Monthly Archives: April 2008

Homemade Gingerbread

Made this once for a Christmas party. Truth be told, I kiiiiinda like the boxed stuff better, but as gingerbread is one of my favorite desserts, it was satisfying to make my own for once. A food network recipe.

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Spaghetti with Anchovies And Breadcrumbs

This was my first foray into cooking with anchovies back on Long Island. Not bad, though it didn’t become a frequent repeat dish, hehe. I’m anxious to try it now and see how my palate has changed.

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Sausage and pepper sandwiches

This tends to be a weeknight meal after I’ve hit up Eastern Market, where I never can resist picking up some sausage.

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Linzer muffins

I don’t bake much, but this is a breakfast recipe I’ve made a couple times. Possibly from Gourmet? Continue reading

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Rice cooker pilaf

Made this as a side this weekend. A little dry, but generally solid flavors.

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Homemade Barbecue Rub

Decided to make beer can chicken to inaugurate my first day of herb gardening, but found myself without commercial bbq rub. So…decided to make my own. Was originally going to make the Steve Raichlen rub but found myself missing some ingredients/feeling like improvising, so I made some changes.

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Italian Grilled Cheese

More of a panini, really. Won’t replace the original in my heart, but was a nice alternative that complemented Pasta e Fagioli well.

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