Tasty Tangents

Food, life and other morsels

April 24, 2009
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Testing a Twitter recipe

So last night saw my first attempt to try one of the recipes supposedly posted on Twitter (I’m not on Twitter, so I can’t say for sure). I decided on the chicken, since it seemed so simple. The recipe goes … Continue reading

March 24, 2009
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Instant Polenta

There are some wonderful innovations that have come about in recent years, not the least of which is instant polenta. Similar to Grits, the boiled cornmeal dish is reminiscent of oatmeal or cream of wheat in terms of texture, but … Continue reading

March 20, 2009
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Dealing with diets

It seems that in my family household someone was always on some kind of a diet, and my mom always did her best to cater to that person’s needs. (Along with the taste preferences of everybody else.) With four kids … Continue reading

March 18, 2009
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One pan pasta

Ingredients: -1/2 cup butter -1 tbsp olive oil -2 cloves garlic -500g assorted mushrooms (ex. shiitake, cremini, white and oyster) -300g spinach -1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for serving -1/2 cup roasted pine nuts -salt, pepper and nutmeg … Continue reading