September 2007 Roundup

I’m finally getting around to posting September’s roundup. But before I post the recipes, I just have a few administrative tasks to get out of the way….

First, if you want to go to the meetup at Stauf’s this upcoming Sunday, and either don’t know about it yet or haven’t signed up, go here and RSVP. And even if you can’t make it this Sunday, sign up for the group anyway, so that you can be notified of future events. For those of you who are coming or who might come, I can’t wait to meet you if I haven’t already. 🙂

Second, I’m going to be adding/revamping a few things over the next week or two. I have a bunch of updates to make to the Food Related Events section, along with updating the Food Blog Directory and adding/removing some restaurants in the menu section (is it just me or are as many restaurants closing as are opening these days?). Also, over the next month, I’m going to be adding a list of places to get local foods in Ohio. Keep an eye out for it.

Well, on to the roundup…

In savory recipes, Savory Apple Pizza from 1x umruhren bitte, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup and Tartes Tatins of Caramelized Red Onion and Goat’s Cheese from 80 Breakfasts, Mustard Vinaigrette Potato Salad and Mediterranean Burgers with Zucchini from Anne’s Food, Herbed Lentils with Bacon from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchen, Sweet Corn Fritters with Roast Tomato and Bacon from The Bacon Show, Leek and Sausage Orzotto from Bay Area Bites, Skillet Chicken Breast Aglio e Olio from Big Flavors, Bubby and Mom’s Chicken Soup and Matzo Balls from Braude’s Bites, Brioche from Cafe Fernando, Daisy Martinez Pollo Asada from Cheap Healthy Good, Tomato Lentils with Chicken & Basmati Rice from Coffee & Vanilla, Lois’s Best Dressing from The Cookbook Junkie, Risotto with Fresh Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, and Basil from Cooking in Kansas City, Katsu Chicken from Crispy Waffle, Leek and Potato Tart with Aged Cheddar from Definitely Not Martha, Spaghetti Squash Fritters from the delectable word, Hash Brown Quiche from Delectables and Other Adventures in Food, Leek and Potato Soup from Eat Me!, Easy Spaghetti Frittata from eat me, delicious, Parmesan and Sage Crusted Pork Chops with Asian Pears and Onions from erin’s kitchen, Smoked Paprika and Tarragon Compound Butter from Foodie NYC, Chicken with Cider and Calvados from French Kitchen in America, Brie Stuffed Farro Arancini with Truffle Oil from Fresh Approach Cooking, Herbed New Potato Salad with Green Beans from Gluten-Free Bay, Linguine with Anchovies, Garlic and Parsley from Italian Foodies, Spaghetti Squash Fritters from Janet is Hungry, Apple & Brie Stuffed Pork Chops from Joelen’s Culinary Adventures, Quail Egg Deviled Eggs and White Bean Bruschetta from Kirsten’s Home Cooking, Crockpot Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken from La Mia Cucina, Corn Soup, Fresh Herbs, and Paprika from La Tartine Gourmande, Tomato Egg Bake from Lisa’s Vegetarian Kitchen, Grilled Halloumi with Red Chili, Basil, Lime Juice and Olive Oil Dressing from Maninas: Food Matters, Hatch Green Chile Cream Sauce from Men in Aprons, Gyoza from My Kitchen, Biscuits and Gravy from The Pioneer Woman Cooks!, Nassau Grits and North Carolina Style Pulled Pork from Serious Eats, White Beans and Sausage from Simply Recipes, Rigatoni with Sausage, Pepper, and Onions from Smells Like Home, Tortilla de Patatas from Smitten Kitchen, Late Summer Pizza with Four Cheeses, Sweet Cherry Tomatoes, and Fresh Oregano from Stephencooks, Ricotta Spaetzle from Superspark, Spanish Burgers with Manchego and Chorizo Hash Browns from Sweetnicks, Pureed White Bean Soup from Trial and Error, Tomato Paella from The Wednesday Chef, Roast Pork Noodle Soup from Tigers & Strawberries, Asian Meatballs with Sesame Lime Dipping Sauce from What Did You Eat?, and Pintos with Polenta and Cilantro Cream from What Do I Know?

In sweet recipes, Grilled Figs Drizzled with Honey and Greek Yoghurt from 1x umruhren bitte, Coconut Almonds and Plum Tart and Figs and Almond Frangipane Tart from 64 sq ft kitchen, Pomegranate, Apple and Praline Powder Tart from A Foodie Froggy in Paris, Old Fashioned Banana Pudding Like Nannie Made from A Fridge Full of Food…, Butterscotch Tart from a whisk and a spoon, Pumpkin Pie Waffles from Annie’s Eats, Plum and Fig Flognarde from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchen, Apple Scone Cake from Baking in Oregon, Pumpkin Bread from bFeedMe, Toasted Almond and Strawberry Jam Cookie Sandwiches from Big Boys Oven, Caramel Puff Corn and Overnight French Toast from Bless Us O Lord…, Apple and Honey Cake from Chew on That, The Easiest Crispiest Yeasted Waffles from crispy waffle, Green Gage Plum and Pistachio Crumble from Desert Candy, Raspberry Ricotta Pancakes from EAT DRINK LIVE, Natasha’s Apple Cake from Feeding My Enthusiasms, Apple Strudel Bars from Food is Love, Apple Caramel Dip from Janet is Hungry, Fig Preserve Cake with Buttermilk Glaze from La Mia Cucina, Fig, Date and Walnut Scrolls from Life’s Smorgasbord, Plum Almond Tart from Love and Olive Oil, Almond Horns from Paved with Good Intentions, Rosa’s Spiced Apple Sorbet with Calvados from Pig in the Kitchen, Basque Apple Custard Tart from Sass & Veracity, Ricotta and Lemon Cake from Tartelette, Peanut Butter Cup Brownies from Two Novice Chefs, One Tiny Kitchen, Apple Cardamom Cupcakes with Salted Caramel from Vanilla Garlic, Meyer Lemon Curd Tart from Veronica’s Test Kitchen, White Chocolate Peach Torte from What Geeks Eat…, and Pear Crostade from winosandfoodies.

In informative posts, learn how to sweat onions and mushrooms at 101 Things Every Cook Should Cook, find out how to cook an artichoke at A Year at Oak Cottage, read top cooking tips from Ferran Adria over at Chez Pim, David Lebovitz provides 8 Tips for Using Olive Oil, learn how to season a wok at A Daily Obsession, learn how to pressure can and how to make Chinese chicken and pork stock from Tigers and Strawberries, and find out how to arrange a buffet table at Apartment Therapy.

I haven’t done much fine dining in my lifetime, but this meal The Hungry Hedonist had at Alinea looks absolutely amazing. Chicago is relatively close to Ohio, one of these days I’d love to go for a long weekend in Illinois with my husband and enjoy this for myself.

Leave it to Lisa the Waitress to sniff out what looks to be one of the best weekend brunch options in town. Here I thought L’Antibes closed, and now I find out that not only are they open, but are serving brunch? Oh my, that lobster and potato gratin with sunny side up egg has me drooling…

Can I take a second to say how (tongue-in-cheek) jealous I am of the get together some of the Daring Bakers had up in Cleveland a while ago? I know I’m no longer a Daring Baker (at least until the health issues clear up), but no love for the Columbus contingent, ladies? 😉 Well, at least I have a list of places I absolutely *have* to check out the next time I head to Cleveland, which recently has been about once a month or so…

Also, we’re still trying to firm up our plans for Thanskgiving, since it’s just my husband and I. Are there any other couples or singles or people without firm plans or a large family that want to get together for either a meal in a restaurant or a Thanksgiving potluck? If so, comment on this post and I’ll email you. 🙂 Alternatively, even if you aren’t interested, if you had to eat out for Thanksgiving, where would you go?

That’s it for now…keep an eye out for October’s roundup in the next week or so….

4 thoughts on “September 2007 Roundup

  1. breadchick

    Becke, I was thinking about you when I was flying to Cleveland and how cool it would be for the next time we were all hanging out in Ohio to kidnap you for a bit!

    AND, the next time I have a three hour layover in Columbus between jobs, I’m getting together with you!!

    Hope you are feeling better soon so you can come back and join our escapades!

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