foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

ad hoc’s whole roasted chicken on a bed of root vegetables

Test chicken #5 is a two-fer.  Not only is it part of my roasted chicken hunt, but it also comes from the ad hoc cookbook.  That’s right, I’m a cooking … Continue reading

February 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

bon appétit’s ricotta tortellini

These are actual tortellini made by my hands.  For real.  As you may have already surmised from the photo, I’m not an Italian Nona keeping a blog for grins, but … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

cooking light’s roasted fig and arugula salad

I thought my procrastination on the last of garden posts might be good for wintery nostalgic posts where I could talk about days of ice, snow and sub-zero temperatures and … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

alton brown’s b&b chicken

Welcome to Test Chicken #4.  This chicken actually reigned supreme for a bit, despite its overly crispy appearance (I promise that this looks far worse in photograph form than in … Continue reading

February 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

ferran adria’s noodles with shiitake & ginger (almost)

One of my favorite episodes of No Reservations was his feature on the last day of Ferran Adria’s El Bulli in Costa Brava.  For years, books featuring the cutting-edge cuisine … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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