Posts tagged ‘salad’

Pizza, Salad

This post feels like cheating, but I realize, to take the pressure off myself, that I said I’d keep track of what we ate, not what I cooked, and that’s it’s about the meal, and not the making of the meal.

Rationalizing aside, the menu: California Pizza Kitchen Sicilian pizza * farmers market salad

Prepare pizza according to package directions. When you take it out of the oven, drizzle olive oil over and grind crushed red pepper flakes over. Use farmers market ingredients from crisper for salad: greens, cherry tomatoes, red pepper, salad pepper, cukes. Empty drawers completely for farmers market run the next morning. Drizzle with sun-dried tomato vinaigrette.

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June 21, 2008 at 3:31 pm Leave a comment

Chicken, grain, salad

Menu: Baked chicken thighs * wild mushroom couscous * mixed green salad

Preheat oven to 400. Place boneless chicken thighs in glass baking dish; pour Salt Lick BBQ sauce over. Bake 20 minutes; turn off oven but do not open.

Prepare couscous according to package directions.

Salad: mixed fresh greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, small salad pepper, red bell pepper, Sass smoked tomato ranch dressing. Chop and mix.

Serve chicken on couscous.

June 20, 2008 at 1:26 am Leave a comment


Some of my cookbooks

In no order except for how they appear in my LibraryThing cookbook catalog: True Women Cookbook: Original Antique Recipes, Photographs, & Family Folklore, Janice Woods Windle (1997) * Made in Texas; H-E-B's 100th Anniversary Cookbook (2005) * The Texas Cowboy Cookbook: A History in Recipes and Photos, Robb Walsh (2007) * The Silver Palate Cookbook, Julee Rosso, Sheila Lukins (1982) * In the Land of Cocktails: Recipes and Adventures from the Cocktail Chicks, Ti Adelaide Martin & Lally Brennan (2007) * Braise: A Journey Through International Cuisine, Daniel Boulud (2006) * Moosewood Cookbook : Recipes from Moosewood Restaurant, Mollie Katzen (1977) * Crescent City Cooking: Unforgettable Recipes from Susan Spicer's New Orleans, Susan Spicer (2007) * Saveur Cooks Authentic American: By the Editors of Saveur Magazine, ed. Colman Andrews (1998)

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