Tag Archives: Butter

Linguine with pink sauce

It’s a cold night tonight, and even the cat is hungry for some comfort food. In her case, it was a bite of triple cream brie (she’s fond of dairy); in our case, it was a big bowl of pasta. … Continue reading

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Pan-seared trout with buerre blanc

As you can see, the first gardenias of the year have just come into bloom — a noteworthy occasion to me, since gardenia is one of my favorite smells of all time. This being a food blog rather than one … Continue reading

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Homemade Butter

In this amazing age of supermarkets and convenience stores, why would anybody want to make their own butter? For the food nerd in me, the answer is simple: to see if I can. But I came to home butter-making for … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Sage

Autumn is my favorite of all the seasons, and there aren’t many foods that I associate with the fall and winter holidays more than sweet potatoes.  They’re very versatile, because in addition to the classic (and delicious) sweet potato pie, … Continue reading

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Herbed Blue Cheese Butter and Filet Mignon

Jess and I take a very simple view of making a steak: a good cut of meat, salt and pepper, and a good sear. Serve rare. We don’t use rubs or marinades with a good steak, and god forbid pouring … Continue reading

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