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31 October 2009

October 2009 blog entries

Saturday, 31 October 2009
Want to see something really scary?!
summary: wine pasta with ham, peas and mint in cream sauce based on a recipe in "Piano Piano Pieno" by Susan McKenna Grant; information about UNICEF: please remember that even though the children no longer carry UNICEF boxes, donations are still welcome;

Friday, 30 October 2009
Coconut Curry (Thai Style)
summary: Thai-style Coconut Chicken Curry; eggplants come in many shapes and sizes; information about the BloggerAid Changing the Face of Famine Cookbook;

Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Wordless Wednesdays: rrrfppzmmbgggh!
summary: Boo!! (hoo!!)

Thursday, 22 October 2009
penne with fried dried peppers (PPN)
summary: recipe for penne with fried peppers and bread crumbs, based on a recipe in the article "In Deepest Italy" by Francine Prose in SAVEUR magazine, issue #120; information about Presto Pasta Nights (PPN);

Wordless Wednesday: 1,000,000,000 for 1,000,000,000 (21/10/2009)
summary: a billion for a billion: fill the cup; addendum to Blog Action: Climate Change; information about WFP to make this a not-quite-wordless Wednesday post;

Monday, 19 October 2009
Blog Action: Climate Change

Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference. - Dr. Jane Goodall

summary: how much foil and plastic wrap does one household need??; tips for what to do to reverse climate change; information about Blog Action Day: Climate Change;

Thursday, 15 October 2009
Smoked Pork Tenderloin with Beer Sauce
summary: recipe for smoked pork tenderloin with beer sauce, based on an article and recipe in SAVEUR magazine; recipe for dry spice rub; cool rainy summers aren’t good for squash;

Wednesday, 14 October 2009
Wordless Wednesdays: 14/10/2009
summary: is it a boomerang?? is it a baguette???

Wednesday, 7 October 2009
more beets for dessert please
summary: beet cake and cream cheese icing recipe; beets are delicious for dessert!

Tuesday, 6 October 2009
WHAT kind of ice cream??
summary: beet ice cream recipe (eggless);

Monday, 5 October 2009
No more Gourmet Magazine!?!!
summary: Gourmet Magazine closing