Month: October 2012

Buttermilk Biscuits

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bread / In the Kitchen
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When I was in high school what we called“the roach coach”, rolled up come lunch-time. It was selling all sorts of delicious read really unhealthy food stuffs. Once a week it stopped at KFC; loading up on chicken and biscuits. I would queue for the length of our lunch break, for those biscuits. Big, fluffy & buttery, they were just the nutritious lunch i needed (ha ha). Those days are long gone. Roach coaches are […]

Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart

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eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen / savory tarts
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I was able to pick up swiss chard, for a song, at this week’s market. Now, creating meals around this favorite green, has been my charge. This morning I was longing for the buttery crust of pie with the wholesome chew of comfort. I threw together this tart in a jiff, simply using larder staples. Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Tart 1 pie crust–press in to an 8-9″ tart pan 1 medium sweet potato–1/4″ slice […]

Zucchini-Chevre Spoon Bread

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bread / eggs & dairy / In the Kitchen
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A few days back; Mike, fresh from visiting our long neglected garden presented me with an enormous zucchini. Confession I sorta only grow zucchini for flowers. Occasionally, a few squash survive. When they do grow this large, I use them for bread. Sometimes sweet, sometimes savory. This spoon bread is a great side dish. It also rocks, scooped warm and soft, as a bed for caramelized onions, sunny side up eggs and crispy bacon. Best.Breakfast.Ever. […]