Posts tagged as appetizers

One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:11pm

Sticky. Glossy. Sweet. Tender. Easy. Addictive. Recipe for One-Pot Sticky Chicken Wings at Food & Wine Magazine/Andrew Zimmern’s Kitchen Adventures.

Tomato Tart Round III: This Time, Gluten-Free + A Tomato Party!

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 21, 2011 at 6:07am

I should have titled this post, How to Beat a Recipe to Death. Seriously. This is the third time I’ve posted a variation on it but hey, a winner is a winner, and this one is A Winner. It originated with the lovely blog 101 Cookbooks and I’ve just continued to play with it. The…

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Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Berries & Honey and Sweet Corn Panna Cotta with Bacon & Blue Cheese

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:38pm

I’ll confess, the last week has been incredibly difficult. My mom had very serious surgery just last Monday, and my husband John had knee surgery two days later. Things are looking up for both of them, thank goodness, with Mom still hospitalized but slowly improving, and John back at work already today. The body’s ability…

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Tour de Farm/Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner, Blogger Etiquette & Sweet Corn Panna Cotta: Part II

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Sep 6, 2011 at 9:14am

So…on to Part II and the pretty details of the Tour de Farm/Celebrity Chef Tour dinner. Despite the bumps in the evening (see Part I), it really was an amazing night. In fact, the whole weekend was a blast, starting on Friday night, when Joy Summers, Molly McNeil, and I stopped by Birchwood Cafe to…

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Grilled Corn Salsa

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:27pm

Sweet is good, but salty-sweet is better. As Minnesota State Fair goers know, grilling makes corn even cornier, drying the kernels a bit and concentrating their flavor to sweet, chewy heaven. Sliced off the cob, tossed with crunchy onion, fresh cilantro, a squirt of lime – and salt of course! – this salsa is just…

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Foxy Falafel’s Herby Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Mint Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 27, 2011 at 7:53am

Every Sunday, Nathan and I eat our way through Kingfield Farmers’ Market. If you follow me on Twitter, then you know that one of our faves is Foxy Falafel. Erica Strait and her crew crank out the best falafel I’ve ever had. Made from sprouted chickpeas, perfectly crisp and fresh, the falafel is nestled atop…

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Olive Oil & Cafe Levain

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:22am

I was honored to throw a small amount of time toward the beautiful #BigEVOONight event that Minnesota Food Blogger Will Hsu planned with Chef Adam Vickerman and Mike Forbes of California Olive Ranch. Held last Wednesday, July 6, at Cafe Levain, the event featured a gorgeous, seasonal menu planned around California Olive Ranch’s incredible extra-virgin…

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Shooting the Kitchen: Piccolo

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jun 22, 2011 at 6:39pm

Photo by Susan Powers Oh burrata, is there anything better? Here’s a weird thing – the night before the Piccolo shoot, without having any idea of what Chef Doug Flicker was preparing, I dreamed about burrata! It was a lovely dream, about poking open the solid mozzarella exterior to reveal the creamy fresh mozzarella interior……

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Bacon Jam

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 1, 2011 at 10:52am

Recipe for Bacon Jam at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

Crispy Fried Tofu with Cabbage Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 19, 2011 at 1:42pm

Recipe for Crispy Fried Tofu with Cabbage Salad at Dara & Co./Minnesota Monthly Magazine.