Tag: Appetizer

Rye Caraway Flatbreads with Spicy Poblano Feta Dip

Rye Caraway Flatbreads with Spicy Poblano Feta Dip

All hail Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a day by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoe Francois. Their accessible method for baking bread has changed my kitchen forever. I rely heavily on their olive oil dough in particular for making pizzas, focaccia, and naan bread. The ability to store dough for up to 2 weeks makes a huge difference in pulling out a last minute killer meal that would otherwise take hours. (more…)

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Freelance Lunch: Polenta with Mushroom and Green Bean Saute

Freelance Lunch: Polenta with Mushroom and Green Bean Saute

There are disadvantages of working freelance from a home office. But not many. Besides conference calls in my workout clothes and being around when the kids come home, the greatest advantage is using my lunch hour to cook for myself. No one else’s palate to please. No wrinkled-up noses from the kids at the sight of mushrooms on the counter. No disapproving looks from my husband when I take the cream AND butter out of the fridge. I can do whatever the hell I want and there are precious few times in the day when that is 100% true. So, I revel in my lunch hour. (more…)

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