2011 Archives

Anchovy Butter to Eat on Everything

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 4, 2011 at 7:59pm

I Tweeted my first recipe yesterday, which meant it had to be limited to 140 characters. Here it is: Anchovy butter: Process 1/2c butter, 2t anchovies, 1/2 shallot, 1/2 clove garlic, zest of lemon. Use to fry eggs, top soup or pasta. #jmu612 That’s it! What I couldn’t say in a Tweet is that anchovy…

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Using A Pot of Beans Part I: Poached Egg Over Lentils, Bacon & Cabbage

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 2, 2011 at 6:25am

It’s Sunday, you’re feeling organized, you’re even willing to cook ahead a bit to make dinner easier during the week.  What to make? A pot of soup is always a winner – always.  But if you’re like me, you eat it for a couple of meals and then you’re ready for something new.  (In that…

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Egg Salad, Bacon & Arugula Sandwich

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 25, 2011 at 9:12am

My Egg Salad, Bacon & Arugula Sandwich (ESBA!) recipe at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

Bagna Cauda

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:12am

I’m a salty girl, always, but I think my cravings are even more intense in the winter. Lately I’ve been plucking little balls of fresh mozzarella cheese from their whey bath, sprinkling them with salt, and popping them in my mouth like cherries. Good Lord they’re good that way – who needs tomatoes and basil?…

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Corner Table Restaurant: Kitchen Table Birthday Celebration

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:07am

Even though my (and Fresh Tart’s!) birthday was last week, the celebrating goes on. And on. Thursday night John & I enjoyed an epic meal, at the kitchen table at Corner Table Restaurant, with Ana Scofield & Rudy Maxa and Debbie & Stu The Wine Genius Williams. When you reserve the kitchen table, you actually…

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Pan-Fried Cheese with Anchovy-Date Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 10, 2011 at 3:12pm

Yes, that is fried cheese. It is every bit as delicious as you’d think it would be – crunchy and melty, a little salty and sweet, pretty much to die for. Thank you Melissa Clark – I asked for her new cookbook for Christmas, In the Kitchen With A Good Appetite, and I’ve been consistently…

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Easy Deliciousness: Polenta

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:46am

Whenever I make polenta for guests they say, “You made polenta?” I almost hate to diminish the impact by revealing how ridiculously easy it is to make, but in the name of deliciousness, here goes. The real trick to perfect polenta is to use fresh cornmeal. I buy the widely available Bob’s Redmil Corn Grits…

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Broccoli Tofu Stir-Fry

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 3, 2011 at 5:13pm

I posted this recipe a few weeks ago at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly magazine. As lovely as lighter fare was sounding then, it is even truer now – right? No worries, this dish still packs a big flavor punch. Feeling weighed down by holiday treats? Yeah. With several days of delicious indulgence to go, I…

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