Category Archives: In The Kitchen

I Yam What I Yam

So what happened was I got this really, really big Georgia O’Keefe-looking sweet potato in my CSA box. I posted it on Facebook and fortunately my friends had lots and lots of sweet potato recipes. I say fortunately because I … Continue reading

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Poppyseed Chicken Redux

So obviously I love me some poppyseed chicken but if you know me in real life, or on Twitter, or have just been in a 100 mile radius of me you know that I began reducing/eliminating processed foods in my … Continue reading

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Meatless Muffuletta

I’ll let Teri weigh in on the authenticity of this sandwich; my nearest muffuletta experience involves once being on an email list ostensibly devoted to the band The Fall that spent endless emails speculating on the existence of a deep-fried … Continue reading

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Potluck Quinoa

I’ve been on a big ice cream kick lately (thanks, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams At Home) which has meant I’ve been counterbalancing with lots of vegetables and whole grains. Which has led to a bit of a quinoa obsession. You … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Minus Three: Seating Charts

We have seven adults and five children attending and a dining table that seats six. The plan is to bring out the craft table from the playroom, set it in the hall (making an L with the kitchen table) and … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Minus Seven: What The Turkey, Doug Allison?

I was going to just post about this Melissa Clark column, as it also ponders Thankgsiving-in-advance, but then got totally distracted by this question sent in by one Doug Allison. Can you defrost and eat a turkey that’s POSSIBLY AS … Continue reading

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Turkey Day Minus Eight: Pie Crust

Nathan has been asking me to make cookies for a billion years, and while I have a batch of Nigella’s butter cookie dough in the freezer, I am a mere three pounds away from my Weight Watchers goal and am … Continue reading

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