Monthly Archives: February 2011

Daring Bakers: Panna Cotta and Florentines

I must admit to being slightly baffled by this challenge. I mean, panna cotta is not by any stretch of the imagination (at least my imagination) a baked good. I guess that’s the reason for the Florentines, but there again … Continue reading

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Chickpea Cranberry Couscous

To say that this recipe is based on a childhood favorite is ironic–who ever heard of putting cranberries in Moroccan food?–but true. I always loved the original chickpea/raisin version. I was digging through my pantry trying to find a meal … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Hearts

I was reading Winnie the Pooh the other day and it reminded me of how much I like long, rambling chapter titles that give you the entire contents of what you are about to read. For example, today’s title might … Continue reading

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Warming French Onion Soup

French onion soup is a classic. And yet, it is so easy to find a bowl of unsatisfying French onion soup. Why? Because the soup relies on only a few ingredients for its flavor, so those ingredients have to be … Continue reading

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Cranberry Lime Bread

Leftover cranberries are always a good problem to have. I bought a bunch fresh last November, and they keep practically forever. So this week: cranberry-lime bread, which I took into work. It was popular, particularly among lime lovers 😉 Cranberry … Continue reading

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