Monthly Archives: October 2010

Robert Redford Cupcakes

Over at the Greasy Skillet, Muddy is embracing his inner Paul Giamatti, and thinking about the burden of glamor that the more photogenic Bradley Pitt must bear. I hear where he’s coming from. I could watch a movie where Giamatti … Continue reading

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Fall Salads

Basic apple / spinach 1 Honey-crisp apples, cored, cut into large dice2 tablespoons lemon juice1 package (8 cups) baby spinach leaves2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil2 tsp tablespoon apple cider vinegar1 tablespoons honey1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted1/4 … Continue reading

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Potato Chowdah and Cheddar Biscuits

Falls here … so you know what that means … Potato Chowder with lots of Root Veggies and (of course) Baconfrom Bon Appétit, Oct 2003 2 bacon slices, chopped1 Tbs olive oil3 medium leeks, thinly sliced (white parts and up … Continue reading

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Chupacabra Soup

This isn’t quite a non-recipe, in the sense that you can pretty much substitute anything you want in any quantity and it’ll still turn out basically the same. But it is a highly negotiable one, with a lot of options … Continue reading

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Food Trucks

Used to call the AAFES vendor the Roach Coach. Sold nothing but reheated burgers and cold coffee. Times have changed. Food Trucks Taking Sidewalks By Storm, from NPR.

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Bookmarking a few for later

Gotta save these before I forget them: World’s Greatest Mac-n-Cheese, from Denver’s Rackhouse Pub I need some green in my mac and cheese, so I added some roasted broccoli and chile peppers, the broccoli from the grocery store and the … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney

We have this combo that never fails to come out perfect. I’m thinking they all originally came from the Colorado Collage cookbook, from the Denver Junior League, or maybe just two out of the three did. But they work together … Continue reading

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