Monthly Archives: January 2012

Braised pork with carrots and parsnips

My day job is as a freelance book editor, mostly cookbooks. I am grateful beyond words (sorry about the pun) to be able to work with food writers and chefs. I learn new things every day. I recently had the … Continue reading

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Scrambled egg pasta: looks aren’t everything

As you can tell from the photo, you don’t make this dish for its looks. It’s not pretty. (I served it alongside some sautéed spinach for color and nutrients. That, and we like spinach with just about everything.) Despite the … Continue reading

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Savory-sweet roasted grapes

Yet again, I have Rebecca at Foodie with Family to thank. She made roasted brussels sprouts with grapes and walnuts. The dish was delicious, but my favorite part by far — the revelation — was the roasted grapes. Ten minutes … Continue reading

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