Monthly Archives: July 2014

Key Lime Pie

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 2 / 10 7.5 / 10 Cook’s Illustrated is a strong believer that you can use regular limes instead of key lime pies, and I think I agree. This was delicious. Emily does not like Key … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 These were good, chewy chocolate chip cookies. These are basically the same ingredients as standard chocolate chip cookies, but here we brown ~70% of the butter and use slightly more dark brown … Continue reading

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Thomas Keller’s Creamed Summer Corn

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 9 / 10 9 / 10 One of the easiest and best sides I’ve made yet. Ad Hoc continues to be a great source of recipes. Dish Creamed Summer Corn Recipe Source Ad Hoc Difficulty 3 / … Continue reading

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Couscous with Watermelon, Watercress, and Feta Cheese

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 6.5 / 10 7.5 / 10 Really delicious, summer salad. The lemon vinaigrette is also a keeper, would be good on other salads Dish Couscous with watermelon, watercress, and feta cheese Recipe Source Weeknights with Giada … Continue reading

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Alaskan Halibut with Carrot Puree, Asparagus, and Pistou

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 8 / 10 2 for 2 for the new A.O.C. cookbook. This probably had the most complex flavor profile of anything I’ve cooked. Lots of different things went into it, and they all … Continue reading

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Tilapia with Corn, Summer Squash, and Avocado with Chile-Lime Dressing

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 8 / 10 I got a new cookbook and wanted to try it out. A.O.C. is a fairly wellknown restaurant in LA, and this cookbook is fantastic. Upscale, interesting American food. This was … Continue reading

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