Monthly Archives

May 2016

Chicken Recipes

Roast Chicken Provençal

May 24, 2016

If you like cooking or reading about food, you should sign up for the cooking newsletter from the New York Times. Every few days, they send suggestions for recipes to cook from their archives, or a list of the most-cooked recipes that week in the Times, or what to plan for a week’s worth of dinners. I get a lot of good ideas from the newsletter, and one recent standout for me has been the recipe for Roasted Chicken Provençal.…

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Tacos off the beaten track

May 18, 2016

There are a number of hipster taquerias in Orlando. By “hipster taqueria,” I’m thinking of places that often offer fusion tacos combining cuisines (try wasabi carnitas tacos, for example), and that are operated by earnest American guys with long beards who have supplemented their culinary school experience with travels to Oaxaca to learn authentic recipes from real Mexicans. I was reading an article recently about the best tacos in Orlando… which included a number of the hipster taco places on…

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Desserts Recipes

French Yogurt Pound Cake

May 12, 2016

One of the highlights of being pregnant was getting to eat a lot. Normally I wouldn’t have a dessert every day, but… well, let’s just say it wasn’t difficult to gain forty pounds. One of the desserts that I found myself making frequently was this yogurt pound cake, adapted very slightly from this recipe from Dorie Greenspan in the Washington Post. It can be whipped up in no time flat, and is very similar to this easy Moroccan pound cake…

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Recipes Salads

New ways with kale

May 6, 2016

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted… In the interim, I had a baby, but it was a high risk pregnancy and I was too tired to keep up with food blogging. That didn’t mean I wasn’t cooking, although the energy required to take a picture of the food and write about it was more than I could manage. I gained about forty pounds, twenty of which dropped off right away, but the other twenty have just been sitting…

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