Monthly Archives: June 2014

Heart-Stuffed Shells in Lemon Ricotta Bechamel

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7.5 / 10 Another Smitten Kitchen recipe that was pretty good. Deb seems to have lots of dishes that are doubles, but not any that are homeruns yet. Having said that, this was … Continue reading

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Sauteed Okra

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.5 / 10 7.5 / 10 I’ve never had okra before and I kept seeing it at Stanley’s so decided to give it a shot. I had read a bunch of recipes about it over the … Continue reading

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Gnudi with Pesto

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 8 / 10 Attempt number 3 making April’s gnudi. Emily thought this was the closest yet, though I was kind of disappointed with their shape. What we agree on is that it is … Continue reading

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Best Blueberry Muffins

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 7.5 / 10 Stanley’s (Chicago’s version of Pipkins and super cheap) had a sale where you could buy an entire case of blueberries for $2. So I had to buy them and figure … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 7 / 10 This is a pretty awesome recipe for banana bread. You use frozen bananas, defrost them, extract the liquid, then boil that liquid down to concentrate the flavor. This allows you … Continue reading

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Baked Eggs with Spinach and Mushrooms

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 Good recipe for a fairly quick and easy weeknight dinner Dish Baked Eggs with Spinach and Mushrooms Recipe Source Smitten Kitchen Difficulty 4 / 10 Time to Complete 45 minutes … Continue reading

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Milk Bar Birthday Cake

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 My parents came into town for Easter and I had been wanting to try to make the cake that was such a big hit at our wedding, so figured I’d … Continue reading

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