Month: March 2008

  • White Chili

    I bookmarked this white chili recipe featured on Blue Kitchen (GREAT photos) back in November and finally got to making it this weekend. It’s definitely not the usual “ground beef and kidney beans” fare… this spices in this chili include bay leaf, oregano, and… ginger! Unusual, but subtle. We loved it. Chris says: Usually I […]

  • Butternut Squash Muffins with a Frosty Top

    Lisa made these muffins adapted from a recipe found in Jamie Oliver’s cookbook, Jamie At Home. She cut the oil way down from the recipe, and nixed the walnuts (Whole Foods apparently didn’t stick them in the bag), but they turned out pretty darn good just the same. Lisa says: “With a Frosty Top”? What […]

  • "Kitchen Sink" Minestrone

    A few nights ago Lisa made one of those perfect-to-use-up-the-CSA-box recipes: this warming soup used just about every vegetable in the kitchen; adding a little pasta and some beans turned it into a great meal. Chris says: I love recipes like this that have so many vegetables in them… Lisa says: I know! The great […]

  • Mushroom Chili

    A few nights ago we made this Mushroom Chili, as featured in The Mushroom Lover’s Mushroom Cookbook. Portobello and Oyster mushrooms really add a lot of texture and flavor to the usual beans, tomatoes, and spices. Lisa says: Mushrooms in chili sounded… interesting… it ended up being really good. I liked adding Chipotle Tabasco to […]

  • Nasi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Rice)

    Carrie was over tonight to enjoy the first recipe we’ve made from Asian Flavors, a book we’ve been sitting on since Christmas. The chapters in the book are divided by ingredients (for example: lime leaf, coconut, etc.), and the recipes in each section feature that key ingredient. This fried rice dish was featured in the […]