foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

chicken baked with puffballs

Starting last month, the puffballs began making an appearance at the Farmer’s Market.  These giant mushrooms are about the size and shape of dodgeballs.  That is, the dodgeballs of long-ago … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 1 Comment

adventures in making yogurt

Cheese is something that husband and I are always up for…and perhaps something we might be looking into making at home.  But we’re not jumping into the deep end and … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · 1 Comment

eating well’s eggplant pomodoro pasta

I live in a house divided.   I think we all do.  For us, eggplant and peas are at the top of the divide.  He loves peas, I do not.  I … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

salmon with fresh sorrel sauce

A few themes you may have noticed pop up here: my sorrel obsession, Cooking Light and the need to eat more fish.  Good things happen when when these things all … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

jambalaya with shrimp and sausage (a take on a cooking light recipe)

This is not an authentic jambalaya – it doesn’t even start with the trinity!  But it is a very tasty rift and one-pot meal for a weeknight.  Now that you … Continue reading

October 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

ad hoc sautéed lamb loin chops

What we’re about to embark on is not so much an adventure in lamb so much as an adventure in making one’s own artichoke hearts.  Ever wonder how to do … Continue reading

October 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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