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Peanut Butter Banana Bites

It’s Friday, and to me, that means it’s time for treats. Ok, I tend to think that there’s a time for treats somewhere in every day, but Friday is for extra special treats. (Sometimes, Monday is for extra special treats, … Continue reading

23. March 2012 by laura k
Categories: fruit, sweets | Tags: , , , | 2 comments

Winter Vegetable Stew with Rosemary Biscuits

My kitchen has been a bit quiet lately. I’ve been feeling a little down, and often when that happens, I start to rely on those culinary staples that are simple, and basic, and designed to make sadness feel a little … Continue reading

21. February 2012 by laura k
Categories: soups, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Chocolate Pudding with a Little Kick

We were driving back from Emeryville on Friday, after eating some extremely delicious sandwiches from the Vesta Flatbread truck. I was torturing poor Sean with my recent fascination with 1970s radio hits (the 60s, 70s, and 80s radio station on … Continue reading

14. November 2011 by laura k
Categories: sweets | Tags: , , , , , , | 6 comments

An Even Better Chicken Florentine

Over three years ago, I made Chicken Florentine for the first time, and ever since then, it’s been the most frequently viewed recipe on this site. By a landslide. The people, they love Chicken Florentine. But I’ve never been entirely … Continue reading

08. November 2011 by laura k
Categories: pasta, poultry | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Rigatoni with Braised Chicken in a Saffron Cream Sauce

I love magazines. I always have. I love the shiny pages and pictures, I even love the ads (yup, natural-born American consumer, right here). I collect them, and have a really hard time letting them go. Just ask my mom … Continue reading

30. September 2011 by laura k
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Double-Coconut Cream Pie

[Update: Think this pie looks delicious? Enter to win a copy of Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe by Monday, September 5, 2011 at 8 am.] Last June I received a cookbook to review from Library Journal that immediately sparked … Continue reading

09. August 2011 by laura k
Categories: sweets | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Mushroom, Chicken, and Spring Pea Penne

Sometimes, when I’m walking home from work in the evening, or sitting on BART heading into San Francisco, or wandering through the Rockridge Market Hall drooling over fresh pasta, I’m overcome by joy that I get to live here, that … Continue reading

16. May 2011 by laura k
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Creamy Mushroom and Chicken Pasta

I think for a minute there I started to go into hibernation. The grey and the cold and the snow, well, let’s just say it makes me feel awfully unmotivated. The lure of True Blood and Cougar Town, and of … Continue reading

07. December 2010 by laura k
Categories: pasta, poultry, sauces | Tags: , , , , , | 7 comments

Sweet Potato and Spinach Gratin

I’ll be honest, I had little niggling voices of doubt in the back of my mind as I started putting this dinner together. It sounds like a dubious combination: Sweet potatoes, spinach, garlic, and cheddar cheese? For reals? Well, I’m … Continue reading

04. March 2010 by laura k
Categories: vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , | 5 comments

Pasta with Creamy Ham and Mustard Sauce

This is one of those dinners that I threw together in an attempt to use up some of the things in my refrigerator and I am so pleased with that I’m adding it to the repertoire of regularly weeknight dinners. … Continue reading

23. December 2009 by laura k
Categories: pasta, sauces | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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