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Thursday, August 14th, 2008
1:22 am
what i had for dinner this week
My dad was asking what I've been cooking lately, so I thought I would keep track for a while of what I've had for dinner. Feel free to skim/skip if I start to get boring. :)

Monday: fresh egg pasta, sauteed zucchini, canned mackerel, capers, lemon

We've been trying a bunch of Italian fish/pasta combinations based on these recipes from the Splendid Table's Weeknight Kitchen:

Spaghetti Aglio-Olio (with garlic and olive oil) - vegetarian
Tagliarini with Lemon Anchovy Sauce
Fettuccine with Fresh Tuna, Lemon, Capers, and Olives (Zingerman's recipe)


Those first two use an interesting technique of making a pasta sauce by cooking some things (garlic especially) and then adding a bunch of water to the hot skillet to bring the temperature down and infuse the water with flavor to coat the pasta. Neat!

Tuesday: surprise Kielbasa sausage, cabbage sauteed in a skillet with spices and a little vinegar, potatoes tossed with butter

The sausage was a surprise because I had never bought it before and I didn't know what it would taste like, but it turned out to be a kielbasa! With a different French name that I promptly forgot.

Wednesday: lamb burgers (ground lamb shoulder, garlic, onion, egg, bread crumbs, fresh mint! ground cumin, and ground coriander) with cucumber + garlic + yogurt salad

Thursday: leftover lamb burgers?

Friday - Sunday: in London and Oxford! 
Thursday, August 30th, 2007
4:19 pm
D's tonight
Guess who will be there? Me!
Monday, April 2nd, 2007
2:27 am
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If you haven't already, you may want to add nowpicnic_rss to your friends. I may post more on LJ now that I'm moving from Pittsburgh (sad!) but a lot of good stuff (recipes, photos, etc) will be on the nowpicnic_rss. Check it! :)

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Friday, January 5th, 2007
2:19 pm
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