Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mesa Grill Spinach

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating / 10 6 / 10 This is a really basic way to cook spinach that is pretty delicious. The main difference here is that we used flat-leaf spinach rather than baby spinach. In my opinion, this … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Pork Chops with Yellow Pepper Mole Sauce

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 8 / 10 Another recipe I stole from my mom’s cookbook collection. This mole was delicious – really complex, tasty flavor that complemented the pork chops really well. The only negative is that … Continue reading

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Chanterelle Mushrooms with Pea Shoots

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 8.5 / 10 These were really tasty. I had never cooked with pea shoots before, but they effectively turned into noodle-like bits which provided good texture with the mushrooms. Will definitely make these … Continue reading

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Pan-Roasted Halibut

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 After going through my mom’s copy of Ad Hoc at Home and stealing a bunch of recipes, Em got me my own copy for Christmas. While there are a million … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash and Sage Pasta

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating / 10 4.5 / 10 This was good, and perhaps the low rating has more to do with the fact that Cook’s Illustrated recipes are usually so amazing – I would happily eat this again, but … Continue reading

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Tandoori Lamb Meat Balls with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating / 10 8.5 / 10 It’s been over six months since we’ve eaten at the Meatball shop which is just a travesty. Luckily, we have the sweet Meatball Shop cookbook and can make these delicious guys: … Continue reading

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Arugula Salad with Figs, Prosciutto, Walnuts, and Parmesean

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.75 / 10 9 / 10 We’re always looking for good salad recipes, and unfortunately I think they generally suck as entrees. This was very different. Delicious all-around. The sweetness of the figs was offset very … Continue reading

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