Tag Archives: entertaining

coconut sticky rice with mango

Yum! This is my favorite dessert in the world. In fact, I made an entire dinner of curry and sticky rice just so I could justify this dessert. I generally see it at Thai restaurants, and I have no idea … Continue reading

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curried eggplant with potatoes

I’ll be honest here. The reason I decided to make a Thai-inspired curry dish was because I really wanted to make coconut sticky rice. Regardless, this recipe, which I based very loosely on a recipe in Bittman’s How to Cook … Continue reading

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spanakopita

When I was growing up in Philadelphia, we’d frequently go to this Greek restaurant on South Street (back before it was basically just a mall of condom shops and fast food). As I began to lean vegetarian, I realized that … Continue reading

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hummus pizza

Pizza is such an easy thing to make – I spend 10 minutes mixing the dough the night before, take it out of the fridge around 5, mess with it for a few minutes at 5:45 and again at 6:30, … Continue reading

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bagels

I grew up in Philadelphia, with easy access to some amazing bagels at Rolings, leaving me disappointed at my options in rural New Mexico and even in Madison, WI. This left me with no choice but to try to bake … Continue reading

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tomato watermelon skewers

I brought these as an hors d’oeuvre to Madeleine’s fancy party, and while they kind of made me think of some food display from the 1950’s, the flavor combination is bright, slightly surprising, and delicious. If you want to forgo … Continue reading

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peach and tomato salad

Peaches and tomatoes are a bit of an unlikely combination that I found on Bittman’s The Minimalist, but I was intrigued, and both fruits are looking great at the Madison Farmers’ Market. I was so impressed that I will be … Continue reading

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