Kamis, 29 Januari 2009

Presto Pasta Nights #98 Roundup

First of all, I am quite sorry for deviating from the norm here. I know this is suposed to go out on Friday night so all of you looking for that perfect weekend dish can peruse, but hopefully you'll forgive me for being early because I have a good reason. I am pregnant and six weeks from my due date. When I signed up to host I naturally assumed the baby would come, you know, when he was due. But

Jumat, 23 Januari 2009

I'm hosting Presto Pasta Nights next week!

Greetings all. Just wanted to let you know that I will be guest hosting Presto Pasta Nights #98. I will receive entries from Jan 24th (my birthday!) until Jan 29th. The roundup will be posted right here on The Skinny Gourmet on Friday January 30th.Send your entries to skinnygourmet (AT) gmail (DOT) com and a cc to the originator, Ruth (AT) 4everykitchen (DOT) com.To share a recipe for a roundup:1

Rabu, 21 Januari 2009

Salmon Salad: A tasty way to get your Omega-3s

Suddenly it seems a nouveau bourgeoisie bohemian affect is fashionable everywhere, even on the table. The economy is hitting everyone hard. The "formerly wealthy" ethos is the hip new thing. So feel free to pepper your conversation with little gems such as "Oh is this what it looks like in economy seating, I had no idea" and "I miss my Lexus, but one just can't overlook the fuel efficiency of a

Kamis, 15 Januari 2009

Blueberry Clementine Scones with Pistachio Dust

These scones elevate the classic blueberry flavor with the fleeting taste of seasonal clementines paired with the taste and texture of pistachio. They are unspeakably good in the morning with a warm cup of white tea. This recipe is a great addition to any baking repertoire, perfect for treating your family or taking to a brunch to impress friends. And the two-bite size makes them much more

Minggu, 11 Januari 2009

Breakfast for Two: Tangerine Buttermilk Pancakes

Every kitchen goddess has an Achilles heel. As a still-aspiring kitchen goddess I have several. But nothing irks me so completely as my inability to make a fine pancake. I mean really...pancakes? This is like frontier American food. Toothless cowhands with iron skillets were whipping up these delights on the open range. Yet they defy me. So it is probably a good thing that my husband is

Jumat, 02 Januari 2009

The Best of 2008 and Ten Culinary Resolutions for the New Year

The end of a year is always a wonderful opportunity for making new resolutions about culinary accomplishments I hope to make in the upcoming year, but also for looking back and recapturing some of the best moments of the last year. So I'm taking a look back at my absolute favorite original recipes that I posted in 2008, as well as a few of my favorite essays. These favorites are based on my