook-the-issue-2010-provencal-wheat-berry-salad
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Blueberry Vanilla Cream Cheese Pies]]> Sat, 14 Aug 2010 11:25:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20515/cook-the-issue-2010-blueberry-vanilla-cream-cheese-pies http://www.finecooking.com/item/20515/cook-the-issue-2010-blueberry-vanilla-cream-cheese-pies Cook the Issue 2010: Blueberry Vanilla Cream Cheese Pies Posted by Pielove
We are all about pie for breakfast, so I popped these in the oven first thing in the morning.  I couldn't resist scarfing one while it was too hot, but they are much better once they cool... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/20515/cook-the-issue-2010-blueberry-vanilla-cream-cheese-pies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Thai-style pork lettuce cups]]> Fri, 13 Aug 2010 20:52:10 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20502/cook-the-issue-2010-thai-style-pork-lettuce-cups http://www.finecooking.com/item/20502/cook-the-issue-2010-thai-style-pork-lettuce-cups Cook the Issue 2010: Thai-style pork lettuce cups Posted by Pielove
This was excellent and very fast to put together.  I used ground pork instead of chicken and we served this over rice, being a rice-loving family.  I had a few lettuce "tacos" too, which... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/20502/cook-the-issue-2010-thai-style-pork-lettuce-cups
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stack]]> Thu, 12 Aug 2010 19:57:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20434/cook-the-issue-2010-eggplant-tomato-and-mozzarella-stack http://www.finecooking.com/item/20434/cook-the-issue-2010-eggplant-tomato-and-mozzarella-stack Cook the Issue 2010: Eggplant, Tomato, and Mozzarella Stack Posted by Pielove
Ooh, architectural and tasty!  I made pasta puttanesca for dinner tonight (a husband and daughter favorite) and this was an excellent accompaniment.  As liamsaunt said, this could easily be... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/20434/cook-the-issue-2010-eggplant-tomato-and-mozzarella-stack
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Chicken]]> Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:37:23 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/20388/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-chicken http://www.finecooking.com/item/20388/cook-the-issue-2010-fried-chicken Cook the Issue 2010: Fried Chicken Posted by Pielove
Wow, this was great and so easy-- I had never made fried chicken before and it came out perfect the first time.  My daughter was completely nuts about this too-- she says "It was so good that I... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: 100th post!! Barbary Swizzle]]> Thu, 22 Jul 2010 21:38:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19409/cook-the-issue-2010-100th-post-barbary-swizzle http://www.finecooking.com/item/19409/cook-the-issue-2010-100th-post-barbary-swizzle Cook the Issue 2010: 100th post!! Barbary Swizzle Posted by Pielove
Yar me swabbies, to celebrate my 100th Cook the Issue 2010 post, I whipped up a batch of mint tea and concocted a few Swizzles.  We liked this one best of all the tiki drinks-- not too strong... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Salt Cod Chowder]]> Thu, 22 Jul 2010 21:07:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19407/cook-the-issue-2010-salt-cod-chowder http://www.finecooking.com/item/19407/cook-the-issue-2010-salt-cod-chowder Cook the Issue 2010: Salt Cod Chowder Posted by Pielove
Darn, I forgot the corn-- I even had corn!  No wonder it looks so white-- even my daughter commented "Mom, that looks white, did you add bleach?"  Ah well, I have some left in the fridge... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed Zucchini with Za'atar and Crispy Chickpeas]]> Wed, 21 Jul 2010 20:39:23 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19348/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-zucchini-with-zaatar-and-crispy-chickpeas http://www.finecooking.com/item/19348/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-zucchini-with-zaatar-and-crispy-chickpeas Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed Zucchini with Za'atar and Crispy Chickpeas Posted by Pielove
After searching around a bit in both the real world and the virtual world, I made my own custom za'atar out of a mixture of dried thyme, fennel seed, salt, sesame seeds, and ajowan.  This recipe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19348/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-zucchini-with-zaatar-and-crispy-chickpeas
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Marcona Almond and Orange Cookies]]> Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:55:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19343/cook-the-issue-2010-marcona-almond-and-orange-cookies http://www.finecooking.com/item/19343/cook-the-issue-2010-marcona-almond-and-orange-cookies Cook the Issue 2010: Marcona Almond and Orange Cookies Posted by Pielove
These are deliciously nutty, not-too-sweet cookies.  I had some Marcona almonds to use up and they made a great substitution-- I prefer the texture of the toasted almonds.  I didn't have... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19343/cook-the-issue-2010-marcona-almond-and-orange-cookies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Southwestern Chicken Salad with Tomato and Black Bean Salsa]]> Wed, 21 Jul 2010 14:50:51 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19340/cook-the-issue-2010-southwestern-chicken-salad-with-tomato-and-black-bean-salsa http://www.finecooking.com/item/19340/cook-the-issue-2010-southwestern-chicken-salad-with-tomato-and-black-bean-salsa Cook the Issue 2010: Southwestern Chicken Salad with Tomato and Black Bean Salsa Posted by Pielove
A delicious lunch!  I had some lovely leftover roast chicken and this made a superb salad.  I added some of the spices from the chicken rub to the dressing, along with a big shot of green... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19340/cook-the-issue-2010-southwestern-chicken-salad-with-tomato-and-black-bean-salsa
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Egg Foo Yung with Chicken and Zucchini]]> Mon, 19 Jul 2010 20:29:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19265/cook-the-issue-2010-egg-foo-yung-with-chicken-and-zucchini http://www.finecooking.com/item/19265/cook-the-issue-2010-egg-foo-yung-with-chicken-and-zucchini Cook the Issue 2010: Egg Foo Yung with Chicken and Zucchini Posted by Pielove
This was really tasty and even faster than ordering takeout-- wow.  Instead of the usual brown gloppy "gravy", it had a light drizzle of really flavorful sauce.  Delicious!  I used... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19265/cook-the-issue-2010-egg-foo-yung-with-chicken-and-zucchini
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Greek Salad Pitas with Olive-Garlic Tapenade]]> Mon, 19 Jul 2010 13:56:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19242/cook-the-issue-2010-greek-salad-pitas-with-olive-garlic-tapenade http://www.finecooking.com/item/19242/cook-the-issue-2010-greek-salad-pitas-with-olive-garlic-tapenade Cook the Issue 2010: Greek Salad Pitas with Olive-Garlic Tapenade Posted by Pielove
A delicious, light lunch, these sandwiches are also very satisfying, with the rich tapenade adding tons of flavor.  Somehow the transformation to sandwich makes this much more of a meal than a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19242/cook-the-issue-2010-greek-salad-pitas-with-olive-garlic-tapenade
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Chops with Peach-Ginger Chutney]]> Sun, 18 Jul 2010 21:26:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19212/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-peach-ginger-chutney http://www.finecooking.com/item/19212/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-peach-ginger-chutney Cook the Issue 2010: Pork Chops with Peach-Ginger Chutney Posted by Pielove
This was a very timely recipe, as I had a few peaches that needed rescuing from the hordes of fruit flies.  Instead of sauteeing, I brined and grilled the pork chop using the five-spice rub from... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19212/cook-the-issue-2010-pork-chops-with-peach-ginger-chutney
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Two-color Zucchini Ribbons with Basil and Olive Vinaigrette]]> Sun, 18 Jul 2010 21:18:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19209/cook-the-issue-2010-two-color-zucchini-ribbons-with-basil-and-olive-vinaigrette http://www.finecooking.com/item/19209/cook-the-issue-2010-two-color-zucchini-ribbons-with-basil-and-olive-vinaigrette Cook the Issue 2010: Two-color Zucchini Ribbons with Basil and Olive Vinaigrette Posted by Pielove
We got both yellow and green squash in the CSA box yesterday, so it was the perfect time to make this salad.  My mint plant was not very healthy, but my lemon basil was a bit out-of-control, so... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19209/cook-the-issue-2010-two-color-zucchini-ribbons-with-basil-and-olive-vinaigrette
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Potato salad with creamy dressing and fennel]]> Sun, 18 Jul 2010 21:00:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19207/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-creamy-dressing-and-fennel http://www.finecooking.com/item/19207/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-creamy-dressing-and-fennel Cook the Issue 2010: Potato salad with creamy dressing and fennel Posted by Pielove
The potato salad on Friday was so good that I decided to make another variant today-- this time with a creamy dressing.  This version was also excellent, albeit a bit pale in color.  I used... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19207/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-creamy-dressing-and-fennel
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Frozen Hot Chocolate]]> Sun, 18 Jul 2010 20:49:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19203/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-hot-chocolate http://www.finecooking.com/item/19203/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-hot-chocolate Cook the Issue 2010: Frozen Hot Chocolate Posted by Pielove
We got chased out of the pool today by some fierce thunderstorms and got home badly in need of a sweet pick-me-up.  This was perfect-- both richly creamy and light enough to be refreshing, yet... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19203/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-hot-chocolate
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Lift-Off!]]> Sat, 17 Jul 2010 20:56:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19147/cook-the-issue-2010-lift-off http://www.finecooking.com/item/19147/cook-the-issue-2010-lift-off Cook the Issue 2010: Lift-Off! Posted by Pielove
Weehoo, this is one strong and tasty drink.  I was unable to find falernum, so I made my own, following the recipe of one "RumDood" (google for it).  Instead of just using cloves, I used... ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Brandied Apricot Almond Slab Pie]]> Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:11:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19025/cook-the-issue-2010-brandied-apricot-almond-slab-pie http://www.finecooking.com/item/19025/cook-the-issue-2010-brandied-apricot-almond-slab-pie Cook the Issue 2010: Brandied Apricot Almond Slab Pie Posted by Pielove
This pie is superb.  I had never made a slab pie before, but it has a great ratio of filling to crust and no soggy bottom problems.  And what a filling-- dried and fresh apricots add layers... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19025/cook-the-issue-2010-brandied-apricot-almond-slab-pie
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Potato salad with vinaigrette and pickles]]> Fri, 16 Jul 2010 22:00:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/19023/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-vinaigrette-and-pickles http://www.finecooking.com/item/19023/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-vinaigrette-and-pickles Cook the Issue 2010: Potato salad with vinaigrette and pickles Posted by Pielove
I usually make creamy potato salad, but I was late in getting the potatoes started boiling, so I wanted a salad that could be served warm.  That settled me on the vinaigrette, then I chose the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/19023/cook-the-issue-2010-potato-salad-with-vinaigrette-and-pickles
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Homemade Mozzarella Crostini]]> Thu, 15 Jul 2010 20:25:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18896/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-mozzarella-crostini http://www.finecooking.com/item/18896/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-mozzarella-crostini Cook the Issue 2010: Homemade Mozzarella Crostini Posted by Pielove
In addition to making the salad, I also used my homemade mozzarella to make crostini.  I didn't have the ingredients for any of the suggestions (how sad is that) so I used pantry ingredients... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18896/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-mozzarella-crostini
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Nectarine and Homemade Mozzarella Salad]]> Thu, 15 Jul 2010 20:16:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18892/cook-the-issue-2010-nectarine-and-homemade-mozzarella-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/18892/cook-the-issue-2010-nectarine-and-homemade-mozzarella-salad Cook the Issue 2010: Nectarine and Homemade Mozzarella Salad Posted by Pielove
Well, it was too hot to go outside and grill-- plus I had a lovely, ripe nectarine that was soft enough for salad already.  I used my homemade 30-minute mozzarella in this salad, which was... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18892/cook-the-issue-2010-nectarine-and-homemade-mozzarella-salad
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Coconut Noodle Soup with Tea-smoked Tofu]]> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 21:01:47 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18763/cook-the-issue-2010-coconut-noodle-soup-with-tea-smoked-tofu http://www.finecooking.com/item/18763/cook-the-issue-2010-coconut-noodle-soup-with-tea-smoked-tofu Cook the Issue 2010: Coconut Noodle Soup with Tea-smoked Tofu Posted by Pielove
My crew dislikes shrimp.  When we made the tea-smoked salmon this weekend, I marinated and smoked a few slabs of firm tofu, then stuck it in the 'fridge.  Today I made the coconut noodle... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18763/cook-the-issue-2010-coconut-noodle-soup-with-tea-smoked-tofu
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Bananas Foster]]> Tue, 13 Jul 2010 20:47:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18759/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-bananas-foster http://www.finecooking.com/item/18759/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-bananas-foster Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Bananas Foster Posted by Pielove
FIRE!!  Not only was this delicious and simple, but it was a lot of fun to make.  I scaled down the recipe to a single serving (one banana, 1/4c sugar, 1Tbsp each butter, liqueur and rum... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18759/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-bananas-foster
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Zucchini with Scallion and Basil Oil]]> Sun, 11 Jul 2010 21:52:08 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18621/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-zucchini-with-scallion-and-basil-oil http://www.finecooking.com/item/18621/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-zucchini-with-scallion-and-basil-oil Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Zucchini with Scallion and Basil Oil Posted by Pielove
I applaud whomever decided to commission an article about zucchini, because I get these beasts in my CSA box every week.  Not a bad thing, of course-- my daughter likes them sliced and fried in... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18621/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-zucchini-with-scallion-and-basil-oil
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Rustic Fig and Raspberry Mini-Crostatas]]> Sun, 11 Jul 2010 21:45:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18619/cook-the-issue-2010-rustic-fig-and-raspberry-mini-crostatas http://www.finecooking.com/item/18619/cook-the-issue-2010-rustic-fig-and-raspberry-mini-crostatas Cook the Issue 2010: Rustic Fig and Raspberry Mini-Crostatas Posted by Pielove
I had never cooked with figs before, but I was delighted to find California figs on sale at my local Mexican market-- and raspberries right next to them!  Thus fated, I made this delicious... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18619/cook-the-issue-2010-rustic-fig-and-raspberry-mini-crostatas
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chi Chi Pache]]> Sun, 11 Jul 2010 21:30:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18616/cook-the-issue-2010-chi-chi-pache http://www.finecooking.com/item/18616/cook-the-issue-2010-chi-chi-pache Cook the Issue 2010: Chi Chi Pache Posted by Pielove
This was just the thing for a muggy Chicago evening.  The vodka made it lighter than the typical pina colada and the cinnamon and allspice gave it an interesting flavor-- more sophisticated than... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18616/cook-the-issue-2010-chi-chi-pache
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Tea-smoked salmon with nectarine lemon basil relish]]> Sun, 11 Jul 2010 20:54:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18612/cook-the-issue-2010-tea-smoked-salmon-with-nectarine-lemon-basil-relish http://www.finecooking.com/item/18612/cook-the-issue-2010-tea-smoked-salmon-with-nectarine-lemon-basil-relish Cook the Issue 2010: Tea-smoked salmon with nectarine lemon basil relish Posted by Pielove
I was surprise by how delicious and how easy this recipe was.  Putting together the smoking packet was trivial (watch the video) and the salmon marinated easily.  I did add a little ginger... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18612/cook-the-issue-2010-tea-smoked-salmon-with-nectarine-lemon-basil-relish
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Bratwurst Sandwich with Tomato Jam and Sauerkraut]]> Sat, 10 Jul 2010 20:15:42 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18579/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-bratwurst-sandwich-with-tomato-jam-and-sauerkraut http://www.finecooking.com/item/18579/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-bratwurst-sandwich-with-tomato-jam-and-sauerkraut Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Bratwurst Sandwich with Tomato Jam and Sauerkraut Posted by Pielove
We make grilled brats a lot, including for our huge annual Memorial Day Cookout.  We usually opt for onions and horseradish, but the kraut and tomato jam variant was good.  I got a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18579/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-bratwurst-sandwich-with-tomato-jam-and-sauerkraut
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Kohlrabi Remoulade]]> Fri, 09 Jul 2010 20:38:17 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18535/cook-the-issue-2010-kohlrabi-remoulade http://www.finecooking.com/item/18535/cook-the-issue-2010-kohlrabi-remoulade Cook the Issue 2010: Kohlrabi Remoulade Posted by Pielove
I already made the celery root remoulade, but I was cleaning out my produce bin and came across this lovely kohlrabi.  I think raw kohlrabi is much better than cooked, but I was tired of my... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18535/cook-the-issue-2010-kohlrabi-remoulade
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti Frittata with Chard and Scallions]]> Fri, 09 Jul 2010 20:24:07 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18531/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-frittata-with-chard-and-scallions http://www.finecooking.com/item/18531/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-frittata-with-chard-and-scallions Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti Frittata with Chard and Scallions Posted by Pielove
Our CSA box is delivered on Saturday, so Friday night is Use Up the Produce Night.  Here I used Swiss Chard in place of the Arugula in this delicious frittata-- plus I threw in some lonely... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18531/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-frittata-with-chard-and-scallions
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chocolate Nut Zucchini Muffins]]> Fri, 09 Jul 2010 09:54:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18495/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-nut-zucchini-muffins http://www.finecooking.com/item/18495/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-nut-zucchini-muffins Cook the Issue 2010: Chocolate Nut Zucchini Muffins Posted by Pielove
This is from a web-only recipe for Issue 106, so it may not be in the print magazine, just in case you were wondering. Now, I was happy enough with my regular zucchini bread recipe, which was from... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18495/cook-the-issue-2010-chocolate-nut-zucchini-muffins
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Mulberry-Apple Turnovers]]> Thu, 08 Jul 2010 08:51:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18443/cook-the-issue-2010-mulberry-apple-turnovers http://www.finecooking.com/item/18443/cook-the-issue-2010-mulberry-apple-turnovers Cook the Issue 2010: Mulberry-Apple Turnovers Posted by Pielove
I picked some of the last mulberries from my very prolific tree to use in these delicious turnovers.  The dough is very rich and a bit soft-- I recommend rolling it out on a piece of parchment... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18443/cook-the-issue-2010-mulberry-apple-turnovers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Peanut Soba with Stir-Fried Beef and Broccoli]]> Wed, 07 Jul 2010 20:43:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18436/cook-the-issue-2010-peanut-soba-with-stir-fried-beef-and-broccoli http://www.finecooking.com/item/18436/cook-the-issue-2010-peanut-soba-with-stir-fried-beef-and-broccoli Cook the Issue 2010: Peanut Soba with Stir-Fried Beef and Broccoli Posted by Pielove
This is the one recipe from the "Use Your Noodle" article in Issue 104 that I had not made yet and I'm glad that I went back and cooked this one-- it is excellent.  I love peanut noodles and the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18436/cook-the-issue-2010-peanut-soba-with-stir-fried-beef-and-broccoli
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Open-faced steak sandwich with herbed goat cheese]]> Wed, 07 Jul 2010 13:47:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18363/cook-the-issue-2010-open-faced-steak-sandwich-with-herbed-goat-cheese http://www.finecooking.com/item/18363/cook-the-issue-2010-open-faced-steak-sandwich-with-herbed-goat-cheese Cook the Issue 2010: Open-faced steak sandwich with herbed goat cheese Posted by Pielove
I finally had some leftover flank steak (after the third time we made that recipe), so I whipped up this sandwich as a "Mommy's Treat" on a day I work from home.  And what a treat-- don't wait... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18363/cook-the-issue-2010-open-faced-steak-sandwich-with-herbed-goat-cheese
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Nan stuffed with herbs and cheese]]> Mon, 05 Jul 2010 20:52:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18193/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-nan-stuffed-with-herbs-and-cheese http://www.finecooking.com/item/18193/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-nan-stuffed-with-herbs-and-cheese Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Nan stuffed with herbs and cheese Posted by Pielove
I have enjoyed all the grilled flatbreads from this article and this nan is no exception.  The dough is not yeast-risen, so it comes together quickly, with yogurt adding flavor. nbspWithout... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18193/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-nan-stuffed-with-herbs-and-cheese
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Lettuce with Buttermilk Chive Dressing]]> Mon, 05 Jul 2010 20:39:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18190/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-lettuce-with-buttermilk-chive-dressing http://www.finecooking.com/item/18190/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-lettuce-with-buttermilk-chive-dressing Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Lettuce with Buttermilk Chive Dressing Posted by Pielove
Maybe my grill fire had burned down too much after grilling a flank steak and all those stuffed nan, but the lettuce didn't do much more than wilt and turn brown.  This was okay, but next time I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18190/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-lettuce-with-buttermilk-chive-dressing
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Lemon Icebox Cake]]> Wed, 30 Jun 2010 20:34:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/18024/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-icebox-cake http://www.finecooking.com/item/18024/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-icebox-cake Cook the Issue 2010: Lemon Icebox Cake Posted by Pielove
After my angel food cake fiasco, I was thinking about an alternative cake layer for this dessert. I hit upon the idea of something with ginger-- I love ginger and lemon together.  I made the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/18024/cook-the-issue-2010-lemon-icebox-cake
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Chili and Root Beer Baby Back Ribs]]> Sun, 27 Jun 2010 22:02:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17924/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-chili-and-root-beer-baby-back-ribs http://www.finecooking.com/item/17924/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-chili-and-root-beer-baby-back-ribs Cook the Issue 2010: Sweet Chili and Root Beer Baby Back Ribs Posted by Pielove
We had never grilled ribs before, so this was a bit of a challenge.  Also, we have a regular Weber charcoal grill, so maintaining temperature requires some finessing.  That said, this... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17924/cook-the-issue-2010-sweet-chili-and-root-beer-baby-back-ribs
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Angel food cake]]> Sun, 27 Jun 2010 21:54:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17919/cook-the-issue-2010-angel-food-cake http://www.finecooking.com/item/17919/cook-the-issue-2010-angel-food-cake Cook the Issue 2010: Angel food cake Posted by Pielove
I have never been a fan of angel food cake, but I've only had nasty supermarket versions of this cake.  So I decided to give it a go, hoping for a revelation.  I had all sorts of problems... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17919/cook-the-issue-2010-angel-food-cake
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Paella]]> Wed, 23 Jun 2010 20:31:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17808/cook-the-issue-2010-paella http://www.finecooking.com/item/17808/cook-the-issue-2010-paella Cook the Issue 2010: Paella Posted by Pielove
Okay, I had never tasted paella before, much less cooked it-- but I gave this recipe a try and I'm glad I did.  My family is not much for shellfish, so I used sausage and summer squash... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17808/cook-the-issue-2010-paella
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Basil Pesto]]> Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:44:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17790/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-basil-pesto http://www.finecooking.com/item/17790/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-basil-pesto Cook the Issue 2010: Classic Basil Pesto Posted by Pielove
My first CSA delivery of the year came with a big bunch of basil-- just what I had been waiting for after a long winter!  This pesto recipe is excellent-- usually I get overexcited and make my... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17790/cook-the-issue-2010-classic-basil-pesto
<![CDATA[Mulberry-lime pectin jellies]]> Tue, 22 Jun 2010 20:26:57 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17788/mulberry-lime-pectin-jellies http://www.finecooking.com/item/17788/mulberry-lime-pectin-jellies Mulberry-lime pectin jellies Posted by Pielove
Here are mulberry jellies made with the recipe from Peter Greweling's Confectionery at Home book.  Now I only have 3..99999 tons of mulberries to use up. ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17788/mulberry-lime-pectin-jellies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Orzo salad with grilled broccoli]]> Sun, 20 Jun 2010 20:19:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17705/cook-the-issue-2010-orzo-salad-with-grilled-broccoli http://www.finecooking.com/item/17705/cook-the-issue-2010-orzo-salad-with-grilled-broccoli Cook the Issue 2010: Orzo salad with grilled broccoli Posted by Pielove
This salad was very tasty-- it would be great for a potluck or picnic.  My husband even exclaimed "This is good!" when he tried it.  We served it as a side for grilled brats, so I omitted... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17705/cook-the-issue-2010-orzo-salad-with-grilled-broccoli
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted beets with lemon yogurt dip]]> Fri, 18 Jun 2010 20:48:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17660/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-beets-with-lemon-yogurt-dip http://www.finecooking.com/item/17660/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-beets-with-lemon-yogurt-dip Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted beets with lemon yogurt dip Posted by Pielove
I love beets and this preparation was excellent with big, old supermarket beets-- I can't wait to try it again with small, fresh CSA beets.  I used the oven and it worked out great-- the foil... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17660/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-beets-with-lemon-yogurt-dip
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Onions stuffed with hamburger, spinach, and feta]]> Wed, 16 Jun 2010 19:45:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17596/cook-the-issue-2010-onions-stuffed-with-hamburger-spinach-and-feta http://www.finecooking.com/item/17596/cook-the-issue-2010-onions-stuffed-with-hamburger-spinach-and-feta Cook the Issue 2010: Onions stuffed with hamburger, spinach, and feta Posted by Pielove
Not having any leftover flank steak (again), I took this dish back a little closer to its "stuffed pepper" roots by using hamburger left over from taco night yesterday.  I was fully expecting... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17596/cook-the-issue-2010-onions-stuffed-with-hamburger-spinach-and-feta
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh cherry relish and goat cheese crostini]]> Tue, 15 Jun 2010 20:31:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17553/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-relish-and-goat-cheese-crostini http://www.finecooking.com/item/17553/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-relish-and-goat-cheese-crostini Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh cherry relish and goat cheese crostini Posted by Pielove
This was an interesting appetizer and very good.  The ricotta toned down the goat cheese a little but made it more spreadable and added a buttery taste.  The relish was excellent-- full of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17553/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-relish-and-goat-cheese-crostini
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Udon with chicken and stir-fried vegetables]]> Mon, 14 Jun 2010 21:06:51 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17487/cook-the-issue-2010-udon-with-chicken-and-stir-fried-vegetables http://www.finecooking.com/item/17487/cook-the-issue-2010-udon-with-chicken-and-stir-fried-vegetables Cook the Issue 2010: Udon with chicken and stir-fried vegetables Posted by Pielove
In my first pass through Issue #104, I had somehow missed this udon dish.  And what a shame, it is really good.  One of my complaints about typical noodle bowls is that they are short on... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17487/cook-the-issue-2010-udon-with-chicken-and-stir-fried-vegetables
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Salmon burgers with herb aioli]]> Thu, 10 Jun 2010 20:43:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17335/cook-the-issue-2010-salmon-burgers-with-herb-aioli http://www.finecooking.com/item/17335/cook-the-issue-2010-salmon-burgers-with-herb-aioli Cook the Issue 2010: Salmon burgers with herb aioli Posted by Pielove
This was a very tasty and quick supper-- I love the dill and chives in the sauce and the texture of the burgers with the soft insides and crispy outsides.  I did change a few things-- my... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17335/cook-the-issue-2010-salmon-burgers-with-herb-aioli
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Soursop, Passionfruit Lime Sorbets]]> Tue, 08 Jun 2010 20:53:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17227/cook-the-issue-2010-soursop-passionfruit-lime-sorbets http://www.finecooking.com/item/17227/cook-the-issue-2010-soursop-passionfruit-lime-sorbets Cook the Issue 2010: Soursop, Passionfruit Lime Sorbets Posted by Pielove
I love the "Try This" column.  I didn't find any cherimoyas, but I did find something great-- frozen fruit pulp.  My market had a very interesting selection, including passionfruit and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17227/cook-the-issue-2010-soursop-passionfruit-lime-sorbets
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Creamy dandelion greens and goat cheese gratin]]> Sun, 06 Jun 2010 21:13:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17130/cook-the-issue-2010-creamy-dandelion-greens-and-goat-cheese-gratin http://www.finecooking.com/item/17130/cook-the-issue-2010-creamy-dandelion-greens-and-goat-cheese-gratin Cook the Issue 2010: Creamy dandelion greens and goat cheese gratin Posted by Pielove
I love bitter greens and goat cheese and gratins with crispy toppings (and crusty edges!) so it is no surprise that I really loved this recipe.  My husband was similarly impressed and even my... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17130/cook-the-issue-2010-creamy-dandelion-greens-and-goat-cheese-gratin
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Frozen lemon cream tart with toasted meringue]]> Sat, 05 Jun 2010 20:50:22 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17097/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-lemon-cream-tart-with-toasted-meringue http://www.finecooking.com/item/17097/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-lemon-cream-tart-with-toasted-meringue Cook the Issue 2010: Frozen lemon cream tart with toasted meringue Posted by Pielove
I streamlined this recipe slightly by making one large tart instead of individual servings.  It made a beautiful, delicious, and dramatic tart, perfect for a hot and muggy June day. nbspThere... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17097/cook-the-issue-2010-frozen-lemon-cream-tart-with-toasted-meringue
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Pea sauce with fresh mint]]> Fri, 04 Jun 2010 21:35:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17074/cook-the-issue-2010-pea-sauce-with-fresh-mint http://www.finecooking.com/item/17074/cook-the-issue-2010-pea-sauce-with-fresh-mint Cook the Issue 2010: Pea sauce with fresh mint Posted by Pielove
Okay, when I first saw this article with the sauces made from pureed vegetables, I thought that the author was really reaching with this one.  Of course, you can see where this is going-- I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17074/cook-the-issue-2010-pea-sauce-with-fresh-mint
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Homemade graham crackers]]> Fri, 04 Jun 2010 21:18:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/17069/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-graham-crackers http://www.finecooking.com/item/17069/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-graham-crackers Cook the Issue 2010: Homemade graham crackers Posted by Pielove
When I made the Eggs Benedict recipe from #104, I liked the full dish, but the flavor of the homemade English Muffins (using a recipe from The Weekend Baker) was a revelation.  So, I was eager... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/17069/cook-the-issue-2010-homemade-graham-crackers
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled steak salad with white beans]]> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 21:22:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16963/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-steak-salad-with-white-beans http://www.finecooking.com/item/16963/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-steak-salad-with-white-beans Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled steak salad with white beans Posted by Pielove
I have a problem with the grilled flank steak recipe-- and my problem is that my family loves this so much, that I don't have enough leftovers!  Time to grill more steak!  I packed this... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16963/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-steak-salad-with-white-beans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Ice cream parfaits with strawberries and balsamic syrup]]> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 20:47:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16961/cook-the-issue-2010-ice-cream-parfaits-with-strawberries-and-balsamic-syrup http://www.finecooking.com/item/16961/cook-the-issue-2010-ice-cream-parfaits-with-strawberries-and-balsamic-syrup Cook the Issue 2010: Ice cream parfaits with strawberries and balsamic syrup Posted by Pielove
I had no idea what to expect from this one, but the taste was splendid-- the pepper (added after I took the photo and after a few bites) and balsamic syrup make an ordinary dish of ice cream and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16961/cook-the-issue-2010-ice-cream-parfaits-with-strawberries-and-balsamic-syrup
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed sausages and cabbage with apricot mango chutney]]> Wed, 02 Jun 2010 10:03:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16945/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-sausages-and-cabbage-with-apricot-mango-chutney http://www.finecooking.com/item/16945/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-sausages-and-cabbage-with-apricot-mango-chutney Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed sausages and cabbage with apricot mango chutney Posted by Pielove
Well, the chicken sausages I got from Costco were not a big hit with my family, so we have switched over to real Sheboygan style pork bratwurst.  Luckily, I had a few beer-poached brats left... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16945/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-sausages-and-cabbage-with-apricot-mango-chutney
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled olive orange fennel flatbread]]> Mon, 31 May 2010 21:43:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16908/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-olive-orange-fennel-flatbread http://www.finecooking.com/item/16908/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-olive-orange-fennel-flatbread Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled olive orange fennel flatbread Posted by Pielove
This flatbread was very tasty, especially the fennel and olives, and was a huge hit with the whole family.  My daughter demanded, "you WILL make this again, mommy, please?".  Next time I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16908/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-olive-orange-fennel-flatbread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Cherry Margarita]]> Sun, 30 May 2010 17:06:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16880/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-margarita http://www.finecooking.com/item/16880/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-margarita Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Cherry Margarita Posted by Pielove
Let me offer a dissenting opinion to the generally poor reviews this drink has received: YUM!  Let me also offer a suggestion: there is no good substitute for the Maraschino Liqueur-- if you... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16880/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-cherry-margarita
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Salade aux lardons pizza]]> Fri, 28 May 2010 21:16:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16836/cook-the-issue-2010-salade-aux-lardons-pizza http://www.finecooking.com/item/16836/cook-the-issue-2010-salade-aux-lardons-pizza Cook the Issue 2010: Salade aux lardons pizza Posted by Pielove
Although my daughter said "Wierd-O!!" when she saw me dump the salad on the pizza, this was still a big hit.  She enjoyed spreading the mustard on the crust and nibbling on the occasional bit of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16836/cook-the-issue-2010-salade-aux-lardons-pizza
<![CDATA[Cherry Almond Clafoutis]]> Tue, 25 May 2010 21:15:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16755/cherry-almond-clafoutis http://www.finecooking.com/item/16755/cherry-almond-clafoutis Cherry Almond Clafoutis Posted by Pielove
Am I the only one who saw this recipe and thought "Breakfast!"?  This is a really tasty, not-too-sweet (always a plus around here) dessert-- and tomorrow it's going to be reheated and drizzled... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16755/cherry-almond-clafoutis
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled chickpea flatbread]]> Sun, 23 May 2010 22:37:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16702/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-chickpea-flatbread http://www.finecooking.com/item/16702/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-chickpea-flatbread Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled chickpea flatbread Posted by Pielove
This flatbreads on the grill thing is really fun-- and delicious.  For this recipe, I wasn't sure how much to mash the chickpeas, so I ended up with a few whole peas here and there-- not a bad... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16702/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-chickpea-flatbread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Garden Party]]> Sun, 23 May 2010 22:26:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16698/cook-the-issue-2010-garden-party http://www.finecooking.com/item/16698/cook-the-issue-2010-garden-party Cook the Issue 2010: Garden Party Posted by Pielove
This was the weirdest cocktail I have ever had-- more like a salad than a drink, with its spicy, herbal flavors.  I found it tolerable, but my husband was quite taken with it-- he loved that it... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16698/cook-the-issue-2010-garden-party
<![CDATA[Strawberries and Cream Semifreddo]]> Sat, 22 May 2010 21:31:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16669/strawberries-and-cream-semifreddo http://www.finecooking.com/item/16669/strawberries-and-cream-semifreddo Strawberries and Cream Semifreddo Posted by Pielove
This was a huge hit.  My husband loved it because it is not too sweet.  My daughter said "This is better than Scooter's Frozen Custard"-- and if you live in Chicago, you know that this is... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16669/strawberries-and-cream-semifreddo
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cherry and onion-stuffed pork loin]]> Sat, 22 May 2010 21:21:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16665/cook-the-issue-2010-cherry-and-onion-stuffed-pork-loin http://www.finecooking.com/item/16665/cook-the-issue-2010-cherry-and-onion-stuffed-pork-loin Cook the Issue 2010: Cherry and onion-stuffed pork loin Posted by Pielove
ICD, you are completely right-- this is a great company dish.  The pork tenderloins at my market looked really thin, but the pork loins looked great, so I upgraded to a bigger roast. nbspWe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16665/cook-the-issue-2010-cherry-and-onion-stuffed-pork-loin
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Kale with crispy salami]]> Sat, 22 May 2010 21:09:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16661/cook-the-issue-2010-kale-with-crispy-salami http://www.finecooking.com/item/16661/cook-the-issue-2010-kale-with-crispy-salami Cook the Issue 2010: Kale with crispy salami Posted by Pielove
I am so happy that I found this recipe now-- we will be inundated with greens in a couple of weeks when our CSA box starts and this is a superb preparation.  The salami and onions are meaty and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16661/cook-the-issue-2010-kale-with-crispy-salami
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Caramelized onion, swiss, and sausage panini]]> Fri, 21 May 2010 21:43:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16634/cook-the-issue-2010-caramelized-onion-swiss-and-sausage-panini http://www.finecooking.com/item/16634/cook-the-issue-2010-caramelized-onion-swiss-and-sausage-panini Cook the Issue 2010: Caramelized onion, swiss, and sausage panini Posted by Pielove
Okay, this is not really panini-- it is more like a squashed grilled cheese.  That has at least one advantage: grilled cheese has that tasty, buttery crust.  So what there are no grill... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16634/cook-the-issue-2010-caramelized-onion-swiss-and-sausage-panini
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Ruby chard with parmesan and basil]]> Fri, 21 May 2010 21:35:08 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16630/cook-the-issue-2010-ruby-chard-with-parmesan-and-basil http://www.finecooking.com/item/16630/cook-the-issue-2010-ruby-chard-with-parmesan-and-basil Cook the Issue 2010: Ruby chard with parmesan and basil Posted by Pielove
I love greens and this is a delicious chard preparation-- I love the parmesan on top and the basil.  I forgot the pine nuts and the butter swirl-- ha, it was still outstanding! Chopping and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16630/cook-the-issue-2010-ruby-chard-with-parmesan-and-basil
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Toasted Polenta Cake with Cherry Sauce]]> Wed, 19 May 2010 21:19:10 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16574/cook-the-issue-2010-toasted-polenta-cake-with-cherry-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/16574/cook-the-issue-2010-toasted-polenta-cake-with-cherry-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Toasted Polenta Cake with Cherry Sauce Posted by Pielove
My in-laws were coming over today and I had nothing in the house, so I made this for dessert.  I didn't have any fresh cherries, but I had a jar of Bulgarian sour cherries that I scored at... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16574/cook-the-issue-2010-toasted-polenta-cake-with-cherry-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Limoncello-gin cocktail with grilled thyme]]> Sun, 16 May 2010 21:20:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16459/cook-the-issue-2010-limoncello-gin-cocktail-with-grilled-thyme http://www.finecooking.com/item/16459/cook-the-issue-2010-limoncello-gin-cocktail-with-grilled-thyme Cook the Issue 2010: Limoncello-gin cocktail with grilled thyme Posted by Pielove
I love gin, so I was happy to see a gin cocktail in this issue (finally!).  This was very tasty, although the thyme seemed to get a little lost in the strong alcohol flavors.  I made my own... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16459/cook-the-issue-2010-limoncello-gin-cocktail-with-grilled-thyme
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled tri-tip with chive-yogurt sauce]]> Sat, 15 May 2010 21:48:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16439/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-chive-yogurt-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/16439/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-chive-yogurt-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled tri-tip with chive-yogurt sauce Posted by Pielove
I know this recipe is from the cook once, eat twice series where you make great dishes with the leftovers-- one problem, we didn't have much left over.  I used a tri-tip instead of flank steak... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16439/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-tri-tip-with-chive-yogurt-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled pita bread]]> Sat, 15 May 2010 21:36:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16434/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-pita-bread http://www.finecooking.com/item/16434/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-pita-bread Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled pita bread Posted by Pielove
This recipe is right on-- especially the part of the article where the author writes that you should make extras because the hungry hordes will be demanding MORE.  I made four pitas (saving the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16434/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-pita-bread
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Ultimate Fudgy Brownies]]> Sat, 15 May 2010 21:26:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16430/cook-the-issue-2010-ultimate-fudgy-brownies http://www.finecooking.com/item/16430/cook-the-issue-2010-ultimate-fudgy-brownies Cook the Issue 2010: Ultimate Fudgy Brownies Posted by Pielove
My father is a farmer and one of his favorite farmerly aphorisms is "if there's no hay in one corner of the barnyard, and moldy hay in the other corner, where do you thing the cows will be?" nbspIn... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16430/cook-the-issue-2010-ultimate-fudgy-brownies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Garlic-infused mashed potatoes and celery root]]> Fri, 14 May 2010 20:51:23 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16413/cook-the-issue-2010-garlic-infused-mashed-potatoes-and-celery-root http://www.finecooking.com/item/16413/cook-the-issue-2010-garlic-infused-mashed-potatoes-and-celery-root Cook the Issue 2010: Garlic-infused mashed potatoes and celery root Posted by Pielove
I usually don't like the taste of cooked celery root, but this recipe, with its mellow but assertive garlic, and rich buttery taste, was really good.  A delightful change from my usual boring... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16413/cook-the-issue-2010-garlic-infused-mashed-potatoes-and-celery-root
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Moussaka Gratinee]]> Fri, 14 May 2010 20:46:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16409/cook-the-issue-2010-moussaka-gratinee http://www.finecooking.com/item/16409/cook-the-issue-2010-moussaka-gratinee Cook the Issue 2010: Moussaka Gratinee Posted by Pielove
After having enough of lamb, I froze the leftovers from the roast.  This week, eggplants were on sale at my market and I thought of this recipe-- and I'm glad I did, it was excellent. nbspBoth... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16409/cook-the-issue-2010-moussaka-gratinee
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Celery Root Remoulade]]> Thu, 13 May 2010 20:40:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16384/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-root-remoulade http://www.finecooking.com/item/16384/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-root-remoulade Cook the Issue 2010: Celery Root Remoulade Posted by Pielove
I love celery root, but had never made remoulade.  This was an excellent preparation, with great complex flavors in the dressing and vegetables.  I didn't have any parsley, so I used... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16384/cook-the-issue-2010-celery-root-remoulade
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Stir-fried bok choy with garlic, ginger, and scallions]]> Tue, 11 May 2010 21:05:26 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16320/cook-the-issue-2010-stir-fried-bok-choy-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions http://www.finecooking.com/item/16320/cook-the-issue-2010-stir-fried-bok-choy-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions Cook the Issue 2010: Stir-fried bok choy with garlic, ginger, and scallions Posted by Pielove
My first post from Issue 105!  I love all brassicas-- cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower.  So this bok choy recipe caught my eye immediately.  And I'm glad it did, it is delicious... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16320/cook-the-issue-2010-stir-fried-bok-choy-with-garlic-ginger-and-scallions
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Tofu with scallions and black bean sauce]]> Tue, 11 May 2010 20:53:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16315/cook-the-issue-2010-tofu-with-scallions-and-black-bean-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/16315/cook-the-issue-2010-tofu-with-scallions-and-black-bean-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Tofu with scallions and black bean sauce Posted by Pielove
The last time I had tilapia, it was bland and nondescript, with a soft texture.  "I might as well make tofu", I thought-- so I did.  I drained the tofu on paper towels and seared it in the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16315/cook-the-issue-2010-tofu-with-scallions-and-black-bean-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Cheesecake (Limoncello/Mocha Chocolate Chip Chimera)]]> Tue, 11 May 2010 10:35:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16299/cook-the-issue-2010-cheesecake-limoncellomocha-chocolate-chip-chimera http://www.finecooking.com/item/16299/cook-the-issue-2010-cheesecake-limoncellomocha-chocolate-chip-chimera Cook the Issue 2010: Cheesecake (Limoncello/Mocha Chocolate Chip Chimera) Posted by Pielove
The different flavor variants for this recipe all sounded so good that I could not choose one.  So I chose two that played well together and baked them in two halves of the same crust. nbspTo... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16299/cook-the-issue-2010-cheesecake-limoncellomocha-chocolate-chip-chimera
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Authentic Brioche]]> Sat, 08 May 2010 21:05:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16231/cook-the-issue-2010-authentic-brioche http://www.finecooking.com/item/16231/cook-the-issue-2010-authentic-brioche Cook the Issue 2010: Authentic Brioche Posted by Pielove
What a lovely recipe-- this bread has all the delicious flavor of croissants, without being such a flaky mess.  Also the dough came together very easily and was fun to shape-- versatile too... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16231/cook-the-issue-2010-authentic-brioche
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Olive oil poached shrimp with ginger-tomato sauce]]> Fri, 07 May 2010 21:57:10 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16206/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-shrimp-with-ginger-tomato-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/16206/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-shrimp-with-ginger-tomato-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Olive oil poached shrimp with ginger-tomato sauce Posted by Pielove
When I usually cook shrimp, they seem a tiny bit stringy around the outside-- but these shrimp had great texture throughout.  The flavor was good, but a little too subtle-- I would have liked a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16206/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-shrimp-with-ginger-tomato-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Olive oil poached salmon with Indian spices]]> Wed, 05 May 2010 21:23:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16080/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-salmon-with-indian-spices http://www.finecooking.com/item/16080/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-salmon-with-indian-spices Cook the Issue 2010: Olive oil poached salmon with Indian spices Posted by Pielove
Okay, I was really dubious about this recipe, but then I noticed that the article is by Molly Stevens, one of my favorite contributors...and then ICDOCEAN made the oil-poached halibut... and then I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16080/cook-the-issue-2010-olive-oil-poached-salmon-with-indian-spices
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Soft shell crab sandwiches with spicy tartar sauce]]> Wed, 05 May 2010 21:09:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16076/cook-the-issue-2010-soft-shell-crab-sandwiches-with-spicy-tartar-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/16076/cook-the-issue-2010-soft-shell-crab-sandwiches-with-spicy-tartar-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Soft shell crab sandwiches with spicy tartar sauce Posted by Pielove
I love soft-shell crabs, but I had never cooked them before.  So, when I was at the fish market getting salmon for the oil-poached fish recipe, I was very excited to see the little critters in... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16076/cook-the-issue-2010-soft-shell-crab-sandwiches-with-spicy-tartar-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Indian lamb curry with green beans and white beans]]> Tue, 04 May 2010 20:41:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/16011/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-lamb-curry-with-green-beans-and-white-beans http://www.finecooking.com/item/16011/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-lamb-curry-with-green-beans-and-white-beans Cook the Issue 2010: Indian lamb curry with green beans and white beans Posted by Pielove
This was tasty-- even better than the original roast lamb!  I used white beans instead of cashews-- I just love melting soft beans in curry.  This was so tasty fresh and I bet it makes... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/16011/cook-the-issue-2010-indian-lamb-curry-with-green-beans-and-white-beans
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Quick Chocolate Bread Pudding]]> Mon, 03 May 2010 13:19:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15914/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chocolate-bread-pudding http://www.finecooking.com/item/15914/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chocolate-bread-pudding Cook the Issue 2010: Quick Chocolate Bread Pudding Posted by Pielove
My daughter loves French bread, but she prefers the crumb, so I am often left with a pile of hollowed-out crusts.  This worked out perfectly for this recipe.  I only had about half the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15914/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-chocolate-bread-pudding
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Slow-roasted leg of lamb with mint and lemon]]> Sat, 01 May 2010 21:13:30 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15862/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-roasted-leg-of-lamb-with-mint-and-lemon http://www.finecooking.com/item/15862/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-roasted-leg-of-lamb-with-mint-and-lemon Cook the Issue 2010: Slow-roasted leg of lamb with mint and lemon Posted by Pielove
I confess, I scored a boneless leg of lamb from Costco.  That said, the four-pound boneless leg took almost 2 hours to roast to an internal temperature of 135.  And the little leg of lamb... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15862/cook-the-issue-2010-slow-roasted-leg-of-lamb-with-mint-and-lemon
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Mamie Taylor]]> Sat, 01 May 2010 21:01:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15856/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-mamie-taylor http://www.finecooking.com/item/15856/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-mamie-taylor Cook the Issue 2010: Fresh Mamie Taylor Posted by Pielove
This drink delivers a great ginger hit in a flavorful, well-balanced, and refreshing cocktail.  We used rye whiskey instead of Scotch to excellent effect and added a touch of Canton Ginger... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15856/cook-the-issue-2010-fresh-mamie-taylor
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed spinach with white beans and pine nuts]]> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 22:08:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15840/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-spinach-with-white-beans-and-pine-nuts http://www.finecooking.com/item/15840/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-spinach-with-white-beans-and-pine-nuts Cook the Issue 2010: Sauteed spinach with white beans and pine nuts Posted by Pielove
I love spinach and the addition of white beans to a typical spinach sautee is a great idea, lending real substance to what is usually a plain side dish.  Of course, with the garlic and pine... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15840/cook-the-issue-2010-sauteed-spinach-with-white-beans-and-pine-nuts
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Artichoke Bottoms with Shrimp...]]> Sun, 25 Apr 2010 20:47:25 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15714/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-bottoms-with-shrimp http://www.finecooking.com/item/15714/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-bottoms-with-shrimp Cook the Issue 2010: Artichoke Bottoms with Shrimp... Posted by Pielove
My bottom wasn't big enough!  The "large" artichokes I got (on sale, 3 for $1) were about 5-7 oz. each.   When scooped out, they were barely big enough to fit one of the shrimp, so I hooked... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15714/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-bottoms-with-shrimp
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Garlic]]> Sun, 25 Apr 2010 20:29:09 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15710/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-garlic http://www.finecooking.com/item/15710/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-garlic Cook the Issue 2010: Roasted Garlic Posted by Pielove
Roasted garlic: condiment or vegetable?  Answer: it doesn't matter as long as everyone eats roughly the same amount.  I was out of aluminum foil, go figure, so I baked this in a little... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15710/cook-the-issue-2010-roasted-garlic
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Quick-braised baby artichokes with garlic, mint, and parsley]]> Fri, 23 Apr 2010 20:58:04 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15672/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-braised-baby-artichokes-with-garlic-mint-and-parsley http://www.finecooking.com/item/15672/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-braised-baby-artichokes-with-garlic-mint-and-parsley Cook the Issue 2010: Quick-braised baby artichokes with garlic, mint, and parsley Posted by Pielove
I'm in love with baby artichokes.  This quick braise (it didn't even take the full 20 minutes specified in the recipe) is another fine preparation-- a great break from our winter standard... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15672/cook-the-issue-2010-quick-braised-baby-artichokes-with-garlic-mint-and-parsley
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti with creamy braised garlic and leeks]]> Fri, 23 Apr 2010 20:48:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15669/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-creamy-braised-garlic-and-leeks http://www.finecooking.com/item/15669/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-creamy-braised-garlic-and-leeks Cook the Issue 2010: Spaghetti with creamy braised garlic and leeks Posted by Pielove
I give this recipe a thumbs up-- the sauce is, as advertised, creamy, and the garlic and leeks add a great flavor, which is enhanced by the cheese.  It's kind of like an alfredo sauce, but with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15669/cook-the-issue-2010-spaghetti-with-creamy-braised-garlic-and-leeks
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Steamed Artichokes with Mustard Vinaigrette]]> Wed, 21 Apr 2010 20:47:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15623/cook-the-issue-2010-steamed-artichokes-with-mustard-vinaigrette http://www.finecooking.com/item/15623/cook-the-issue-2010-steamed-artichokes-with-mustard-vinaigrette Cook the Issue 2010: Steamed Artichokes with Mustard Vinaigrette Posted by Pielove
Why yes, I did score some artichokes on sale this week, thanks to one of our Chicago Italian Markets.  So I have been cooking my way through the entire Artichokes article in Issue 104... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15623/cook-the-issue-2010-steamed-artichokes-with-mustard-vinaigrette
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Shaved baby artichokes with lemon and parmesan]]> Tue, 20 Apr 2010 20:58:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15580/cook-the-issue-2010-shaved-baby-artichokes-with-lemon-and-parmesan http://www.finecooking.com/item/15580/cook-the-issue-2010-shaved-baby-artichokes-with-lemon-and-parmesan Cook the Issue 2010: Shaved baby artichokes with lemon and parmesan Posted by Pielove
My fun-with-artichokes continues with this light, fresh salad.  I could not find arugula in my local markets, which cater more to the Latino-Polish-Middle Eastern inhabitants of my vibrant... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15580/cook-the-issue-2010-shaved-baby-artichokes-with-lemon-and-parmesan
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Caesar Salad Redux: Once More, with Anchovies]]> Sun, 18 Apr 2010 20:53:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15529/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad-redux-once-more-with-anchovies http://www.finecooking.com/item/15529/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad-redux-once-more-with-anchovies Cook the Issue 2010: Caesar Salad Redux: Once More, with Anchovies Posted by Pielove
I shopped, I cooked, I conquered!  The first time I made this salad, when I went to the anchovy jar there was nothing but an oily anchovy sludge under some congealed olive oil.  I tried to... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15529/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad-redux-once-more-with-anchovies
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Cilantro]]> Sun, 18 Apr 2010 20:36:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15525/cook-the-issue-2010-rice-noodles-with-shrimp-and-cilantro http://www.finecooking.com/item/15525/cook-the-issue-2010-rice-noodles-with-shrimp-and-cilantro Cook the Issue 2010: Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Cilantro Posted by Pielove
Alas, this recipe did not do it for us.  I even followed the recipe-- except orange peppers instead of red.  My daughter did not like the ground coriander on the shrimp ("weird") and my... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15525/cook-the-issue-2010-rice-noodles-with-shrimp-and-cilantro
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Queen Bee Mojito]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2010 22:28:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15507/cook-the-issue-2010-queen-bee-mojito http://www.finecooking.com/item/15507/cook-the-issue-2010-queen-bee-mojito Cook the Issue 2010: Queen Bee Mojito Posted by Pielove
As the song goes, "I'm a Queen Bee...".  This drink was outstanding-- the ingredients added so much flavor over the usual mojito: honey instead of sugar, dark aged rum instead of white rum, and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15507/cook-the-issue-2010-queen-bee-mojito
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Artichoke and Leek Fritatta with Taleggio]]> Sat, 17 Apr 2010 21:58:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15502/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-and-leek-fritatta-with-taleggio http://www.finecooking.com/item/15502/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-and-leek-fritatta-with-taleggio Cook the Issue 2010: Artichoke and Leek Fritatta with Taleggio Posted by Pielove
Okay, I want to thank the editors at Fine Cooking for this contest, because without it I would NEVER have tried this recipe.  This is a completely delicious recipe.  Somewhat atypically for... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15502/cook-the-issue-2010-artichoke-and-leek-fritatta-with-taleggio
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Beer-buttered roasted ribeye with beer and cider sauce]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 22:07:55 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15460/cook-the-issue-2010-beer-buttered-roasted-ribeye-with-beer-and-cider-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/15460/cook-the-issue-2010-beer-buttered-roasted-ribeye-with-beer-and-cider-sauce Cook the Issue 2010: Beer-buttered roasted ribeye with beer and cider sauce Posted by Pielove
This recipe struck me as odd, but turned out quite good.  It is also complicated, with a marinade, a spice rub, roasting, and then a sauce.  I did not have a rib-eye roast, so I used a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15460/cook-the-issue-2010-beer-buttered-roasted-ribeye-with-beer-and-cider-sauce
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Feta]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 21:58:01 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15456/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-vegetable-salad-with-feta http://www.finecooking.com/item/15456/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-vegetable-salad-with-feta Cook the Issue 2010: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Feta Posted by Pielove
Yet another winner from Ellie Krieger.  The vegetables pick up great flavor from being grilled, yet retain enough body (especially the crunchy fennel) to make the salad enjoyable to eatnbsp... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15456/cook-the-issue-2010-grilled-vegetable-salad-with-feta
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Caesar Salad]]> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 21:51:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15453/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/15453/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad Cook the Issue 2010: Caesar Salad Posted by Pielove
I am sorry to say that I was out of anchovies when I made this recipe-- I couldn't bring myself to use the anchovy sludge at the bottom of the jar.  To contribute salt and umami, I added a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15453/cook-the-issue-2010-caesar-salad
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Crispy Noodle Cakes with Hoisin Tofu]]> Wed, 14 Apr 2010 21:01:22 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15412/cook-the-issue-2010-crispy-noodle-cakes-with-hoisin-tofu http://www.finecooking.com/item/15412/cook-the-issue-2010-crispy-noodle-cakes-with-hoisin-tofu Cook the Issue 2010: Crispy Noodle Cakes with Hoisin Tofu Posted by Pielove
As I was making this recipe, I wondered if it would be any good-- it has no garlic, and no ginger.  It was great-- my whole family was delighted with it.  I used tofu instead of chicken... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15412/cook-the-issue-2010-crispy-noodle-cakes-with-hoisin-tofu
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chinese Egg Noodles with Five-Spice Pork]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2010 21:52:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15392/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-egg-noodles-with-five-spice-pork http://www.finecooking.com/item/15392/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-egg-noodles-with-five-spice-pork Cook the Issue 2010: Chinese Egg Noodles with Five-Spice Pork Posted by Pielove
We are major noodle fans here and this recipe was very well received.  I love the combination of sweet and salty sauce with the succulent pork.  The sauce was fairly oily, but worked well... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15392/cook-the-issue-2010-chinese-egg-noodles-with-five-spice-pork
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Eggs Benedict (Classic)]]> Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:55:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15344/cook-the-issue-2010-eggs-benedict-classic http://www.finecooking.com/item/15344/cook-the-issue-2010-eggs-benedict-classic Cook the Issue 2010: Eggs Benedict (Classic) Posted by Pielove
We were on Spring Break, so it was a good time for mother-daughter kitchen projects.  To make the eggs benedict, I decided to start with homemade English muffins, using Abby Dodge’s recipe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15344/cook-the-issue-2010-eggs-benedict-classic
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Soup with lime and hominy]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2010 21:38:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15314/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-soup-with-lime-and-hominy http://www.finecooking.com/item/15314/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-soup-with-lime-and-hominy Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Soup with lime and hominy Posted by Pielove
This is a very tasty soup, but we were split on the hominy.  My husband liked it, saying it reminded him of grits, but I did not like it.  I don’t like grits either, so this is no... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15314/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-soup-with-lime-and-hominy
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Skirt Steak Tacos with spicy sour cream]]> Mon, 12 Apr 2010 21:29:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/15308/cook-the-issue-2010-skirt-steak-tacos-with-spicy-sour-cream http://www.finecooking.com/item/15308/cook-the-issue-2010-skirt-steak-tacos-with-spicy-sour-cream Cook the Issue 2010: Skirt Steak Tacos with spicy sour cream Posted by Pielove
This is a good recipe, but I must admit that I took a few liberties.  First, I used flank steak instead of skirt steak.  Second, instead of sour cream, I used my homemade fromage blanc... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/15308/cook-the-issue-2010-skirt-steak-tacos-with-spicy-sour-cream
<![CDATA[Good-for-you blueberry muffins]]> Sat, 20 Mar 2010 17:39:20 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/14647/good-for-you-blueberry-muffins http://www.finecooking.com/item/14647/good-for-you-blueberry-muffins Good-for-you blueberry muffins Posted by Pielove
These are very tasty, moist muffins.  I was looking for muffin recipes, as I am working on clearing out my freezer, which contains a lot of blueberries.  This is a great muffin-- as many of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/14647/good-for-you-blueberry-muffins
<![CDATA[Honey Caramels with ancho chile, orange, and pine nuts]]> Wed, 17 Mar 2010 21:37:34 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/14594/honey-caramels-with-ancho-chile-orange-and-pine-nuts http://www.finecooking.com/item/14594/honey-caramels-with-ancho-chile-orange-and-pine-nuts Honey Caramels with ancho chile, orange, and pine nuts Posted by Pielove
Okay, the honey caramels from Fine Cooking (recipe here: http://www.finecooking.com/recipes/honey-caramels.aspx?ac=fp) are just the best ever.  I have been making these for teacher gifts... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/14594/honey-caramels-with-ancho-chile-orange-and-pine-nuts
<![CDATA[Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemongrass]]> Thu, 11 Mar 2010 20:40:00 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/14373/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-soup-with-lemongrass http://www.finecooking.com/item/14373/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-soup-with-lemongrass Cook the Issue 2010: Chicken Noodle Soup with Lemongrass Posted by Pielove
We eat a lot of noodles and I often make Chicken or Beef Pho.  This soup really kicks my usual pho recipe out of the kitchen because: 1. The lemongrass adds a lightness and sparkle to the broth... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/14373/cook-the-issue-2010-chicken-noodle-soup-with-lemongrass
<![CDATA[Buttermilk pie from FC 32]]> Thu, 07 Jan 2010 21:36:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/13419/buttermilk-pie-from-fc-32 http://www.finecooking.com/item/13419/buttermilk-pie-from-fc-32 Buttermilk pie from FC 32 Posted by Pielove
I was browsing the pie recipes in the FC archives and stumbled across this unusual pie-- unusual to me at least.  It was touted by the other reviewers as a great summer pie, but really was... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/13419/buttermilk-pie-from-fc-32
<![CDATA[Roasted squash with crunchy vegetables and ginger-soy dressing]]> Mon, 28 Dec 2009 21:16:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/13209/roasted-squash-with-crunchy-vegetables-and-ginger-soy-dressing http://www.finecooking.com/item/13209/roasted-squash-with-crunchy-vegetables-and-ginger-soy-dressing Roasted squash with crunchy vegetables and ginger-soy dressing Posted by Pielove
Here, the traditional blob of mashed squash is re-imagined as a roasted vegetable atop a bed of crisp greens and vegetables lightly coated with a spicy soy sauce dressing. ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/13209/roasted-squash-with-crunchy-vegetables-and-ginger-soy-dressing
<![CDATA[Cranberry "Sauce": Cranberry Negroni Sorbet]]> Sat, 26 Dec 2009 22:10:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/13096/cranberry-sauce-cranberry-negroni-sorbet http://www.finecooking.com/item/13096/cranberry-sauce-cranberry-negroni-sorbet Cranberry Posted by Pielove
Here the classic cranberry sauce is re-imagined as a palate-refreshing sorbet with a nod to a classic cocktail. ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/13096/cranberry-sauce-cranberry-negroni-sorbet
<![CDATA[Gingerbread biscotti]]> Tue, 01 Dec 2009 20:40:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12727/gingerbread-biscotti http://www.finecooking.com/item/12727/gingerbread-biscotti Gingerbread biscotti Posted by Pielove
These are the Gingerbread Biscotti from FC #75.  Shown here is a double batch, yielding 53 long biscotti, minus the loaf ends, which were taken as the cook's prize and devoured even before the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/12727/gingerbread-biscotti
<![CDATA[Smoked Salmon Hash from FC101]]> Sun, 18 Oct 2009 20:36:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12154/smoked-salmon-hash-from-fc101 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12154/smoked-salmon-hash-from-fc101 Smoked Salmon Hash from FC101 Posted by Pielove
Fine Cooking #101 is really a great issue-- I have been trying lots of new things and they have all been delicious.  In addition to being delicious, this salmon hash is delightfully easy... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/12154/smoked-salmon-hash-from-fc101
<![CDATA[Autumn Vegetable Soup from FC101]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2009 20:42:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12038/autumn-vegetable-soup-from-fc101 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12038/autumn-vegetable-soup-from-fc101 Autumn Vegetable Soup from FC101 Posted by Pielove
There are two things I like about Ellie Krieger's recipes.  First, they are tasty and full of healthy fresh veggies.  Second, they are very adaptable (you can use a lot of different... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/12038/autumn-vegetable-soup-from-fc101
<![CDATA[Fresh Pear Pie with Dried Cherries and Brown Sugar Streusel from FC101]]> Wed, 07 Oct 2009 21:05:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12011/fresh-pear-pie-with-dried-cherries-and-brown-sugar-streusel-from-fc101 http://www.finecooking.com/item/12011/fresh-pear-pie-with-dried-cherries-and-brown-sugar-streusel-from-fc101 Fresh Pear Pie with Dried Cherries and Brown Sugar Streusel from FC101 Posted by Pielove
This pie has a somewhat unusual (to me at least) taste combination, pears and cherries.  The dried cherries plump up in the pear juices, helping thicken the pie.  The streusel on top is... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/12011/fresh-pear-pie-with-dried-cherries-and-brown-sugar-streusel-from-fc101
<![CDATA[Beet Salad with goat cheese from FC101]]> Tue, 06 Oct 2009 20:54:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/11988/beet-salad-with-goat-cheese-from-fc101 http://www.finecooking.com/item/11988/beet-salad-with-goat-cheese-from-fc101 Beet Salad with goat cheese from FC101 Posted by Pielove
We had some striped beets in our CSA box this week and I was tired of the same old beets with dill, so this recipe from Issue 101 caught my eye. I used walnuts instead of pecans, and rosemary... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/11988/beet-salad-with-goat-cheese-from-fc101
<![CDATA[Michelada]]> Tue, 14 Jul 2009 20:57:46 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/11266/michelada http://www.finecooking.com/item/11266/michelada Michelada Posted by Pielove
The Michelada seems to be the cocktail of the moment, so I finally had to try one.  Also, after an afternoon of chasing my daughter on her bike, I was mighty thirsty.  I used the recipe... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/11266/michelada
<![CDATA[Ketchup]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2009 21:37:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/11124/ketchup http://www.finecooking.com/item/11124/ketchup Ketchup Posted by Pielove
I love ketchup, but I have never made my own until now.  This ketchup is made using the David Page and Barbara Shin recipe from FC #16.  It is amazing-- zingy and flavorful, nothing like... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/11124/ketchup
<![CDATA[Spinach with Pine Nuts and Raisins]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2009 21:32:28 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10475/spinach-with-pine-nuts-and-raisins http://www.finecooking.com/item/10475/spinach-with-pine-nuts-and-raisins Spinach with Pine Nuts and Raisins Posted by Pielove
No, this is not spinach ice cream! I don't really need to eat all that ice cream, so I am working on what I call my "Farm Box Challenge". My CSA box delivery just started and we are not splitting... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10475/spinach-with-pine-nuts-and-raisins
<![CDATA[Lemony artichoke hummus]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2009 20:39:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10291/lemony-artichoke-hummus http://www.finecooking.com/item/10291/lemony-artichoke-hummus Lemony artichoke hummus Posted by Pielove
Sometimes leftovers require a complete transformation.  In this case, I have produced this transformation with the food processor.  One of my favorite quick dinners is chickpeas with... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10291/lemony-artichoke-hummus
<![CDATA[Pumpkin muffins and pumpkin bread with walnuts and rum-soaked prunes]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2009 15:38:29 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10262/pumpkin-muffins-and-pumpkin-bread-with-walnuts-and-rum-soaked-prunes http://www.finecooking.com/item/10262/pumpkin-muffins-and-pumpkin-bread-with-walnuts-and-rum-soaked-prunes Pumpkin muffins and pumpkin bread with walnuts and rum-soaked prunes Posted by Pielove
One of my most annoying mechanisms of wasting food is this: in a fit of irrational exuberance, I buy some ingredient, then forget why I bought it.  Or it does not appeal to the kiddie palate... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10262/pumpkin-muffins-and-pumpkin-bread-with-walnuts-and-rum-soaked-prunes
<![CDATA[Potato water in pizza dough]]> Tue, 21 Apr 2009 21:21:30 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10235/potato-water-in-pizza-dough http://www.finecooking.com/item/10235/potato-water-in-pizza-dough Potato water in pizza dough Posted by Pielove
I have been considering how best to answer the actual topic of this challenge, which is how to use the things we might otherwise throw away. Inspired by this, I decided to try an experiment, using... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10235/potato-water-in-pizza-dough
<![CDATA[Chilaquiles rojo con huevo de Pascua]]> Sun, 19 Apr 2009 21:28:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10218/chilaquiles-rojo-con-huevo-de-pascua http://www.finecooking.com/item/10218/chilaquiles-rojo-con-huevo-de-pascua Chilaquiles rojo con huevo de Pascua Posted by Pielove
The "opportunity": Easter eggs!! The solution: Chilaquiles garnished with egg quarters. An Easter egg by any other name would still be hanging around in large numbers in my refrigerator more than a... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10218/chilaquiles-rojo-con-huevo-de-pascua
<![CDATA[Spawn of Kulebiaka]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2009 10:46:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10203/spawn-of-kulebiaka http://www.finecooking.com/item/10203/spawn-of-kulebiaka Spawn of Kulebiaka Posted by Pielove
Once upon a time, before there was a Fine Cooking, I used to read another food magazine.  A long time ago, they published a wonderful article about kulebiaka, a Russian pie with fish, rice, egg... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10203/spawn-of-kulebiaka
<![CDATA[Turkey Mole Enchiladas]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2009 20:34:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10192/turkey-mole-enchiladas http://www.finecooking.com/item/10192/turkey-mole-enchiladas Turkey Mole Enchiladas Posted by Pielove
One thing I have found is that it helps to put a bit of work in upfront so that you have just the right ingredients in the pantry or freezer to take advantage of those little tidbits that would... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10192/turkey-mole-enchiladas
<![CDATA[Candied citrus peel]]> Sun, 12 Apr 2009 21:08:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10174/candied-citrus-peel http://www.finecooking.com/item/10174/candied-citrus-peel Candied citrus peel Posted by Pielove
The Opportunity: Peels left over from a breakfast grapefruit (pictured) and several lemons from a cocktail party featuring Aviations (gin, lemon juice, maraschino and creme de violette... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10174/candied-citrus-peel
<![CDATA[Mini Banana Muffins-- Again!!!]]> Thu, 09 Apr 2009 10:04:08 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10144/mini-banana-muffins-again http://www.finecooking.com/item/10144/mini-banana-muffins-again Mini Banana Muffins-- Again!!! Posted by Pielove
The Opportunity: Frozen, slightly oxidized, over-ripe bananas The Solution: Mini banana muffins!  (Again!!!) In thinking about the things I throw away, I find that they fall into three... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10144/mini-banana-muffins-again
<![CDATA[Rice Omelette]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2009 14:49:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10121/rice-omelette http://www.finecooking.com/item/10121/rice-omelette Rice Omelette Posted by Pielove
The "Opportunity": A smidgen of leftover jasmine rice The Solution: Rice omelette. To make this, you mix about 3/4c of rice with a large egg, making a batter. The batter is then fried in butter... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10121/rice-omelette
<![CDATA[Vegetable soup with pesto]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2009 14:41:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10117/vegetable-soup-with-pesto http://www.finecooking.com/item/10117/vegetable-soup-with-pesto Vegetable soup with pesto Posted by Pielove
The "Opportunity" (also known as the Problem, or the Leftovers): 1. Fregola sarda bought for some recipe and languishing in the pantry for untold months.  2. Oven roasted fennel bulb and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10117/vegetable-soup-with-pesto
<![CDATA[Wild Blueberry and Ricotta Pancakes]]> Sun, 05 Apr 2009 15:35:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/10091/wild-blueberry-and-ricotta-pancakes http://www.finecooking.com/item/10091/wild-blueberry-and-ricotta-pancakes Wild Blueberry and Ricotta Pancakes Posted by Pielove
I made a simple jack cheese on Friday and made a little ricotta from the whey.  Whey doesn't yield much, so I had about a half a cup of ricotta to use up.  Happily, I also had some wild... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/10091/wild-blueberry-and-ricotta-pancakes
<![CDATA[Mini fruit jellies for oogie bellies]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2009 22:22:21 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9962/mini-fruit-jellies-for-oogie-bellies http://www.finecooking.com/item/9962/mini-fruit-jellies-for-oogie-bellies Mini fruit jellies for oogie bellies Posted by Pielove
My daughter had a bit of an upset stomach today, so I made her these fruit jellies. They have alternating layers of apple and blackberry juice gelled with gelatin. They look huge in the photos, but... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9962/mini-fruit-jellies-for-oogie-bellies
<![CDATA[Mini Strawberry Shortcakes with Homemade Fromage Blanc and Lemon Rosemary Gremolata]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2009 21:01:31 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9930/mini-strawberry-shortcakes-with-homemade-fromage-blanc-and-lemon-rosemary-gremolata http://www.finecooking.com/item/9930/mini-strawberry-shortcakes-with-homemade-fromage-blanc-and-lemon-rosemary-gremolata Mini Strawberry Shortcakes with Homemade Fromage Blanc and Lemon Rosemary Gremolata Posted by Pielove
One of the keys with mini desserts is to have vibrant tastes and contransting textures so that a single, small portion is truly satisfying. Inspired by the mint shortcakes in FC 98, and some tasty... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9930/mini-strawberry-shortcakes-with-homemade-fromage-blanc-and-lemon-rosemary-gremolata
<![CDATA[Millions of Mini Muffins: banana]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2009 21:39:43 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9889/millions-of-mini-muffins-banana http://www.finecooking.com/item/9889/millions-of-mini-muffins-banana Millions of Mini Muffins: banana Posted by Pielove
Okay, banana muffins are hardly a flight of creative genius. That said, they are really tasty, very cute, and (alas) all too easy to eat in massive quantities. My daughter and her friends love... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9889/millions-of-mini-muffins-banana
<![CDATA[Mini Deep-dish Blueberry Pie]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2009 20:39:56 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9783/mini-deep-dish-blueberry-pie http://www.finecooking.com/item/9783/mini-deep-dish-blueberry-pie Mini Deep-dish Blueberry Pie Posted by Pielove
This is a mini pie with no bottom crust, baked in a ramekin.  The crust sank a little, but was delicious nevertheless-- I usually bake mini-pies in custard cups and I think the sloped edges keep... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9783/mini-deep-dish-blueberry-pie
<![CDATA[Mini crustless quiches with apple, fennel, and gorgonzola]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2009 20:33:41 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9780/mini-crustless-quiches-with-apple-fennel-and-gorgonzola http://www.finecooking.com/item/9780/mini-crustless-quiches-with-apple-fennel-and-gorgonzola Mini crustless quiches with apple, fennel, and gorgonzola Posted by Pielove
I have this problem with quiche, I just cannot stop having "just a sliver more."  These mini-quiches are from a recipe in FC issue #49 for a tart, but I have omitted the crust and substituted... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9780/mini-crustless-quiches-with-apple-fennel-and-gorgonzola
<![CDATA[Mini corned-beef sandwiches]]> Tue, 10 Mar 2009 20:45:21 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9764/mini-corned-beef-sandwiches http://www.finecooking.com/item/9764/mini-corned-beef-sandwiches Mini corned-beef sandwiches Posted by Pielove
I don't know if a simple sandwich counts, but it is mini.  Also, I did cook my own corned beef for this!  Anyway, with kids, mini is the thing-- not only does my daughter love food that is... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9764/mini-corned-beef-sandwiches
<![CDATA[Chicken Saute with Lemon, Cumin, and Parsley]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2009 21:59:42 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/9037/chicken-saute-with-lemon-cumin-and-parsley http://www.finecooking.com/item/9037/chicken-saute-with-lemon-cumin-and-parsley Chicken Saute with Lemon, Cumin, and Parsley Posted by Pielove
Although some posters mentioned that this was too lemony, we all thought it was delicious-- even the four-year-old, who was very happy with it once the parsley bits were all (and I do mean ALL... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/9037/chicken-saute-with-lemon-cumin-and-parsley
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Beet with dill]]> Mon, 23 Feb 2009 13:45:54 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8985/creamy-vegetable-soups-beet-with-dill http://www.finecooking.com/item/8985/creamy-vegetable-soups-beet-with-dill Creamy Vegetable Soups: Beet with dill Posted by Pielove
This is a superb and classic combination that fits in very well with the creamy vegetable soups theme.  Indeed, my husband fondly reminisces about his grandmother making a similar soup during... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8985/creamy-vegetable-soups-beet-with-dill
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Carrot-Ginger]]> Sun, 22 Feb 2009 19:16:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8969/creamy-vegetable-soups-carrot-ginger http://www.finecooking.com/item/8969/creamy-vegetable-soups-carrot-ginger Creamy Vegetable Soups: Carrot-Ginger Posted by Pielove
This was the first recipe from the challenge that I would call just okay, even when pepped up with a garnish of chili powder.  I overdid it with the ginger a bit, plus between all the carrot... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8969/creamy-vegetable-soups-carrot-ginger
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Green Pea and Sweet Onion]]> Sat, 21 Feb 2009 14:01:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8903/creamy-vegetable-soups-green-pea-and-sweet-onion http://www.finecooking.com/item/8903/creamy-vegetable-soups-green-pea-and-sweet-onion Creamy Vegetable Soups: Green Pea and Sweet Onion Posted by Pielove
A harbinger of spring, or just a by-product of me cleaning out the freezer?  Either way, it was very simple to make with frozen peas and just delicious.  Garnished with a gob of yoghurt and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8903/creamy-vegetable-soups-green-pea-and-sweet-onion
<![CDATA[Pan-roasted chicken breasts with orange brandy sauce]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2009 20:13:49 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8832/pan-roasted-chicken-breasts-with-orange-brandy-sauce http://www.finecooking.com/item/8832/pan-roasted-chicken-breasts-with-orange-brandy-sauce Pan-roasted chicken breasts with orange brandy sauce Posted by Pielove
This did not photograph well and was a bit fussy to prepare, what with all the juicing and brining, but it tasted great.  The chicken was moist but perfectly cooked and the sauce was rich, thick... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8832/pan-roasted-chicken-breasts-with-orange-brandy-sauce
<![CDATA[Spiced Carrot Cakes with Candied Carrots and Pistachios]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2009 20:03:18 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8800/spiced-carrot-cakes-with-candied-carrots-and-pistachios http://www.finecooking.com/item/8800/spiced-carrot-cakes-with-candied-carrots-and-pistachios Spiced Carrot Cakes with Candied Carrots and Pistachios Posted by Pielove
My four-year-old was deeply upset that I was actually making a cake without frosting-- that is just plain wrong in the kiddie universe.  I was quite prepared to dislike this recipe with its... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8800/spiced-carrot-cakes-with-candied-carrots-and-pistachios
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Butternut squash and garlic]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2009 21:03:15 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8776/creamy-vegetable-soups-butternut-squash-and-garlic http://www.finecooking.com/item/8776/creamy-vegetable-soups-butternut-squash-and-garlic Creamy Vegetable Soups: Butternut squash and garlic Posted by Pielove
This was great-- I really dislike "warm" spices like cinnamon and curry with butternut squash soup-- the soup ends up tasting like warm pumpkin pie.  So I omitted the spices in favor of a large... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8776/creamy-vegetable-soups-butternut-squash-and-garlic
<![CDATA[Grill-seared flank steak with warm radish and onion pickle]]> Mon, 16 Feb 2009 19:16:45 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8730/grill-seared-flank-steak-with-warm-radish-and-onion-pickle http://www.finecooking.com/item/8730/grill-seared-flank-steak-with-warm-radish-and-onion-pickle Grill-seared flank steak with warm radish and onion pickle Posted by Pielove
This is definitely one of the five best recipes in this issue-- simple yet delicious.  I used flank steak instead of skirt, as we had a flank in the freezer.   Also, since it is above... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8730/grill-seared-flank-steak-with-warm-radish-and-onion-pickle
<![CDATA[Red-cooked tofu and chicken ]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2009 20:35:04 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8601/red-cooked-tofu-and-chicken http://www.finecooking.com/item/8601/red-cooked-tofu-and-chicken Red-cooked tofu and chicken Posted by Pielove
We may be the only ones in this challenge, but we liked the tofu-- all three of us, including the four-year-old.  My usual tofu recipe is a stir-fry, which is even better-- the texture of tofu... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8601/red-cooked-tofu-and-chicken
<![CDATA[Buttermilk cake with spiced vanilla icing]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2009 20:16:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8596/buttermilk-cake-with-spiced-vanilla-icing http://www.finecooking.com/item/8596/buttermilk-cake-with-spiced-vanilla-icing Buttermilk cake with spiced vanilla icing Posted by Pielove
This cake is a winner-- moist and dense, but flavorful.  Following the lead of other posters, I increased the spice a bit.  Also, for the kiddie palate, I used chunks of maple sugar instead... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8596/buttermilk-cake-with-spiced-vanilla-icing
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Mushroom and scallion]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:49:50 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8552/creamy-vegetable-soups-mushroom-and-scallion http://www.finecooking.com/item/8552/creamy-vegetable-soups-mushroom-and-scallion Creamy Vegetable Soups: Mushroom and scallion Posted by Pielove
This was the best of the Creamy Vegetable Soups yet, with Tomato-fennel a distant second.  I used leftover roasted mushrooms from the Roasted Potato and Musroom Salad with Mascarpone.  As I... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8552/creamy-vegetable-soups-mushroom-and-scallion
<![CDATA[Beef Picadillo]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2009 20:21:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8486/beef-picadillo http://www.finecooking.com/item/8486/beef-picadillo Beef Picadillo Posted by Pielove
This was an interesting combination-- I love green olives and the raisins were tasty too.  I'm not sure I'll ever make it again, but we sure gobbled it up!  Thanks to the commenter who... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8486/beef-picadillo
<![CDATA[Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp with Garlic]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:58:16 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8471/salt-and-pepper-shrimp-with-garlic http://www.finecooking.com/item/8471/salt-and-pepper-shrimp-with-garlic Salt-and-Pepper Shrimp with Garlic Posted by Pielove
Fast, easy, and flavorful-- another keeper recipe.  I omitted the chile, in consideration of the 4-year-old palate, but the garlic and scallion made for a very tasty stir-fry!  I like how... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8471/salt-and-pepper-shrimp-with-garlic
<![CDATA[Sear-Roasted Tilapia with Grapefruit Salsa]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:51:52 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8469/sear-roasted-tilapia-with-grapefruit-salsa http://www.finecooking.com/item/8469/sear-roasted-tilapia-with-grapefruit-salsa Sear-Roasted Tilapia with Grapefruit Salsa Posted by Pielove
After reading other comments that the blood-orange salsa was too sweet, I decided to use grapefruit as we do not like sweet.  The grapefruit was great-- tangy and flavorful, plus a pleasant... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8469/sear-roasted-tilapia-with-grapefruit-salsa
<![CDATA[Roasted Potato & Mushroom Salad with Mascarpone]]> Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:47:35 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8464/roasted-potato-mushroom-salad-with-mascarpone http://www.finecooking.com/item/8464/roasted-potato-mushroom-salad-with-mascarpone Roasted Potato & Mushroom Salad with Mascarpone Posted by Pielove
This recipe was yet another winner-- I already love roasted potatoes, so potatoes combined with succulent mushrooms and covered in a creamy dressing makes a truly great thing.  Edited to add... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8464/roasted-potato-mushroom-salad-with-mascarpone
<![CDATA[Classic Carrot Cake]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2009 20:40:14 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8400/classic-carrot-cake http://www.finecooking.com/item/8400/classic-carrot-cake Classic Carrot Cake Posted by Pielove
I had previously made the carrot cake as cupcakes, but I had a carrot-cake-loving friend over for dinner today and she really needed a carrot cake.  My daughter was miffed that she could not... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8400/classic-carrot-cake
<![CDATA[Creamy white bean dip]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2009 17:35:27 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8391/creamy-white-bean-dip http://www.finecooking.com/item/8391/creamy-white-bean-dip Creamy white bean dip Posted by Pielove
Creamy and smooth as advertized, this bean dip is tasty on red bell pepper strips-- and on potato chips!  I skipped the anchovy and added a shot of soy sauce instead.  This dip is a bit ... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8391/creamy-white-bean-dip
<![CDATA[Smoked Turkey Reubens]]> Sun, 08 Feb 2009 16:54:49 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8389/smoked-turkey-reubens http://www.finecooking.com/item/8389/smoked-turkey-reubens Smoked Turkey Reubens Posted by Pielove
These Reubens were surprisingly good-- the slaw gave a crunch that the usual sauerkraut lacks.  I don't go for sun-dried tomatoes, so I kept it in the family (botanically speaking) by... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8389/smoked-turkey-reubens
<![CDATA[Baked Cheddar Grits with Bacon]]> Sat, 07 Feb 2009 10:26:12 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8269/baked-cheddar-grits-with-bacon http://www.finecooking.com/item/8269/baked-cheddar-grits-with-bacon Baked Cheddar Grits with Bacon Posted by Pielove
This recipe was good.  As a Yankee transplanted to the Midwest, I do not get grits.  I also didn't feel like buying grits that I would likely never use up, so I used really good... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8269/baked-cheddar-grits-with-bacon
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Tomato and Fennel]]> Fri, 06 Feb 2009 19:26:11 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8235/creamy-vegetable-soups-tomato-and-fennel http://www.finecooking.com/item/8235/creamy-vegetable-soups-tomato-and-fennel Creamy Vegetable Soups: Tomato and Fennel Posted by Pielove
Better than the broccoli version, this creamy tomato soup had a good balance of flavors from sweet carrots and onions and piquant rice wine vinegar.  A nice dollop of cream smoothed it... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8235/creamy-vegetable-soups-tomato-and-fennel
<![CDATA[Chocolate Mousse]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2009 14:42:21 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8195/chocolate-mousse http://www.finecooking.com/item/8195/chocolate-mousse Chocolate Mousse Posted by Pielove
My husband doesn't eat much dessert, and I shouldn't eat much dessert, so I made a one-third scale batch of mousse.  It was a perfect three small servings.  I have made mousse before, but... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8195/chocolate-mousse
<![CDATA[Jerk pork]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2009 20:42:51 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8149/jerk-pork http://www.finecooking.com/item/8149/jerk-pork Jerk pork Posted by Pielove
This dish came together easily, cooked perfectly, and had great flavor, combining so many of my favorite tastes-- garlic, ginger, scallions, lime.  The allspice added an interesting note on... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8149/jerk-pork
<![CDATA[Broccoli with Kalamata dressing]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2009 20:38:38 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/8116/broccoli-with-kalamata-dressing http://www.finecooking.com/item/8116/broccoli-with-kalamata-dressing Broccoli with Kalamata dressing Posted by Pielove
The dressing for this recipe is very tasty-- rather like a tapenade mayonnaise.  It was great on broccoli-- I used steamed instead of microwaved, and served the dressing as a dip on the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/8116/broccoli-with-kalamata-dressing
<![CDATA[Orange & Mango Sorbet]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2009 13:40:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7983/orange-mango-sorbet http://www.finecooking.com/item/7983/orange-mango-sorbet Orange & Mango Sorbet Posted by Pielove
We were very excited that the weather got above freezing here in Chicago, so it was the perfect day to try this refreshing tropical sorbet.  I was out of blood oranges, so this is really a mixed... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7983/orange-mango-sorbet
<![CDATA[Fresh Pasta with Sausage & No Mushrooms]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 20:35:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7966/fresh-pasta-with-sausage-no-mushrooms http://www.finecooking.com/item/7966/fresh-pasta-with-sausage-no-mushrooms Fresh Pasta with Sausage & No Mushrooms Posted by Pielove
This recipe packed amazing flavor, with little fuss and very few ingredients.  Mushrooms were omitted in consideration of the kiddie palate-- too bad, as I love mushrooms.  Next time I am... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7966/fresh-pasta-with-sausage-no-mushrooms
<![CDATA[Classic Croissants, brown sugar-cinnamon]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:44:58 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7947/classic-croissants-brown-sugar-cinnamon http://www.finecooking.com/item/7947/classic-croissants-brown-sugar-cinnamon Classic Croissants, brown sugar-cinnamon Posted by Pielove
There is a bakery (Medici Bakery on 57th Street) in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, which uses croissant dough to make the best cinnamon rolls.  Inspired by that, I filled a few of the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7947/classic-croissants-brown-sugar-cinnamon
<![CDATA[Classic Croissants, chocolate]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:40:53 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7940/classic-croissants-chocolate http://www.finecooking.com/item/7940/classic-croissants-chocolate Classic Croissants, chocolate Posted by Pielove
Chocolate croissants are my favorite and a very special treat for me.  Now that I see how easy and cheap it is to make your own, I may never pay $$$ to the specialty bakeries again.  Of... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7940/classic-croissants-chocolate
<![CDATA[Classic Croissants, salami and cheddar]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:25:47 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7933/classic-croissants-salami-and-cheddar http://www.finecooking.com/item/7933/classic-croissants-salami-and-cheddar Classic Croissants, salami and cheddar Posted by Pielove
I did not have any ham, but I did have some pepper-crusted salami, so I tried that for the savory croissant variation, paired with a well-aged white cheddar.  I only made a couple of these, but... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7933/classic-croissants-salami-and-cheddar
<![CDATA[Classic Croissants, Plain]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2009 16:18:39 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7928/classic-croissants-plain http://www.finecooking.com/item/7928/classic-croissants-plain Classic Croissants, Plain Posted by Pielove
I can't believe I really made croissants!  They turned out delicious, flaky and buttery, just as advertized.  The recipe took a long time, but there was not much active time and it was not... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7928/classic-croissants-plain
<![CDATA[Pork hash with poached egg and avocado]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:10:03 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7784/pork-hash-with-poached-egg-and-avocado http://www.finecooking.com/item/7784/pork-hash-with-poached-egg-and-avocado Pork hash with poached egg and avocado Posted by Pielove
The rest of my family does not share my love of poached eggs, so I made this as a quick lunchtime treat just for me.  It was delicious.  I used a slotted spoon to take the potato chunks out... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7784/pork-hash-with-poached-egg-and-avocado
<![CDATA[Pork Ragout with Soft Polenta]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2009 20:02:23 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7738/pork-ragout-with-soft-polenta http://www.finecooking.com/item/7738/pork-ragout-with-soft-polenta Pork Ragout with Soft Polenta Posted by Pielove
This was a great use of leftover pork, especially since I threw in the leftover whole garlic cloves from the initial pork roast.  The polenta was also excellent, very creamy with a good corn... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7738/pork-ragout-with-soft-polenta
<![CDATA[Creamy Vegetable Soups: Broccoli and bacon]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2009 19:40:57 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7687/creamy-vegetable-soups-broccoli-and-bacon http://www.finecooking.com/item/7687/creamy-vegetable-soups-broccoli-and-bacon Creamy Vegetable Soups: Broccoli and bacon Posted by Pielove
This was good and very easy-- it made a light dinner.  I often make a similar cream of broccoli soup, so I'm looking forward to trying some of the variants.  Bacon was an interesting... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7687/creamy-vegetable-soups-broccoli-and-bacon
<![CDATA[Pulled-Pork Sandwiches with Cabbage, Caper & Herb Slaw]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2009 20:29:24 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7633/pulled-pork-sandwiches-with-cabbage-caper-herb-slaw http://www.finecooking.com/item/7633/pulled-pork-sandwiches-with-cabbage-caper-herb-slaw Pulled-Pork Sandwiches with Cabbage, Caper & Herb Slaw Posted by Pielove
This pork sandwich was delicious and the slaw really made it-- the tang of the vinegar dressing (I used rice wine vinegar), capers, and added hot sauce wonderfully complemented the unctuous richness... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7633/pulled-pork-sandwiches-with-cabbage-caper-herb-slaw
<![CDATA[Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Carrots, Onions, and Garlic]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2009 19:45:48 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7589/slow-roasted-pork-shoulder-with-carrots-onions-and-garlic http://www.finecooking.com/item/7589/slow-roasted-pork-shoulder-with-carrots-onions-and-garlic Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Carrots, Onions, and Garlic Posted by Pielove
This roast pork was excellent, but I prefer the version promulgated on Cook's Talk, which cooks at 250 for 8 hours-- the longer, slower cooking produces better connective tissue breakdownnbsp... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7589/slow-roasted-pork-shoulder-with-carrots-onions-and-garlic
<![CDATA[Orange & Brown Butter Tart]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2009 16:15:40 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7539/orange-brown-butter-tart http://www.finecooking.com/item/7539/orange-brown-butter-tart Orange & Brown Butter Tart Posted by Pielove
Unlike some of the other recipes in this issue, which, when photographed, look like fake vomit (stuffed poblanos, I am talking to you), this tart is so gorgeous that I could not stop taking... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7539/orange-brown-butter-tart
<![CDATA[Cheddar & Cauliflower Soup]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2009 14:03:13 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7504/cheddar-cauliflower-soup http://www.finecooking.com/item/7504/cheddar-cauliflower-soup Cheddar & Cauliflower Soup Posted by Pielove
This soup is seriously delicious, and even approved by the four-year-old.  I used oven-roasted cauliflower, and scored some orange cauliflower, thus the lovely color of the soup.  I did not... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7504/cheddar-cauliflower-soup
<![CDATA[Whiskey Smash]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:40:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7485/whiskey-smash http://www.finecooking.com/item/7485/whiskey-smash Whiskey Smash Posted by Pielove
This was good, if a bit acidic-- I might tone down the lemon a bit.  Maybe we were a bit too aggressive with the muddling, or our lemon was a bit bigger than advertized.  That is the... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7485/whiskey-smash
<![CDATA[Classic Carrot (Cup)Cakes]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:34:44 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7477/classic-carrot-cupcakes http://www.finecooking.com/item/7477/classic-carrot-cupcakes Classic Carrot (Cup)Cakes Posted by Pielove
Okay, i hope this doesn't count as messing with Mom's carrot cake, as I don't want Ms. Dodge coming after me, but I omitted the raisins and walnuts, and I baked it off as cupcakes.  I also had... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7477/classic-carrot-cupcakes
<![CDATA[Martinez]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:05:32 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7474/martinez http://www.finecooking.com/item/7474/martinez Martinez Posted by Pielove
This was tasty, but for stirred gin drinks, I prefer a regular martini.  I do love the funky taste of Maraschino liqueur-- we usually use that for Aviations, which have gin and lemon... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7474/martinez
<![CDATA[Poblanos stuffed with cheddar and ham]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:02:02 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7470/poblanos-stuffed-with-cheddar-and-ham http://www.finecooking.com/item/7470/poblanos-stuffed-with-cheddar-and-ham Poblanos stuffed with cheddar and ham Posted by Pielove
This was, in the words of my husband, yet another keeper from this issue.  I used ham instead of chicken, but I think this would be a great way to use up leftover turkey.  Sausage would be... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7470/poblanos-stuffed-with-cheddar-and-ham
<![CDATA[Blood Orange & Radicchio Salad]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2009 19:47:06 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7365/blood-orange-radicchio-salad http://www.finecooking.com/item/7365/blood-orange-radicchio-salad Blood Orange & Radicchio Salad Posted by Pielove
This salad had a good contrast of both tastes and textures-- the nuts were an especially nice touch.  I think a bit of soy sauce might perk up the dressing.  ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7365/blood-orange-radicchio-salad
<![CDATA[Five treasures fried rice (noodles)]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2009 19:43:59 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7292/five-treasures-fried-rice-noodles http://www.finecooking.com/item/7292/five-treasures-fried-rice-noodles Five treasures fried rice (noodles) Posted by Pielove
Upon tasting it, my husband declared this "another winner."  In the spirit of cooking from leftovers, I substituted rice noodles that we had leftover.  I really like that the garlic and... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7292/five-treasures-fried-rice-noodles
<![CDATA[Lemon-ginger marmalade]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 09:17:05 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7206/lemon-ginger-marmalade http://www.finecooking.com/item/7206/lemon-ginger-marmalade Lemon-ginger marmalade Posted by Pielove
This was very easy to make and quite delicious.  I made a half-batch and it yielded about 4 cups from three lemons.  The ginger is very strong, but in a good way.  My daughter said "It... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7206/lemon-ginger-marmalade
<![CDATA[Wine-braised chicken]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2009 20:01:19 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7068/wine-braised-chicken http://www.finecooking.com/item/7068/wine-braised-chicken Wine-braised chicken Posted by Pielove
This braised chicken was outstanding.  I substituted bacon for the pancetta, leeks for the shallots, and sauvingnon blanc for the riesling.  I also added chickpeas to extend it a bitnbsp... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7068/wine-braised-chicken
<![CDATA[Sauteed Escarole ]]> Sat, 17 Jan 2009 19:54:36 -0500 http://www.finecooking.com/item/7015/sauteed-escarole http://www.finecooking.com/item/7015/sauteed-escarole Sauteed Escarole Posted by Pielove
I would never have tried escarole, if it were not for this recipe.  With its succulent texture (as promised in the recipe), slight bitterness, sweet raisins, crunchy almonds (substituted for... ]]>
http://www.finecooking.com/item/7015/sauteed-escarole