Monthly Archives: September 2009

Raspberry and Passion Fruit Mousse Cake

Friends Jennifer, Kevin and I get together occasionally at Bret’s Table to cook, what some would say are complicated desserts. That wouldn’t be my definition. We just cook whatever looking fun and interesting. Most recently we have been testing various French Macaron recipes, some with more success than others. To date though, we haven’t found […]
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Time out for Sushi!

Of all the places in the world, who would have thought that one could find excellent sushi in Little Rock, Arkansas? To my pleasant surprise that’s just what happened on a recent but unexpected trip to Jon’s home state. It had been a long week on the road via planes, trains and automobiles; eating way […]
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PastureLand brings back Meadowlark!

Goodhue, MN – (September 18, 2009) – Following their success at the American Cheese Society’s August competition, and the announcement of two ribbons for their cultured, Summer Gold butters, PastureLand Cooperative announces the return of Meadowlark, a memorably hearty and buttery, cloth-wrapped cheddar. We originally introduced Meadowlark as part of the Eat Local Challenge in […]
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Mac&Cheese, The Real McCoy, plus Veggies!

Jon planted a row of rainbow Swiss chard in the garden. It has been unbelievably prolific this summer. It’s great sautéed with some garlic or on the bottom of a quiche. I decided, however, to layer some sautéed leeks as well as some of the sautéed chard between macaroni noodles and cheese. PastureLand Summer Gold […]
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