August 2008 Archives

That’s a really big…cabbage

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 4, 2008 at 4:38pm

Due to receiving one of the most enormous cabbages I’ve ever seen in this week’s CSA veggie share (albeit not quite as large as the one in the pic), I made an unlikely summer soup yesterday – er, cabbage soup. Studded with potatoes, with a hint of bacon-smokiness, served with a sprinkle of gruyere cheese,…

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Tomato Bread Soup: Way Better Than Grandma Used to Make

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 3, 2008 at 8:23am

I keep forgetting to post a recipe for one of my favorite soups – pappa al pomodoro, or tomato bread soup. I had a delicious bowl in Tuscany, very thick, topped with a generous drizzle of olive oil. Last weekend a craving popped up, as cravings tend to do, and I went digging for my…

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Mom Does the Minneapolis Farmer’s Market

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 2, 2008 at 2:01pm

Mom and I headed over to the Farmer’s Market early this morning and cashed in on lots of tasties. First off, a grilled brat for breakfast, smothered in sauteed peppers and onions, topped with kraut, relish, and mustard. With a beer, I would have been ready for a Badger football game! But no, instead we…

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Minx Mischief at Lurcat

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:01am

Dang I had a great time tonight (uh, technically last night) at Lurcat with Kim & Suz. We spiffed and spritzed up a bit and sashayed into the sparkly bar, ready for gazpacho with anchovy toasts, mini-burgers, and frites with naughty Bearnaise for dipping. Went down like buttah (Bearnaise!), baby, sooo good. Especially the brrrgrrrs,…

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