Archives for July 2012

Angel Food Cake

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 9th, 2012| Desserts, Recipes
Our youngest has a Christmas Eve birthday.  A few years ago we offered him the option of celebrating it near his half-birthday.  He seemed to think this was a good idea, as the day would be all his and not rushed with other family and holiday events.  Thus, for

Festive White Chocolate Strawberries

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 5th, 2012| Desserts, Recipes, Simple Solutions
Ideally, I would have posted this recipe on Monday.  If I were running just a little bit late, I would have published it yesterday.  However, I am quite off schedule with my cooking and writing, as we spent the past weekend at a family reunion.  Thus, this 4th of

Storing Vegetables

by Elizabeth Skipper July 4th, 2012| Techniques, Tools, and Tips
It's summer and time to make the most of what our own gardens and local farmers are producing. Sometimes it seems, however, that everything arrives at once! How do you store the bounty when it's more than you can eat in one day? Perhaps a few tips on extending

Caramelized Onion Tart with Balsamic Reduction

by BnB Finder July 3rd, 2012| Best BnB Bites
When I saw the name of this week's recipe, I wondered whether I would want this tart for breakfast or dinner.  Although there are no eggs in this dish, it feels reminiscent of a quiche, a nice savory pie to be enjoyed with some fruit and a mimosa.  Alternately,

Dessert at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse

by Michele Pesula Kuegler July 2nd, 2012| Restaurant Reviews
Typically when I review a restaurant, I like to sample several dishes.  As regular readers can recall, quite often I write about the lengthy meals that cover everything from the amuse bouche to dessert.  This review is quite different in that we only ate one course at this restaurant. 
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