Recipes by Eliot (Page 78)

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Roasted Hubbard Squash Soup

Roasted Hubbard Squash Soup by Eliot

A friend of mine always grows a ton of giant Hubbard squash. I will have to post a pic this fall when I get my allotment. These things almost look alien and they are huge. We have to take the garden machete to them and I have had to quarter some to even get them in the oven to roast.The first time I attempted to cook one, my…

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Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa by Eliot

Texas Citrus SalsaBy Eliot, on September 11th, 2010Last weekend we went to Houston to visit my in-laws. Stereotypically, I know that a visit to the in-laws is a dreaded event, but not with mine. I love to visit them and my mother-in-law is a great cook. She shared a couple of recipes with me that I want to pass along because they…

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Local Ratatouille

Local Ratatouille by Eliot

Usually, I realize after the fact that I have missed Lynne Rossetto Kasper and her Splendid Table show on NPR. This weekend I made sure to make time to listen (alas while I was cleaning house, however.)Lynne had on Francis Lam who talked about his “Weapons Grade Ratatouille.” He was so expressive and excited about this comfort dish,…

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Red, White, and Bleu Potato Salad with Roasted Garlic

Red, White, and Bleu Potato Salad with Roasted Garlic by Eliot

Patrioticism in the kitchen (or how I was inspired by what was on hand)By Eliot, on September 21st, 2010Patriotic Potato SaladI have been staring at a bowl of small red potatoes that we harvested quite some time ago. I really needed to do something with them. I had already made garlic roasted mashed potatoes and potato soup from…

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Stuffed Jalapenos

Stuffed Jalapenos by Eliot

Stuffed JalapenosBy Eliot, on October 2nd, 2010What a surprise when I went to the garden this morning. I found some HUGE jalapenos.Since we had already decided we would meet after yard work today for margaritas on the patio, I knew I had to make some stuffed peppers (the first of the season.)Stuffed JalapenosWash jalapenos and split…

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Sunday Morning Blueberry Muffins

Sunday Morning Blueberry Muffins by Eliot

Blueberry Muffins in a JiffyBy Eliot, on October 13th, 2010Last Sunday morning, I was again totally unprepared for breakfast. (See last weekend’s post.) I really needed to go to the grocery store and get staples, so I knew I did not have any milk in the house. I thought I might still have some frozen Morning Glory Muffins in the…

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Applesauce Cake

Applesauce Cake by Eliot

Using up my winnnings…By Eliot, on October 14th, 2010I received a letter last month stating that I might be a potential finalist in a cooking contest. The grand prize was a trip to NYC and the Food Network’s Food and Wine Festival (which was this last weekend). Needless to say, we spent last weekend working on the new garden,…

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Yukon Gold Loaded Potato Soup

Yukon Gold Loaded Potato Soup by Eliot

Comfort food: potato soupBy Eliot, on October 15th, 2010It was gloomy, cool, and rainy and I needed to start using our potatoes, so I knew that potato soup was the ticket for dinner that night.I used a little over a pound of our Yukon Gold potatoes (with a few Red Golds thrown in for interest.) I loved this concoction. Again, it…

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Sweet Potato Ravioli with Mascarpone and Sage

Sweet Potato Ravioli with Mascarpone and Sage by Eliot

Sweet Potato Ravioli with Mascarpone and SageBy Eliot, on October 16th, 2010A couple of weeks ago I had a butternut/mascarpone ravioli at a locally-sourced restaurant. The pasta was served with a sage brown butter sauce. I had been thinking about trying to recreate it and tried my hand at it last night.OMG! I don’t mind saying I…

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Heirloom Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Heirloom Apple Pie with Crumb Topping by Eliot

Heirloom Apple Pie with Crumb ToppingBy Eliot, on October 19th, 2010We were traveling to another city last weekend and stopped by their farmers’ market. There we bought enough Arkansas Black Apples for a pie. The proprietor of the stand could not praise these heirloom apples enough. According to him they are an excellent baking…

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