January 2013

Winter Breakfasts

January 31, 2013

For some reason, we think more about breakfast in the winter compared to any other time of the year – a hot bowl of oatmeal, a stack of pancakes, creamy corn grits, or poached eggs. After doing some searching around on Loulies, we thought we would post a few favorite winter-y breakfast options from the […]

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New Columbia Distillers is bringing boozy to the District with small-batch gin crafted locally in Ivy City, NE. Soft winter wheat is mashed and fermented, then concentrated and clarified in copper pots before the final step of distilling “hand-selected botanicals”. The product, Green Hat Gin, is the first legally distilled liquor to be produced in […]

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As seasonal food lovers, this simple soup combines ingredients we generally have on hand: chipotles en adobo, cilantro, onion, pantry spices and the feature ingredient – butternut squash. It’s a delicious soup. To make it even more nourishing, elegant and mouth-watering, garnish with a variety of ingredients that add texture and bite. Try strips of […]

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We thought we would do a “part two” on a post we did a while back titled List of Non-meat Sources of Protein. Still, there seems to be this constant struggle with how to get protein if you decide to cut back on cooking with meat and dairy ingredients. Part of the problem is probably […]

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“I heard you are not supposed to wash mushrooms with water, but rather rub them with a cloth to get them clean” was a question that came up recently while cooking in the kitchen. Yes, we have heard that too, but who has time and does it really make a difference? We did a quick […]

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Pickled Shrimp

January 3, 2013

This party pleaser was perfect for this past week’s multi-family potluck supper. We served it in a large, glass cookie jar accompanied by long, wooden skewers and holiday napkins. It’s delicious as an appetizer, as well as topped on greens for lunch or dinner. It needs at least 24 hours marinating time, so try it […]

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