Remember how I couldn’t stop making this Nigel Slater soup with roasted salmon for my dinner guests? Well, I knew I had to knock it off, but I wasn’t quite ready. So I made my buddy Rose another green soup- this time Yotam Ottelenghi’s chickpea and watercress soup from his book Jerusalem– and also a… Continue reading Riffing on Myself
Dispatches from my Lansing Kitchen: The, “Ok, fine” Edition. Hiya folks. It was bound to happen. I’ve outgrown my email list. This is why people have blogs and don’t deliver packages by horse drawn carriage. I concede the point. I’m moving from chain mail to WordPress. WP does afford me these nice perks: formatting! there… Continue reading DISPATCHES FROM MY LANSING KITCHEN: THE, “OK, FINE” EDITION.
Flops / Duds / Kitchen Fails If you like to challenge yourself in the kitchen, you’re going to have kitchen fails. It’s part of the process. I don’t love them, but I’ve been having a lot of them because I’m experimenting with gluten-free baking in honor of a GF house guest. Plus, I’ve just messed… Continue reading FLOPS / DUDS / KITCHEN FAILS
Bam. Now THAT’S a Birthday Cake. Sometimes you make a particular dish and it’s just bangin’. This birthday cake is one of those dishes. I contemplated the recipe long and hard because I knew the birthday girl wanted an oreo cake. But she’s also allergic to dairy. And my other house guest was gluten-free. Not… Continue reading BAM. NOW THAT’S A BIRTHDAY CAKE.
Summertime Porch Fare Courtesy of Nigel Slater Apologies to my recent dinner guests. I really considered not posting this meal because it’s going to out me. I made a few of you the exact same dinner. I couldn’t help it. Nigel Slater’s Summery Green Soup, a light and peppery arugula corn salad with flaked roasted… Continue reading Summertime Porch Fare Courtesy of Nigel Slater