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28 June 2009

June 2009 blog entries

Sunday, 28 June 2009
Radish Leaf Omelette
summary: radish leaf omelette made with onions, goat's cheese and havarti; how to "cook" greens using salt; cast-iron pan rave;

Friday, 26 June 2009
And we have oven spring!
summary: recipe for baguettes and boule; the need for better fridge management; using an inverted roasting pan to create steam and oven spring;

Wednesday, 24 June 2009
yeast + summer temperatures = oh oh!!
summary: summer temperatures make yeast very active and dill collapse;

Monday, 22 June 2009
fettucine Alfredo (PPN#119)
summary: recipe for fettucine Alfredo based on an article and recipe by Todd Coleman in SAVEUR magazine; information about Presto Pasta Nights (PPN);

Friday, 19 June 2009
wine poached pears with goat's cheese and pecans (WHB#188: thyme)
summary: recipes for wine poached pears with goat's cheese, toasted pecans & thyme, oven-dried pear slices; information on thyme and Weekend Herb Blogging; information about Lisa Orgler's Lunch Box Project

Thursday, 18 June 2009
importance of tamping when making espresso
summary: coffee made in a Vesuviana Coffee Maker; finding the right tamper; who uses all the spoons?

Monday, 15 June 2009
Lawn Sale Find: Vesuviana Coffee Maker
summary: Cafe Latte made in a Vesuviana Coffee Maker; Kona coffee from Hawaii;

Wednesday, 10 June 2009
grilled shrimps in Pernod (PPN#117)
summary: recipe for grilled shrimps in Pernod on spaghettini; information about Presto Pasta Nights

Tuesday, 9 June 2009
eggs fauxrentine revisited - asparagus rules! (WHB#187: chives)
summary: "Eggs Fauxrentine" (hard boiled or poached eggs with ham, asparagus and Hollandaise on toasted multi-grain bread); information on chives and Weekend Herb Blogging

Saturday, 6 June 2009
asparagus omelette
summary: asparagus omelette made with chili flakes, goat's cheese and chives; ode to EoMEoTE

Friday, 5 June 2009
oh great. now it's the comments button...
summary: comments "say it" button malfunctioning; easy fix; whine about no pulp in orange/grapefruit juice

Thursday, 4 June 2009
Farinata ...or is it Socca? (bookmarked recipe)
summary: recipe for farinata/socca inspired by reading Laura Schenone's "The Lost Ravioli Recipes of Hoboken"; information about Bookmarked Recipes; information about YeastSpotting