Category Archives: Potluck

Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Salad

  I’m not going to bore you with a bunch of flowery talk about how good this salad is—there are plenty of people already doing that kind of writing. This delicious and healthy salad keeps in the fridge for about … Continue reading

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Impromptu: Golden Beet Salad

I threw this parts-bin special together after scoring some gorgeous organic golden beets at Ballard Market last week. My cooking method for the beets is as follows: Give them a light scrub, then place in a loaf pan. Cover with … Continue reading

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Cippolini en Agrodolce

12-15 small Cippolini (larger ones can be halved or quartered) 3 T evoo salt & freshly ground pepper 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 2 T aged balsamic vinegar Preheat oven to 400F. Place onions in a bowl of cold water … Continue reading

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Hummus is a delicious snack that’s easy to make and good for you. Don’t buy the stuff in the deli aisle, throw together your own in 5 minutes. Ingredients: couple cloves of garlic 1 can garbanzo beans, drained  (or soak … Continue reading

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Shepherd’s Pie

Upon finding myself with a shit-ton of root vegetables and some leftover mashed potatoes from Thanksgiving, I decided to make my first Shepherd’s Pie. It’s not especially difficult, but I haven’t made it, and when I get it in restaurants, … Continue reading

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German Goulash

I heavily adapted this recipe from one I found online when faced with the challenge of cooking for a German-themed potluck. olive oil 2 # stew beef 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 large onions, diced 2 large carrots, sliced (peel … Continue reading

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German-inspired slaw

I put this together when my CSA sent me a giant, perfect head of red cabbage, and I had an invite to a German-themed potluck. It is a simple riff, but good enough to write it down. Nothing is set … Continue reading

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