State of the Union Stroganoff

27 Jan 2010

As we’ve visited the greenmarket lately, we’ve noticed the sharp decrease in vegetable options, so much so that mushrooms have become the spotlight—3 pounds this week!  Two of them were set aside for this hearty winter Stroganoff.  We even got enough steak to use the rest of the beef in the Stroganoff as well.  Unfortunately, we didn’t get everything done before the State of the Union started, so there was some running back and forth between the (diagonal) kitchen and the nearest computer with a reliable Internet connection.  (What’s TV?)

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Spinach and cheese strata

16 Jan 2010

Of course, it was only after slaving away New Year’s Day morning, trying to prepare for our brunch (with lw‘s help), that we noticed Smitten Kitchen’s advice on how to host brunch (and still sleep in).  While that post was no longer of any use to us (for the time being), we were fascinated by SK’s new favorite egg dish, the spinach and cheese strata.  We figured that preparing it Saturday night was a perfect, hassle-free way to get started on a busy Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »