Monthly Archives: November 2014

Homemade Naan (quicker version)

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 5 / 10 Made this to go with the Chicken Tikka Masala. As it stands, it’s not worth the effort vs. buying naan from the store. However, I want to try the Cook’s … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Brioche Pretzels

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.5 / 10 6.5 / 10 Pretty good breakfast pastry item, but doesn’t blow you away. Our Kitchenaid mixer doesn’t work with the dough hook (it starts shaking madly and then knocks the bowl off the … Continue reading

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Creamed Kale with Caramelized Shallots

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8 / 10 8.5 / 10 I’ve been reading up on potential Thanksgiving sides and came across this recipe from Bobby Flay. This was so good. Really flavorful and the kale stands up really well to … Continue reading

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Ribolita

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 4.5 / 10 3 / 10 As far as vegetable soups go, this was not a winner. I liked the idea of using these cheap ingredients, but the flavor just wasn’t there. Extra Virgin so far … Continue reading

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Silky Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Hazlenut Pesto

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 6 / 10 After our discovery that butternut squash and sage hazlenut pesto were such a good pairing, I decided to combine the two here. The soup was very silky (as promised) and … Continue reading

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Kabocha Squash and Carmelized Onion Galette

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 6 / 10 After a very poor galette dough showing back in Cincy a few months ago, I was glad that this dough turned out perfectly. Wonder if it was the extra time … Continue reading

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Caramelized Butternut Squash with Sage Hazlenut Pesto

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 8 / 10 This was really good – the sage hazlenut pesto went really well with the butternut squash. Emily doesn’t like squash plain because she dislikes the texture, but she said the … Continue reading

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