Monthly Archives: December 2012

Becky’s Creamed Onions

These are a tradition for Danish Christmas, Becky’s annual Christmas party that pays tribute to her family’s traditions and heritage. I took these off her hands this year, and they were fun to make, terribly fattening, and delicious.

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Scallops and Bacon Paella

Paella is super fun to make, particularly if you have a paella pan, which helps get it crusty on the bottom, and just adds to festiveness. I made this for my parents when home for Christmas, and they raved about it.

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Tuna Tartare

This recipe is from Michael Mina: The Cookbook.

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Chocolate Sablee Cookies

Yay Christmas cookies! I’ll be posting several Christmas cookie recipes here. These ones are less complicated than they may sound.

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Easy Chicken Curry

Very basic chicken curry recipe. Not a ton of ingredients, either.

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Onion Meatballs

Probably wouldn’t make this again, but a basic recipe from my Alcatraz cookbook.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu

A nice interpretation on the classic from my cheese cookbook.

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WW Baja-Style Fish (and Chicken) Tacos

This was quite successful, even if the fish we got wasn’t great. I ended up making half a batch with chicken, and half with fish because I ran out of the latter. But we liked both styles – the coating and toppings make the chicken tacos seem fish-taco esque.

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Daal with Spinach

Something different for Meatless Monday. Not a perfect recipe, and it doesn’t make a ton, but a tasty meal.

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