March 2009 Roundup

I’m not sure if any of you are aware of the method of generating these roundups. I have 5,000+ rss feeds for food blogs in my feed reader, and usually just save the recipes that sound interesting to me. Believe it or not, even without every blog posting every day, it’s not unusual to open up my feed reader when I wake up and see 2,000-3,000 new posts. That’s an amount that’s doable, if I keep up it with it on a daily basis. However, miss a day or two, and you fall behind – far, far behind. I’ve spent the past 6 months trying to catch up. At the worst of it, I had 40,000+ messages in the feed reader, with more coming every minute. But I can finally gladly say that I’ve *finally* made my way through Bloglines, and am caught up (at least when it comes to reading).

So here’s the first of four new roundups, the last of which will bring us to the end of June. I’ve already got them written, so it’s just a matter of formatting them and posting them. I should be able to get that done by this time tomorrow, which will free up my time for doing other things that have been neglected – like updating menus, events, and starting to clear out the backlog of blog posts and restaurant reviews. As always, thank you all for being so patient. 🙂 So without further delay, here’s March’s notable recipes:

In sweet recipes, Chocolate Matcha Bundt cake from 17 and Baking, Applesauce Snack Cake from A Whisk and a Spoon, Thai Pineapple Curry Banana Bread from Airy Fairy Cupcakes, Lemon-Blueberry Muffins from Alexandra’s Kitchen, Peach Pancakes from, Enriched Cream of Wheat with Egg and Vanilla from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Lemon Lime Meltaway Cookies from Appoggiatura, Chocolate Matcha Bundt Cake from Bakerella, Buttermilk Lemon Bars from Baking Bites, Cherry Swirl Coffee Cake from Bunny’s Warm Oven, Strawberry Sherbet from Cafe Johnsonia, Victoria Toffee Salted Butter Caramel Ice Cream from Chocolatechic, Caramel Brown Butter Shortbread from Clumbsy Cookie, Amaretti-Stuffed Nectarines from Cook (almost) Anything at Least Once, St. Andre Dessert Tart from Cooking with Anne, Snickerdoodle Blondies from The Crepes of Wrath, Peanut Butter and Jelly Shortbread Wedges and Blood Orange Sorbet from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody, French Silk Pie from Dinners for a Year and Beyond, Sincere Strawberry Cupcakes from Dozen Flours, Banana Maple Oatmeal Porridge with Buttered Apples from Eat and Be Happy,  Fig Nut Bread from Elle’s New England Kitchen, Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Muffins from Epicurean Escapism, White Chocolate Lime Cookies from Evil Shenanigans, Lemon-Ricotta Fritters with Strawberry Curd from Half Baked, Spicy Vanilla Rice Pudding from Healthy Delicious, Meyer Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Wild Blueberries from Jerry’s Thoughts, Musings, and Rants!, Banana Nut Oats from The Little Red Hen, Orange Panna Cotta from Me and My Three, Buttermilk Blueberry Muffins from “Mommy? I’m Hungry!”, Kuih Keria (Fried Sweet Potato Donut) from My Asian Kitchen, Gooey Cookie Pie Bites Our Best Bites, Homemade Orange Marmalade from Oven Love, Strawberry Yogurt Panna Cotta from Passionate About Baking, Chewy Dark Chocolate-Cherry Cookies from real life foodie adventures, Ricotta Beignets with Red Wine Berry Coulis from Restaurant Girl, Apple Cake with Toffee Crust from Technicolor Kitchen, Blood Orange Cheesecake from Under the High Chair, and Butterscotch and Banana Pound Cake from vanilla sugar.

In savory recipes, Halushki from A Fridge Full of Food, Roast Brisket with Melting Beans from A Good Appetite, Ginger, Scallion and Garlic Shrimp from A Taste of Home Cooking, Goat Cheese and Tapenade Sausage and Peppers Pasta from A Year in the Kitchen, Dungeness Crab Soup from Accidental Hedonist, Cod in Champagne Sauce with Saffron Pasta and Porcini Gnocchi from Almond Corner, French Lasagna from Always Tie Your Apron Strings, Fresh Ricotta from Angry Asian Creations, Rigatoni with Shredded Pork in Mustard Cream Sauce and Wheat Berry Salad with Blood Oranges, Feta and Red Onion Vinaigrette from Apartment Therapy: The Kitchn, Dirty Risotto from Apple a Day, Kimchi Fried Rice from Baking Cottage, Hash Brown Quiche from Barbara Bakes, Cream of Cauliflower Soup from Big Black Dog, Irish Eggs Benedict from Big Red Kitchen, Thai Curry Lime Noodle Soup with Fried Egg from bitchincamero, Roasted Bay Scallops with Brown Butter and Shallots from Bitten, Risotto with Duck and White Balsamic Vinegar from The Bitten Word, Orange Marmalade BBQ Ribs, Slow Cooker Chicken Tagine and Filipino Egg Rolls (Lumpia) from Blisstree, Mongolian Beef from Blog Chef, Slow Cooked Lamb Ragu from BookTheCook, Cabbage Vareniki from Carrots ‘N’ Cake, Rainbow Colcannon from Cave Cibum, Spicy Southern Fried Chicken from Christie’s Corner, Vietnamese Chicken Salad from Cookography, Chicken Paillards with Basil Cream and Balsamic Vinegar from Cooking in Kansas City, Foolproof Chicken (Pollo Pendejo) from Cooking in Stilettos, Garlic Shrimp in Coconut Milk from crispywaffle, Spring Asparagus Puff from Cucina Panzano, Grandma Maroni’s Smackdown Italian Meatballs from Culinspiration, Steak and Guinness Pie from The Cutting Edge of Ordinary, Spicy Potato Skins from The Daily Spud, St. Paddy’s Day Potato and Kale Croquettes from Delicious By Nature, POM and Balsamic-Glazed Chicken from Diana Takes a Bite, Truffle Salted Roast Potatoes from Diary of a Fanatic Foodie, Pork Hock and Butterbean Stew from Dinner Diary, Farro Salad with Asparagus, Tomatoes, and Feta from Dishing Up Delights, Eggs in Purgatory from Divine Domesticity, Potato and Kale Frittata and Goat Cheese & Herb Gougeres from eggs on sunday, Savoury Crispy Bacon & Cheese Muffins from Elinluv’s Tidbits Corner, Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms from Elizabeth’s Edible, Sauteed Beet Greens with White Bean Mash on Toasted Baguette Slices from Elle’s New England Kitchen, Creamy Shrimp Scampi from Everyday Cookin’, Honey Mustard Chicken from Erica’s Kitchen Adventures, Lemon Frittata with Leeks and Goat Cheese from Food alla Puttanesca, Smoked Salmon, Leek and Goat’s Cheese Quiche from For the Body and Soul, Sandra’s Jucy Lucy from Full Bellies, Happy Kids!, Sweet Potato-Red Lentil Coconut Curry from happyveganface, BLT Salad from Hold the Onions, Green Chili Chicken Soup from Hot Off the Garlic Press, Caramelized Onions Fettucini from Karma-Free Cooking, Grilled Moroccan Chicken from La Petite Chef, Rosemary Mustard Pork Chops, Fried Risotto Cakes and Brown Sugar Glazed Meatloaf from Le Petit Pierogi, Greek Cinnamon Stewed Chicken from Lorence’s Kitchen, Pasta Pie from Noble Pig, Chicken and Risotto Milanese from the practical gourmet, Asparagus and Egg Spring Pizza from Pro Bono Baker, Grilled Ham Steaks from Recipe Collector and Tester, Shepherd’s Pie with Toasted Leeks and Irish Cheddar from Recipe Play, Thai Red Curry with Chicken Thighs, Sweet Potatoes and Fresh Bamboo Shoots from Restaurant Widow, Crispy Salmon with Lentils du Puy and Two-Mustard Creme Fraiche and Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki from Serious Eats, Anazaki Bean Dip from Simple Daily Recipes, Fettuccine with Creamy Tomato Italian Sausage Sauce from Simply Recipes, Matt’s Tortillas from Simply YUM, Grandma’s Beef and Noodles from The Spiced Life, Macaroni and Cheese Tartlette with Mushroom Veloute from Spork or Foon?, Homemade Ricotta from Technicolor Kitchen, Tiny Tacos from Time in the Kitchen, Buffalo Blue Creamed Orzo with Turkey Meatballs from Vanilla Basil, Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms from Vintage Victuals, Duck Legs with Pear, Currant and Balsamic Sauce from We Are Never Full, Cobb Salad Sandwich from Wives with Knives, Beef, Mushroom and Rice Noodle Salad (Goi Bo) from wrightfood, and Pão de queijo from yummy!!.

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