Category Archives: Appetizers

Oven-Roasted Ribs with Peanut Chipotle Sauce and Peanut-Green Onion Relish

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.5 / 10 7 / 10 This is a really good, though fairly complicated (what else is new) Bobby Flay recipe. If you have the BBQ sauce already made, it’s pretty easy though and really tasty. … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower and Green Chile Soup with Blue Corn-Goat Cheese Taquitos

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 8.5 / 10 6 / 10 Really tasty cauliflower soup. As is always the case with soups, Emily loved it and I liked it but didn’t find it as substantive for a dinner as I need. … Continue reading

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Roasted Mushrooms with Bacon and Eggs

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 7 / 10 I got this cookbook for Christmas and am really happy with it so far. L’Artusi is our favorite Italian restaurant in NYC (high praise since there are tons of good … Continue reading

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Carrot and Pepper Soup

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7 / 10 5.5 / 10 This is a “double soup” where you make two separate soup recipes and then serve them together. It was pretty interesting and tasty, but soup is soup, and I still … 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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Farroto with Red Russian Kale and Acorn Squash

Emily’s Rating Chris’s Rating 7.5 / 10 7.5 / 10 Emily and I went to this event where Sean Brock cooked for us out of his new cookbook (which I have been wanting for months – now have a signed … Continue reading

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