Monthly Archives: March 2009

Menu | Sunday March 29th

Main Dishes: Soft Boiled Egg Sandwiches on Whole Grain Bread Savory Fruit Salad Jewish Deli Biali Platter (raw & vegan!) Served With: Potato Bacon Double Smoked Country Bacon** Home Roasted Tomatoes Green Olive Sage Spread Munster Cheese Homemade Rosemary Ricotta Caramelized Onions and Garlic Slices Mixed Greens* Drinks: Locally Roasted Coffee Mimosas or Mead Mimosas […]

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Consecration | Vieux Carré Absinthe

It’s pretty rare that something is so exciting to me that I feel like shouting from the rooftops, but today is one of those days.  Patrick announced that he had picked up a car today so that he could 1. get a case of beer 2. get a new trash lid 3. pick up boxes […]

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Potato Bacon

Potato Bacon Last week I tested out a theory I had about cooking potatoes like bacon.  I’m a big fan of using meat as inspiration for cooking other foods, rather than trying to make other foods meatlike.  Meaning I would rather use the principles I like like behind cooking something I don’t like for something […]

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New Spring

(I am that dorky. But if you got the reference so are you!) The first signs of spring are clearly visible in my back patio.  For me, this means the onset of new fruits and vegetables, herbs and flowers. I have many plants that I’ll have to say goodbye to this year, so any amount […]

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The Best Egg Salad Sandwich

Thursday morning Nate found a folded up note in an open shopping bag that said “5 egg sandwiches please”.  It was like someone placed it on the counter for us in the morning as a breakfast order- so we thought.  “Who would request such a thing! They have another thing comin’!”  But the more we […]

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Vichtenaar Scramble | Vichtenaar Tofu Scramble | Imperial Stout Potatoes

Vichtenaar Scramble | Vichtenaar Tofu Scramble | Imperial Stout Potatoes In honor of Philadelphia’s wildly successful and exciting Beer Week, I decided to include beer in each of this Sunday’s featured items.  Everything came out better than I expected, and Emily even came over the night before to teach me how to make the Winter […]

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Migas | Corn Salsa | Key to Good Beans

Migas | Corn Salsa | The Key to Good Beans About a month ago, my friend Beth and I were lamenting the Mexican dishes we miss the most living in Philadelphia.  You can definitely get good Mexican food here- no doubt!  but it is just not the same as a good California burrito, or in […]

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Menu | Sunday March 22nd

Main Dishes: Orange Blossom French Toast Vanilla French Toast Allison’s Jewish Deli Bagels (vegan and raw) Served With: Sweet Orange Ricotta Cream Candied Citrus Bananas Foster Maple Syrup Fig Compote Fresh Mango Sides: Grapefruit Slices Orange Slices Steel Cut Oats with Peach Butter Potato Bacon Drinks: Mead Mimosas Locally Roasted Coffee Cherry Blossom Kombucha

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Menu | Sunday March 15th

In celebration of beer week, this Sunday’s main dishes will be made with three different beers! Main Dishes: Egg Scramble with crispy maple potato bits, fennel and onion caramelized in  Vichtenaar Sour Ale, roasted garlic, avocado and sour cream Tofu Scramble with crispy maple potato bits, fennel and onion caramelized in  Vichtenaar Sour Ale, roasted […]

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Yeasted Waffles | Sweet Lavender Ricotta with Cream

Yeasted Waffles | Sweet Lavender Ricotta with Cream Not that long ago I was in the Netherlands with my papa where I had poffertjes for the first time.  We had biked from Leiden to Delft, stopping in a small town on the way looking for a bike shop we had heard about.  Instead we encountered […]

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