Posts tagged as egg-free

Tandoori Chicken Skewers with Cucumber Raita

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 24, 2010 at 6:13pm

Spring has sprung in Minnesota, at least for this week, lalalaaaa! Birds are singing, I’m singing, I’m grilling, birds are grilling, the sun is shining, and all is right in the world.                           The heat feels good, everywhere, even on my tongue. I…

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Taco Salad

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 19, 2010 at 4:56pm

This isn’t a recipe – just a reminder that when you make tacos, whether with beef, pork, tofu, chicken, or beans, you can make the dish a whole lot lighter, more nutritious, and filling by turning your taco into taco salad. I don’t always do this – sometimes I really want a taco – but…

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Hazelnut Quinoa Cereal with Dried Cherries

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:14am

Consider quinoa, an example of yet another delicious, nutritious (gluten-free to boot) food that I love and that my family won’t touch. I make it anyhow (I’ll post an easy pilaf recipe as soon as I pay attention to how I do it) and happily compose beautiful, satisfying lunch salads from the leftovers. Quinoa is…

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Drunken Chicken, Crispy Kale

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 12, 2010 at 9:10pm

Rishia & Andrew Zimmern brought us an incredible dinner tonight. Chinese drunken chicken – fragrant, sticky, tender, and sweet – with rice to soak up the insanely addictive sauce. (The pic doesn’t do it justice, sorry, lost my light…) We four put away an impressive amount of rice, blame that damn sauce. I’m going to…

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Tomato Soup & Flatbread

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 12, 2010 at 7:45pm

Minnesota is butt-ugly in March, there’s just no other way to say it. Mud-covered ice just sucks, although fog-covered snirt bites too. (I love using those words. That felt good.)             Yeah, it’s time for some color. Time to buy a bunch of tulips (yellow!), time to make tomato soup…

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Apple & Pear Galette

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:51am

You can thank the asparagus & leek tart (below) for this treat. The original pie crust (pate brisee) recipe makes two crusts (I halved it for the posted recipe), so I had extra dough sitting in the fridge. I brushed over it a couple of times, thinking I’d probably make another quiche and freeze it….

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Farmily

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:42pm

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know that I love visiting my aunt Mary and uncle Bruce’s farm in west-central Minnesota. If you’re a new reader – welcome! – and here’s why: Beauty. Stillness.             Warm, buttery scones with softly scrambled eggs and browned sausages….

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Part I: Braised Crispy Pork with Caramelized Onion Gravy

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 27, 2010 at 9:15am

It might be warming up outside, but I’m still in comfort-food mode, all the way. Apparently so are our friends Rishia & Andrew Zimmern, because when we decided to have dinner together last night, Andrew’s mind was on braised pork with gravy and an endive gratin (more on the gratin later). Thank goodness, since as…

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Spicy Potato Tortillas

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 25, 2010 at 9:30am

It’s now Lent, so here’s a meatless lunch or dinner tortilla to make your tastebuds sing. Golden, spicy potatoes atop a chewy corn tortilla, cooled down with creamy avocado and a drizzle of sour cream, lalalaaaaaa! These are a snap to make, and snappy to boot, not to mention pleasantly filling without being heavy. To…

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The Easiest Biscuits This Side of Pie

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 12, 2010 at 10:05am

I’m serious – I’ve made buttermilk biscuits a few times and while they’re not difficult, they require…buttermilk…which I don’t consistently have in my fridge. They also require cutting cold butter into flour, which again is not difficult, but is just fussy enough to prevent me from whipping them up on some random Sunday morning. Which…

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