Posts tagged as meats

Saturday Brunch: Baby Artichokes with Ham, Baby Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 27, 2010 at 11:28am

Saturday brunch! It’s my special John-n-Stephanie thing, and I love it like I love puppies and sunshine and champagne and straight hair. And I love those things very, very much, so now you know how much I love Saturday brunch.             We don’t have our kids on Saturday mornings (divorce…

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My Little Lamb Chop(s)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Mar 25, 2010 at 6:13pm

My initial dinner plan – being all Spring feverish and such – was grilled lamb chops with a pea shoot salad. Then I walked outside, into 26 degrees, and changed my mind. I couldn’t forgo the lamb chops (on my brain and all that) but a salad alongside seemed too…cold, so roasted vegetables stepped in…

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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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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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Asian Chicken Soup Bowl

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 11, 2010 at 8:44am

What? I didn’t know what to call this…sort of had the concept of hot pot in my mind, but since each person builds their own version, it’s more a bowl thing than a pot thing. Anyhow, whatever it is, it’s delicious, and fun for a crowd. As I’ve mentioned too many times before, I make…

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The Blues

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Feb 1, 2010 at 11:28am

My current Facebook status: desk. bills. laundry. voicemail. dog poop. errands. dishes. reality. darn. That pretty much sums up my post-vacation blues, and I didn’t even mention the weather: grey. cold. minnesota. february. Right. In an effort to shake off my stale mood, I plopped a dollop of spicy salsa on the egg I had…

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(Almost) Chicken Parmigiana

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:40pm

And an almost-post about it. I bit off a bit more than I could chew this afternoon and attempted a multi-step dinner when I knew that I had to be out out the door by 4:45 pm (basketball practice, church run). I usually keep Wednesday night dinners extremely simple (due to basketball practice, church run), but…

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Boeuf Bourguignon (Beef Burgundy)

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Oct 12, 2009 at 1:15pm

Ah, turns out that winter has arrived in Minnesota more than a month early. Not good news for those of us who dislike living in cold, colorless darkness for half the year, sigh. But we make the best of it, hearty souls and all that, blah, blah, blah. Please bear with me while I use…

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So Long Montana, Hello Puppy Louis

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 30, 2009 at 8:02am

Good-bye summer! It was a chilly 45 degrees at 3 o’clock this morning, autumn is definitely in the air. If you’re wondering why I know the temp at 3 a.m., it’s not because I was out partying. It’s because we got…a new puppy! Puppy Louis, a mini goldendoodle (will be 45 lbs. full grown), and…

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Julie & Julia…

Posted by Stephanie Meyer on Aug 8, 2009 at 6:16pm

…the movie. I was so excited to see it and let me say, I was not disappointed. Love, love, loved it. Was actually kind of weepy throughout, particularly during the Julia & Paul Child scenes. The food, the romance, the finding one’s passion, even the blogging and funnily enough, the tallness (Julia was 6’2″, I’m…

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