As a Halloween baby, it figures that I own pumpkin cookware such as a pumpkin-shaped spatula and cookie cutters…but now I get to add a pumpkin pot to the list! A Le Creuset pumpkin pot! This turned into a delicious fall meal: pot pie and a collard green salad!
As we were about to just throw together something, we realized that we could combine a couple of fun “first course” dishes that didn’t seem like too much work: fingerling potatoes with carrots and rutabagas. The vegetables were just boiled so all the deliciousness came from the greenmarket veggies themselves and the little touches in the sauces.
ib didn’t think he really liked lasagne! I proved him wrong! We used our greenmarket spinach, mushrooms, ricotta, mozzarella, and spicy Merguez lamb sausage to pull together a rich and zippy version of white lasagne. Along side, we roasted some greenmarket carrots to perfection.
A whole wheel of brie lying around in the fridge. Lots of jams, chutneys, and preserves left over from the holidays. Bread rapidly going stale. Dinner on a deadline. The obvious result of all this was baked brie. We threw in a side of glazed carrots, for good measure. Read the rest of this entry »
After all those Indian leftovers, we were feeling like a light, refreshing dinner. With the last of the carrots and celery as well as everything-bagel-croutons and leftover goat cheese we managed to work in a few more New Year’s leftovers as well.