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Carrot Cake

admin April 24, 2011 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Desserts, Favorites

from seriouseats; everybody really liked it when Mom made it for Peter’s birthday. The pineapple gives a wonderful extra moistness… Serious Eats: Recipes Carrot Sheet Cake Posted by Carrie Vasios, April 14, 2011 serves 15, active time 35 minutes, total time 1 hour, 20 minutes Ingredients For Cake: * 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour […]

Bangladeshi White Chicken Korma

admin February 23, 2011 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Favorites, Main dishes, N's Diet (high-protein, low-carb)

This was freaking fantastic. However, having somebody else cut up the chicken (or just using quarters/breasts) would probably help. If you have a whole chicken to work with though, cut it up! Note, you probably want to have as wide of a pan/pot to cook this in, so you’re not trying to cycle the chicken […]

Sayaingen no gomayogoshi (String bean salad with sesame seed dressing)

admin January 28, 2011 No Comments Favorites, Holiday, Summer Fare

From a much-mimeographed (yes, really!) set of recipes my mom got in a how-to-make-sushi class she took many, many years ago. These beans are to die for, they are that good. Truly. AT LEAST double the recipe, but I recommend quadrupling it. 1/2 lb string beans, boiled and then cut diagonally (cutting them after boiling […]

Roasted Japanese Sweet Potatoes With Scallion Butter

admin November 24, 2010 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Favorites, Holiday

from Gourmet… These are really splendid; they’re easy to make but add the perfect touch to holiday meals — and, really, any time. Of course, I love Japanese Sweet Potatoes anyway, which probably helps. 🙂 Serves8 * Active time:10 min * Start to finish:1 1/4 hr November 2007 If you’ve never had pale-fleshed Japanese sweet […]

Pecan Pie

admin December 2, 2006 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Desserts, Favorites

Because organic corn syrup is FINALLY available, woohoo. 🙂 It’s so much easier than I thought, especially if you use a “boughten” crust. Big hit at Thanksgiving. From AllRecipes. “The proportions of sugar, corn syrup, eggs, vanilla, and pecans are perfectly balanced. This is the quintessential pecan pie, made even more wonderful with a dollop […]

Sloppy Joes

admin August 11, 2006 No Comments Adventures in the Kitchen, Favorites, Main dishes

From INGREDIENTS: 1 pound lean ground beef 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard 3/4 cup ketchup 3 teaspoons brown sugar salt to taste ground black pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: 1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, […]

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