Month: November 2008

  • Chocolate and Cacao Nib Cookies

    Lisa got some finishing salts from Cathy for her birthday, and we’ve been waiting to find the best use for some cacao nibs from Theo Chocolate — this recipe from Chocolate and Zucchini fit the bill perfectly, and was a delicious finish to our soup from earlier in the evening. Lisa made the cookies slightly […]

  • Sopa de Fideo

    We still have noodles left over from the Fideos a la Catalana, and it’s definitely been soup weather lately, so we thought this would be a perfect dish to share with company: a “Mexican Minestrone” with noodles and plenty of vegetables. The recipe is adapted from one found in an old favorite, Great Bowls of […]

  • Fideos a la Catalana, and GO OBAMA!

    In tonight’s dish, adapted from Fresh Spanish, chicken sausage is cooked with garlic, onions, and tomatoes, and mixed with a short pasta for a hearty main course. Use fideo if you can find it, but if not, vermicelli or thin spaghetti broken into short lengths will work. Chris says: Well I’m going to complain about […]

  • Caribbean Vegetable Stew

    Another great way to use our CSA veggies tonight: a very colorful, unusual stew with strong flavors of lime and cilantro along side sweet potatoes, tomatoes, and okra. This recipe comes from the vegetarian recipe book The Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home. Lisa says: Wow, that’s really limey…  Chris says: See? And we get criticism […]