Posts Tagged ‘cast iron’


Boyfriend showed me how to make Dutch babies (seen above and plated below), modified using Jules gluten free flour. They are unbelievably delicious. There is more butter in this recipe than you would ever want to know, but they’re amazing (with that much butter, how could they not, right?) They’re fluffy, kind of custardy at the bottom – but with a crispy ‘crust’ and edges from the cast iron – just amazing. Topped off with a squeeze of lemon and powdered sugar, they’re wonderful – artery clogging but, wonderful!


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Seen above, multi-colored pearl onions being fried with bacon in the cast iron skillet, on their way to becoming beef stew (which was delicious and perfectly combined with Monday’s sweet potato/swiss chard gratin leftovers). A complete (albeit rough) draft of my landscape paper comparing Villa Giulia and Villa d’Este is due tomorrow. Twenty (20) pages, not including images, notes, citations, etc., the longest paper I have ever written, is due tomorrow – and have I started it? No, of course not. I have roughly eight pages of quotes to support my argument, but no text. This is going to be a long, long night…

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Sprout me!

Ran around doing errands today, still not doing so well walking around… Went to Trader Joe’s and found Brussels sprouts on the stalk! How cool is that? They’re sweet and fresh and delicious and I could barely wait to come home and cook ’em up vis-a-vis White on Rice Couple’s recipe for Brussels sprouts baked with parmesan cheese! And you know what? They were amazing the recipe (while not low in calories…) was unbelievably delicious creamy cheesy Brussels sprout-y goodness – yum!

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