Archive for the ‘Cookbook’ Category

Port Cranberry Sauce (To Make Ahead)

Every Thanksgiving needs some cranberry sauce. This year, I’m cooking for Al and I in our new (very tiny) kitchen. 1 oven that doesn’t fit our cooking pans + only 1 pot at the moment means I’ll need to plan strategically. This cranberry sauce will stay for a few weeks in the fridge so make [...]

Chicken Curry, Pita Na’an and a last minute yogurt sauce

Craving curry, we adapted a recipe I bookmarked from Cooking for Seven to make a delicious chicken curry. Ingredients: A little more than 1/4 cup olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons curry powder 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons paprika 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon sweetener [...]

Braised Pork Belly Tacos for the Ill-Prepared Chef

Hurricane Irene. You were such a tease. Not that anyone hoped for a catastrophe, but when people spend their Saturday morning stocking up on Smartfood popcorn and every last Jesus candle in the local bodega, I expect at the very least a brief power outage during my scary movie marathon made possible by my panic [...]