Happy almost the end of October, y'all! For this week's Cookbook Sunday dinner, I made a modified version of Sean Brock's recipe for crispy fried farm eggs with fresh cheese, pickled mushrooms, watercress, and red-eye vinaigrette. Like the previous recipes, it's a long one, with many steps and a delicious ending. Thankfully, many of the … Continue reading Cookbook Sunday Dinner: Heritage, week 3
The days are, sadly, getting shorter as autumn firmly settles in and winter isn't far behind. The evenings and mornings are chillier and the Seattle mist is becoming more frequent and more like rain. Life around here has been a little hectic, and it's not likely to calm down anytime soon, especially with the holidays … Continue reading Spicy, tomato goodness plus eggs!
If you've paid attention to the weather, you probably know that Seattle was bracing for the worst windstorm in history. The remnants of a typhoon were expected to bring hurricane-force winds and rain--we were hunkering down for a crazy storm, with expectations of power outages and downed trees. Then, well, the storm was a non-event; … Continue reading Cookbook Sunday Dinner: Sweet Onion Gratin
My second Sunday into the 'Cookbook Sunday dinner' and I'm not blogging about a recipe from Heritage or any cookbook. Tonight was an evening out because Skip was a judge at a gin and tonic competition, so, you get a baking post for Sunday night! Next Sunday, I'll resume the cookbook dinner but, today, you get … Continue reading Pumpkin cookies
I'd like to think that I'm not the only one...but, I love cookbooks. I love getting them as gifts, buying them as a treat, and reading them while lying in bed to unwind from the day before falling asleep. A well-written cookbook tells a story of a cuisine or the author, or both, sometimes blatantly … Continue reading Cookbook Sunday Dinner