Posts Tagged: winter

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-fennel-and-green-olives/
/ Erin

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-fennel-and-green-olives/
/ Erin

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce

As I have mentioned before, I am not much of a deep fry cook.  I like deep-fried food, but I leave it to the experts.   The food that I deep fry ends up burnt on the outside and raw

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Honey Lime Sriracha Sauce

As I have mentioned before, I am not much of a deep fry cook.  I like deep-fried food, but I leave it to the experts.   The food that I deep fry ends up burnt on the outside and raw

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/crispy-horseradish-gnocchi-with-beet-greens-goat-cheese-and-pancetta-gluten-free/
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Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/crispy-horseradish-gnocchi-with-beet-greens-goat-cheese-and-pancetta-gluten-free/
/ Erin

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas
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Ruby Salad with Feta and Spicy Pepitas

This salad lured me in visually.  I have recently joined the ranks of pinterest users.  I know that I am late to the party.    No one will ever accuse me of being an early adopter of technology or social media.  Anyway,

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Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

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Kabocha Pumpkin and Chestnut Soup with Chorizo

For the last 12 years , I have had an on again off again job, for just one day a week,  in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan.  I don’t actually work in Manhattan much, except when I am performing

Ven Pongal http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/rice-and-moong-dal-pudding-with-black-pepper-cumin-and-ginger-ven-pongal/
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Rice and Moong Dal Pudding with Black Pepper, Cumin and Ginger (Ven Pongal)

This is one of the most comforting, simple and healthful foods I have ever eaten.  The rice and split moong beans are cooked until they are very soft and pudding like in consistency.  The flavour comes from ghee flavoured with

Ven Pongal http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/12/rice-and-moong-dal-pudding-with-black-pepper-cumin-and-ginger-ven-pongal/
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Rice and Moong Dal Pudding with Black Pepper, Cumin and Ginger (Ven Pongal)

This is one of the most comforting, simple and healthful foods I have ever eaten.  The rice and split moong beans are cooked until they are very soft and pudding like in consistency.  The flavour comes from ghee flavoured with

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Walnut, Lemon and Cardamom Cake (gluten-free)

I think that I am supposed to be sharing healthful recipes for foods that will assuage the guilt of the holidays.  But I am not feeling particularly guilty about having eaten well over the last few weeks, so I’m sharing

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Walnut, Lemon and Cardamom Cake (gluten-free)

I think that I am supposed to be sharing healthful recipes for foods that will assuage the guilt of the holidays.  But I am not feeling particularly guilty about having eaten well over the last few weeks, so I’m sharing

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Sticky, Boozy Chocolate Plum Pudding Cake (Gluten-free or not)

This is such a deeply satisfying dessert.  The bittersweet chocolate, the plums and the booze all combine to make for a very grown up sort of treat.  These cakes would be amazing for Christmas, Christmas Eve or boxing day desert….I

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Sticky, Boozy Chocolate Plum Pudding Cake (Gluten-free or not)

This is such a deeply satisfying dessert.  The bittersweet chocolate, the plums and the booze all combine to make for a very grown up sort of treat.  These cakes would be amazing for Christmas, Christmas Eve or boxing day desert….I

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Oat Cookies that Embrace Complexity (gluten-free)

I was raised by a single mom.  She married my kind, adventurous and frequently infuriating step father when I was nine,  but, by then a complicated child rearing system was well in place.  The system involved grandparents, the expectation that

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Oat Cookies that Embrace Complexity (gluten-free)

I was raised by a single mom.  She married my kind, adventurous and frequently infuriating step father when I was nine,  but, by then a complicated child rearing system was well in place.  The system involved grandparents, the expectation that