brown braised onions

Oh. My. God. Those were the words going through my mind as I took my first bite of these onions. Unable to speak, I let out a long “Mmmmmmm.” And perhaps a little moan. Yes, these are really that good. Actually, they’re better. If you’re familiar with the term Food Porn, well, these qualify. If [...]


Molly’s Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

by Sara on May 19, 2009

slow-roasted tomatoes

I stumbled across this recipe last week. I’ve always loved roasted tomatoes, and I’ve frequently taken advantage of roasting to make various varieties of tomato soup in the winter; the roasting process makes even a winter tomato not just palatable, but quite tasty. Roasting tomatoes at a high temperature tends to render them a pile [...]


Beef Bourguignon

by Sara on April 7, 2009

Beef Bourguignon

Beef stew might seem like a strange dish for April. But you see, we’ve been hit by sleet/snowstorms the past two weekends, and the temperature is all over the place. It feels more like autumn than spring. If the lack of mums and the presence of hyacinths and tulips poking through the dirt didn’t give [...]


Eggplant Gratin

by Sara on April 5, 2009

Eggplant Gratin

Okay, I admit it. I fell in love with this dish when I watched the episode of Barefoot Contessa that it was featured in. Ina recreated dishes for her husband that were reminiscent of events in their lives. I mean, how absolutely adorable is that? The peanut butter swirl brownies from that same episode have [...]

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