April 2010 Roundup

I’m so glad that I’ve had the past couple weeks off school – it’s given me the chance to get caught up with some of my blogging – here’s April, with May coming as soon as I can get it formatted. 🙂 Luckily, lots of these warm weather ingredients are still available, giving you a chance to enjoy spring favorites before summer fruits and veg start coming in.

In savory recipes, Peach Chutney and Steelhead Trout from A Feast for the Eyes, Bubble and Squeak with Bacon and Fried Egg and Old Bay Seasoned Crispy Crumb Chicken from A Glug of Oil, Seared Scallops, Carrot Fritters, and a Yoghurt Dressing from All That Splatters, Twice-Cooked Pork Belly with Toffee-Crisp Crackling from Almost Bourdain, Bulgur Kofte from Almost Turkish Recipes, Arroz Verde al Poblano from Almost Vegetarian, Crispy Mexican Chicken from Amanda’s Cookin’, Yogurtlu Kofte Kebabi (Lamb Kebab with a Spicy Tomato and Yogurt Sauce) from Amuse Bouche, Chicken Tamale Casserole from …and a cookie for dessert, Spaghetti and Stuffed Mini Meatballs from Angel in the Kitchen, Fresh and Creamy Cauliflower Soup from Annarasa, Japanese Braised Pork Belly (Buta no Kakuni) from Appetite for China, Salmon with Lentils from April’s Home Cooking, Mexican Bean Dip from bFeedMe, Layered Stuffed Cabbage Bake from Big Red Kitchen, Iskender Kebab with Meatballs from Binnur’s Turkish Cookbook, Guacamole Chicken Salad from The Bitten Word, Ramps with Linguine and Fried Egg from Blue Kitchen, Asian Baked Chicken from ButterYum, Cilantro-Pesto Salmon with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Poblano Peppers from Cara’s Cravings, Spiced Black Eyed Peas from Chef in You, Fast Taco Rice from Chef Tess Bakeresse, Roasted Red Pepper and Feta Rice and Deviled Ham Sandwich from Closet Cooking, Tortilla Espanola from Cooking 4 the Week, Hickory House Barbecue Baked Beans from Cooking Claire, Smoked Cheddar, Chorizo and Green Onion Macaroni and Cheese from Daily Unadventures in Cooking, Chicken Milanese with Spring Greens and Parmesan-Browned Butter Orzo from Delectable Dining, Slightly White Trash Ham and Cheese Egg Casserole from Diana Takes a Bite, Carne Guisada (Mexican Beef Stew) from Dinner & Dessert, Thai Noodle and Prawn Salad from Dinner Diary, Pizza Bowties with Italian Sausage from Eat at Home, Soba Noodles with Grilled Shrimp and Cilantro from Eat. Drink. Think., Citrus Potato Salad from The Endive Chronicles, Rice Noodles with Shrimp and Cilantro from evil chef mom, Clams Casino from EZ Home Cooking, Mexican Steak Pizza from Food o’ del Mundo, Mexican Pizza from For the Love of Cooking, Quick & Easy Palak Paneer from Fun and Food Cafe, Ham and Brie Sandwich with Agugula from Gastronomer’s Guide, Baked Lump Crab Cakes with Red Pepper Chipotle Lime Sauce from Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes, Beef Cheek Ragu with Wild Garlic Gnocchi from Girl Interrupted Eating, Kibbeh Balls without Stuffing from Hommus & Tabbouli, Alaskan King Crab Cakes with Dijon Aioli from Hot off the Garlic Press, Spicy Shrimp with Buckwheat Soba Noodles from The Kitchen Illiterate, Chicken Udon Noodle Soup from Life’s Ambrosia, Southwest Rice and Corn Salad from Lindsey’s Luscious, Cobby-Chef Salad from Missy’s Recipes, Teriyaki Turkey Burgers from my kitchen addiction, Mexican Black Bean Chicken Cakes from My Suzy Homemaker, Smothered Cabbage Risotto from Not Derby Pie, Cheesy Orzo Pilaf from One Perfect Bite, Chicken Tequila Burgers from Pink Parsley, Orzo Risotto with Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil from Runs with Spatulas, Maine Lobster Rolls from Seasaltwithfood, Roast Pork Belly from she craves, Moros y Cristianos from Sticky, Gooey, Creamy, Chewy, Seared Scallops with Lime and Miso Dressing on Avocado Puree from thepassionatecook, Seared Salmon with Spinach and Creamy Roasted Peppers from We [Heart] Food, Cindy’s Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Salad from What’s For Dinner?, and Beef Short Rib Fricassee from Wrightfood.

In sweet recipes, Chocolate Crescent Rolls from April’s Home Cooking, Strawberry Shortcake Scones from Arctic Garden Studio, Orange-Scented Sweet Potato Cake from Bless Us O Lord, Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Bites from Carmen Cooks, Triple Chocolate Mousse Cake from Delicious Dishings, Snickerdoodle Cupcakes from Dinner & Dessert, Orange Ricotta Pound Cake with Strawberries from Gimme Some Oven, Chocolate Cannolis from Lobster and Fishsticks, Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips from Mary Ellen’s Cooking Creations, Carrot Cake with Pineapple and Coconut and Brown Butter Rum Cream Cheese Frosting from Nook & Pantry, Coco au Miel from :pastry studio:, Raspberry Jelly Candies from Playing House, Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Raspberry Sauce from Recipe Shoebox, Pasteria with Balsamic Strawberries and Basil from Sass & Veracity, Raspberry Long Island Ice Tea from sjgourmet, and Buttermilk Pie from Way More Homemade.