Sunday, February 25, 2007
Thursday, February 15, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Sunday brunch featured pancakes. A nice way to enjoy a slow weekend morning.
Later I was inspired to make injera for dinner. I used too much wheat flour and they were a bit too solid as a result. But not too bad. That was enough of a challenge. No Ethiopian dishes. We topped the bread with Indian left-overs. Could have been better, but I'll keep trying.
Saturday, February 10, 2007
Selected shorts had a food program a while ago:
Program 14: Week of January 6 – January 12, 2007
Calvin Trillin, “Grandfather Knows Best,” From: Feeding a Yen (Random House) all about Chinese takeout in NYC and SF.
You can read it here: newyorker.com
Saturday night at the movies: leftover lentil loaf with mashed, beet greens, and mushroom gravy. Just great. We watched Real Women Have Curves, which was also great.
Because the loaf was ready to warm up, there was lots of time to concentrate on the rest of the meal.
We went out for breakfast, so nothing to report there besides a good omelette in Richfield.
Friday, February 09, 2007
Friday and really nice to have an apple jack roy after work.
For dinner, I wanted spaghetti and Stacey asked for ol'fashin. The closest I could manage was tomotoes and capers. There was steamed broccoli, too, but I was distracted by Deadwood on TV and almost forgot it. Certainly didn't get a photo of it. Hey, I'm doing what I can.
Thursday, February 08, 2007
In addition to dal and plain ol' rice, this is a two part curry. the first part is sweet potato and turnip with mostly mustard seed, and the second was cabbage and peas with mostly cardimum. Last night's garbonzoes made the thick sauce base. The mango cut through all of that in a great way, didn't need chutney.
Stacey liked it a lot, though probably would have liked it better with raita. I usually make it with potato, but I don't know if it's as good. Too many dirty dishes on a school night.
Wednesday, February 07, 2007
It's just barely above zero outside, so I'm in the mood for comfort food. This mac&cheese features brussels sprouts, mezzi rigatoni, a multigrain crust, and more white sauce than cheese. Plus, it meant boiling water and using the oven, so it warmed me up long before dinner time.
Lots for lunch, and now I'm using the water to cook garbonzoes for another meal. It's just Wednesday, so I'm trying to think one day ahead.
Stacey liked it and suggested marinated artichoke hearts as the central veg next time. Maybe so.