This was entrant #5 in our 2013/14 Fall & Winter Soup Contest. Full discussion of this soup here. All about the soup contest + links to all soup contest soup recipes here. From Valentino’s, an old school Italian restaurant in Santa Monica, CA CALIFORNIA MINESTRONE SOUP Serves 6-8 3 cloves garlic, minced1 C celery, chopped1
This was from an early Spring Supper. Explanation for the post-it-note (TM) here. BROCCOLI VINAIGRETTE Serves 6 20 oz broccoli, cooked, drained, chopped, and chilled (can use frozen, cooked according to package directions, drained, and chilled) 1 ½ C Italian dressing (preferably homemade—see recipes in this section) 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped 2 oz jar chopped pimento, drained 8
POACHED EGGS BOULANGERE 3 “long narrow” potatoes, cut into thin slices, sautéed in 4 Tbsp (generous) butter until tender and browned nicely on both sides, seasoning to taste with a mixture of salt, pepper, and ground nutmeg 1/3 C (1 1/3 oz) (generous) cheese (“any desired kind”), grated 6 fresh eggs Salt, pepper, mixed Fresh cream Preheat
If you could have a private dinner with any five presidents, whom would you pick.We played this game last year, remember? In fact, we started the game on February 18, 2013. Here’s the game board I made the next day. It still sits in the dining room.Here’s a snippet of conversation from near the end
Everything Roasted veggies with garlic Ribeye– fork tender This is a cooking bag recipe but Mr. Big Food turned it into a clay pot recipe by omitting the cooking bag and flour. Either way, it’s very easy. Put it together, go do something, come back in an hour and a half and eat! Recipe below.
It’s the one on the bottom. The other is a black bean hummus, I believe. TAHINI DIP Makes about 1 ¼ C 1 C tahini (sesame seed paste) ¼ C oil ¼ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp salt 1 Tbsp lemon juice (about ½ lemon) ¼ tsp sugar ¼ tsp ground ginger Combine all ingredients, blending well.
Another from John and Glenna Uhler’s Royal Recipes from the Cajun Country (1969) who say: One day His Majesty was having Sunday dinner with his friends, the Uhlers (who live on the other side of the bayou), and he was served baked chicken (down the bayou, EVERYBODY cooks chicken on Sunday). Well, when they had
From the evening we decided to eat in the living room because new table cloths and BBQed chicken do not play well together. Recall Mr. Big Food loves to add prefaces to some recipes as he puts them in the Big Food Manual and Survivalist Flourishing Guide. Things got so bad down the bayou, what
These are the first and last of six photos I took over 104 seconds and a couple of preset settings. The colors are true enough to what I saw. I was not alone out there. I’d seen the sky– and have lived here long enough to know that it’s get the camera now or