Archive | October, 2011

Dinner Tonight – Vegetarian Sloppy Joe’s

I whipped up a quick healthy dinner recently – vegetarian sloppy joe’s with mashed bourbon sweet potatoes. It couldn’t have been simpler and it took only one cookbook, Joy of Cooking. I just used the sloppy joe recipe, substituting lightlife ground crumble for beef or turkey. For the side, I used Joy’s recipe for mashed sweet potatoes […]

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Dinner Recently: Vegetarian Clams Casino

First off, don’t worry, the clams are real. The bacon, however, is not. A few weeks ago Janna was explaining to me that one of the things she used to really enjoy before she became a vegetarian was the old fashioned classic, clams casino. I replied, “isn’t that just clams filled with a bit of […]

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Exploring Michael Ruhlman’s new cookbook

“Ruhlman’s Twenty: 20 Techniques, 100 Recipes, A Cook’s Manifesto,” the new cookbook by author, blogger, and Anthony Bourdain buddy Michael Ruhlman arrived on my doorstep on Saturday and I’m really looking forward to trying out some of its recipes. I’ll give it a proper a review in a few weeks, but I really like the […]

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Alton Brown refuses to use the “n-word” when referring to his fans

Serious Eats has a nice interview with Alton Brown promoting his new book, Good Eats 3: The Later Years. In it he says this:

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My Top Ten Breakfasts

My top ten sandwich list elicited some good conversation so let’s follow it up with another conversation about another divisive subject – breakfast. While it is called the most important meal of the day, some people ignore it. Some people even drink it. But, more importantly, what is your ideal breakfast? While you think about that, here are my top ten […]

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