Recipe Cornucopia – Part 3!

December 21, 2013

Vitruvian DharmaMore recipes, y’all!  I hope you enjoy them.  This time around I’ve included recipes for the beginning and end of the meal: soup and dessert.  This soup is easily the best I’ve made all year and the dessert, baked apples, was a big hit at my birthday party this fall.  The apples, particularly, lend themselves to a party atmosphere, as they are fun to put together.  Have the filling prepped Read the rest of this entry »


Recipe Cornucopia – Part 2!

December 19, 2013

Vitruvian DharmaRemember how I said I’d be posting new recipes every other day?  Bam!  Here it comes.  There’s this thing they call “follow-through” and you’re looking at it!  Seriously, though.  I have more recipes for you.  And, in an added twist, this time I’m going to give you a sense of my usual note-taking process.

Be forewarned, then: these two recipes are messy-looking.  That is, they leave out a lot.  They make assumptions about implicit steps.  They contain untested Read the rest of this entry »

Puttanesca Zucchini Cups

September 24, 2012

Puttanesca Zucchini Cups

I have a job now!  Yay!

I’m working at a great local kitchen equipment store (think Williams-Sonoma only local, and with classes and more knowledgeable staff).  It’s giving me lots of great ideas, and new tools to work with.

I’m also participating in the Recipe Video Contest at Mark’s Daily Apple.  I’ve submitted a recipe that I’m quite proud of; if you read my blog, I’d appreciate you taking the time to vote for me in the contest so I can win boatloads of awesome cooking oils (I’ll use them to create more goodness for you here!).

The other really great thing about creating the recipe video is that I got in touch with some friends – one with a camera and camera skills, one with a well-equipped, photogenic kitchen – to make it, and we had such a good time that I’m planning to create recipe videos regularly and post them here.  So there’s that to look forward to, too.  Without further ado, the video:

Thanks for stopping by!