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Swiss Chard and Red Pepper Gratin

What? Another gratin? Has the kitchen really gotten this boring? Well, actually no. This gratin couldn’t be more different from last week’s Sweet Potato and Spinach Gratin. In fact, I’m not even really sure that this is a gratin. It … Continue reading

09. March 2010 by laura k
Categories: breakfast, eggs, grains, vegetables, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Poor Man’s Brioche

Brioche is the gold standard of bread. It’s incredibly tender crust and rich, buttery flavor purportedly lost Marie Antoinette her head when she callously prescribed it to her starving countrymen: It’s richness was so far out of their reach that … Continue reading

24. February 2010 by laura k
Categories: bread | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Laura’s Mike’s Mess

My first year of college I wasn’t quite ready to leave the comforting embrace of my small hippie college town. Unfortunately, I found it a little bit tricky to find a job in that town. I graduated during the last … Continue reading

08. January 2010 by laura k
Categories: breakfast, eggs | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 comments

Caramel Walnut Buche de Noel

When I was in high school I was a bit of a Francophile. Ok, I was a lot of a Francophile. I took French throughout high school, and most years our teacher would bring a buche de noel to share … Continue reading

16. December 2009 by laura k
Categories: sweets | Tags: , , , , , , | 2 comments

Cookie Time: Snickerdoodles

Snickerdoodles are a new holiday cookies for me. In fact, I don’t think I’ve made snickerdoodles since I was about 12 years old, when my friend Kari and I made a batch. We ate more of the dough than we … Continue reading

11. December 2009 by laura k
Categories: sweets | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

Greek Celebration Bread

Crazy, but true: I have been writing this here blog for three years today. A lot has happened in three years, and not just in the kitchen. I know I’ve said it many times before, but it’s true: When I … Continue reading

17. November 2009 by laura k
Categories: bread | Tags: , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Mushroom Sausage Puffs

I love puff pastry. I consider it a culinary wonder. But it’s not exactly something you can have for dinner every night, and most of the uses to which puff pastry can be put fall firmly in the appetizer category. … Continue reading

02. June 2009 by laura k
Categories: appetizers and snacks | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Peanut Butter Bread, new favorite breakfast

My housemate, Christa (of the Turkey Chili Rice fame) gave me a wonderful old cookbook for Christmas: Good Housekeeping’s Book of Menus, Recipes, and Household Discoveries, from 1922. The binding is delicate, the pages yellowed, and it has the great … Continue reading

13. January 2009 by laura k
Categories: bread | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

Eggplant Parm? Oh hell yeah!

Thank god things finally cooled off a little in this hellhole we call Boston. I wasn’t about to turn the oven on this week, and I had an eggplant in the fridge, patiently waiting to be put to good use. … Continue reading

14. August 2007 by laura k
Categories: pasta, vegetarian | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 11 comments

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