foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

greek roast chicken with caper butter, roast lemons and skordalia

We’re up to Test #3 in the roast chicken hunt…and this one didn’t hail from a magazine.  Instead, I’ve gotten this from Mindy Fox’s book A Bird in the Oven … Continue reading

January 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

ad hoc cream of cauliflower soup with red beet chips

If you’re looking for visually stunning, ad hoc’s cream of cauliflower soup has it in spades.  Oh, it also tastes awesome.  Double-bonus.  Did I mention that with some organization on … Continue reading

January 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

bon appétit’s spicy pork with asparagus and chile

What’s not to love about a dish involving pork, asparagus, spice and a timeline that has you eating in about half an hour?   I certainly haven’t found anything to quibble … Continue reading

January 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

eating well’s pan-roasted chicken & gravy

I told you there was a roasted chicken project afoot.  Welcome to Test 2! Test chicken 2’s method comes from Eating Well Magazine and includes a gravy.  Who doesn’t love … Continue reading

January 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

jaques pepin’s puerto rican pork and beans

Inspired by a the Cookbook of the Month thread over on Chowhound, I decided that a recipe from Jaques Pepein’s Essential Pepin was in order.  How can you not love … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

spaghetti with bacon and brussels sprouts

At the end of the Farmer’s Market, the Brussels sprouts are everywhere.  One of these years, I’ll stop thinking and just buy the ten-pound flat and be done with it, … Continue reading

January 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

roast chicken with potatoes and butternut squash

Not even 100 years ago (in 1928, so 84 years ago if we’re being persnickity), one of Hoover’s slogans was the infamous A chicken in every pot, a car in … Continue reading

January 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

open-faced duck egg, braising green and ricotta sandwiches

So we’re at the farmer’s market and the same place where we got our duck for smoking is also selling a dozen duck eggs for $6.  Duck eggs are bigger … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

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