Month: August 2007

  • Chicken and Veggie Stir-Fry on new plates!

    Lisa made a stir-fry tonight — no particular recipe, she just used all the vegetables we had on hand — and we finally got to put Jenn’s fantastic plates to use! Lisa marinated the chicken in soy sauce, garlic and sesame oil, and shallots, and then stir-fried with carrots, onions, tomatoes, spinach, chard, water chestnuts, […]

  • Tomatillo-Sauced Enchiladas with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Chicken

    We’re back from our honeymoon and have been looking forward to cooking at home again, especially after receiving so many cooking related gifts at our wedding reception! Tonight, from Mexican Everyday, (thanks, Tabors!), and sitting on a new platter (thanks, Amy!) we made these delicious enchiladas filled with spinach, mushrooms, and chicken, and topped with […]

  • Swordfish with Roasted Fruit and Chile Sauce

    We like to try out new recipes when we have friends over, and we were in the mood for fish, so we tried out this recipe from Healthy Latin Cooking. In spite of the late hour (or maybe because of it?) 😉 the dish got quite a few compliments. The sauce had many distinct flavors […]

  • Shrimp "Dirty" Rice

    Tonight Lisa made a dish that’s just a slight variation on the ‘Seafood “Dirty” Rice’ in Great Bowls of Fire. The main difference was that while that recipe called for a mixture of shrimp and scallops, Lisa used all shrimp, and she also replaced the white rice with brown. It was very flavorful, and the […]