Archive for August, 2011

Roasted Tomatoes

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Roasted Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

Roasted Tomatoes

Roasting tomatoes brings out their sweetness.  They become soft and caramelized and are great for a side dish, a topping, or just a snack.
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Tuesday Tip – Sprinkle Salt from Above

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Pink Sea Salt

Pink Sea Salt

Tuesday Tip – Sprinkle Salt from Above

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La Toque

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Review La Toque

Last month we took a trip up to Napa and had dinner at La Toque, which is now located in the Westin near downtown Napa.  The restaurant came highly recommended by a number of people. (more…)

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Sautéed Spinach

Friday, August 26th, 2011
Sauteed Spinach

Sauteed Spinach

Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed spinach is a very easy, quick, and healthy side dish to prepare.  The same technique can by applied to cooking chard and kale as well, they just take a bit longer to cook.
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Meatloaf with Gravy

Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Meatloaf with Gravy

Meatloaf with Gravy

Thursday Throwback – Meatloaf with Gravy

Adapted from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

Here’s this month’s Thursday Throwback – tender and juicy Meatloaf with Gravy.  Serve this dish with spinach and mashed potatoes for a homemade “TV dinner”.
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