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I'm a writer. I write about food, parenting, and diet, and the places where those three things intersect. Which is the most important? Not diet, I'm sure, but I go back and forth on the other two.

Sunday, January 16, 2005



Adventures in Recipe Testing: Spanakopita (no recipe; it sucked)
Artichoke Tortellini Primavera
Artichoke Ravioli with Herb Sauce
Baked Whole-Wheat Penne & Roasted Eggplant
Black Bean, Corn, and Tomato Salad
Black Lentil Stew (leave out the optional chicken broth)
Broiled (or Grilled) Ravioli
Corn, Zucchini, and Tomato Pie
Escarole Braised with White Beans (substitute water or vegetable broth)
Grandpa’s Kitchen Sink Tuna Salad
A Greekish Orzo-Tomato Salad (leave out the chicken sausage)
Lemony Broccoli and Chickpea Pasta
Macaroni & Cheese
Mushroom Risotto
Mushroom, Zucchini, and Escarole Frittata
Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Figs, and Mint and a variation, Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Butternut Squash, and Sage
A Quick Ratatouille-ish Stew (substitute vegetable broth)
Salad for Dinner
Spaghetti alla Puttanesca (uses anchovies)
Three-Bean Turkey Chili
Tomato Tomato Tomato
Tuna, Farro, and White Bean Salad
Vegetable Couscous (with Chicken, if you want)


American Chop Suey
The Barefoot Contessa’s Barbecue Sauce
The Barefoot Contessa’s Turkey Meatloaf
Braised Chicken with Artichoke Hearts, Mushrooms, and Pappadew Peppers
Brisket with Dried Cherries and Crimini Mushrooms
Chicken Adobo
Chicken Chili
Chicken Puttanesca with Mushrooms
Chicken with Potatoes, Mushrooms, and Vinegar Peppers (Chicken a la Cono)
Chipotle Turkey Burgers
Cinnamon-Scented Buffalo Stew
Fricasseed Chicken Breasts with Fresh Herbs and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Garam Masala Chicken
A Greekish Orzo-Tomato Salad
Grilled Chipotle-Tequila-Lime Chicken
Herb-Crusted Baked Chicken with Tomato-Peppadew Salsa
Little Gram's Meatballs
Little Gram's Sauce
A Pilaffy-Type Thing for Dinner (no recipe)
Pomegranate Chicken
Sesame Noodles with Shredded Chicken
The Simplest Herb Marinade Ever
Smothered Chicken, Jewish Style
Spaghetti with Turkey-Pesto Meatballs
Spicy Sauteed Tilapia with Olives and Grape Tomatoes