November, 2010

Recipe: Whipped Potatoes with Roasted Garlic

Recipe: Whipped Potatoes with Roasted Garlic

Why devote an entire post to whipped potatoes? Because they’re damn good. It’s just that simple. I was asked recently to bring a potato dish to go with a roasted chicken seasoned with rosemary and garlic. I thought that a whipped potato might work better than a mashed or smashed potato. I love the potato […]

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  November 28, 2010   3 comments
Braised Lamb Shanks with White Bean Puree

Braised Lamb Shanks with White Bean Puree

For the second year, we decided as a family to have a non-traditional meal at Thanksgiving.  Last year we threw down some incredible food that would be hard to top.  This year, the food had a depth of flavor that set us all reeling.  Truly a special meal.  The overall dinner was six courses and […]

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  November 27, 2010   1 comment
Homemade Macaroni and Cheese (mac n cheese) recipe

Homemade Macaroni and Cheese (mac n cheese) recipe

Unless you’re lactose intolerant, we’ve all had some really good mac n’ cheese at one point or another- right?  Hopefully.  My first really good macaroni n cheese was at Michael Symon’s Lola restaurant when it was still in Tremont.  One of my friends, Hollis, insisted that we give it a shot because it was simply […]

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  November 22, 2010   2 comments
Slow Pan Roasted Redskin Potatoes and Onions

Slow Pan Roasted Redskin Potatoes and Onions

These days, most people don’t have the patience to do anything slowly. I’m no exception to that statement. The faster something is done, typically the better because you can move right along to the next thing. Well, sometimes things have to be nurtured a little bit and given the appropriate amount of time to really […]

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  November 20, 2010   2 comments
Pureed Acorn Squash Soup with Pumpkin Oil Drizzle

Pureed Acorn Squash Soup with Pumpkin Oil Drizzle

Okay, so back in October I posted up the recipe for Butternut Squash Ravioli and made a soup from the extra ravioli filling that wasn’t used. That’s kinda cheating, so tonight I decided to make up another one that you might like as well.  This recipe came about from milling around the kitchen for five […]

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  November 16, 2010   3 comments