Archive for January, 2014

Vegetable Soup

Friday, January 31st, 2014
Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is a great way to get a variety of vegetables in your diet, even in the middle of winter.  Yes, while fresh tomatoes and green beans always taste better from a summer harvest, many frozen vegetables work pretty well in soups, allowing for the making of a hearty, homemade, vegetable soup.  This soup is more stew like.  If you prefer a soupier consistency just use more vegetable broth, or add in some water.
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Vegetable Broth

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Vegetable Broth

Vegetable Broth

Vegetable Broth

Making your own broth is so easy.  As long as you’re home for an hour or so, you can make vegetable broth.  Many prepare broths have added sugar, or too much salt and preservatives.  Make your own for a fresh, clean broth.
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Kitchen Window Series – Hummingbird III

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
Hummingbird III

Hummingbird III   ©Erin Gennow

Kitchen Window Series

Hummingbird III

Introducing the Kitchen Window series…

A collection of prints and stationery cards based on watercolor paintings of wildlife seen from The Daily Morsel’s kitchen window.
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Vanilla Chiffon Roll

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
Slice of Vanilla Chiffon Roll

Slice of Vanilla Chiffon Roll

TWD – Tuesdays with Dorie


Vanilla Chiffon Roll

Whew!  This recipe took a bit of time.  Although taking photographs throughout the baking definitely adds on time.

I made the walnut mousse one day, then baked and assembled the cake the second day.  I was definitely glad I broke this Vanilla Chiffon Roll into steps.
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Modern Art Desserts

Monday, January 27th, 2014

 

Modern Art Desserts

Modern Art Desserts

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Modern Art Desserts

I received the Modern Art Desserts cookbook as a Christmas gift, and have already made two of the recipes.  Written by Caitlin Freeman, pastry chef of the popular Blue Bottle Coffee, and previous partner of Miette.  Caitlin started creating desserts based on works of Modern Art when Blue Bottle Coffee was asked to open a café at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
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