Dinner and Dessert

Dinner was very simple to put together. Spaghetti with Bolognese Sauce. And the sauce was already made. Just had to take it out of the freezer. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Bolognese Sauce=============== My recipe. (updated February 27th, 2004) Olive oil1 1/2 pounds lean ground steak or use 1/2 lean beef and 1/2…

Chinese and Chocolate

The Ultimate Chocolate Cake Or maybe I should title this Chocolate and Chinese since Moe had two pieces of chocolate cake before dinner. Around 4:00 pm. I waited until after 7:30 to serve dinner so he would be hungry again. You can find the recipe for Anna Olson’s Ultimate Chocolate Cake here. I found a…

Dinner with Matt and Dana

Our son Matthew, called on Thursday to say that he and his girl friend Dana would come up Saturday night for a visit. I love when he comes home just to hang. Dinner needed to be something easy since I was working Saturday. I presalted a couple of nice thick Prime Rib steaks Friday night….

Saucisson Au Chocolate et aux Figues

Saucisson au chocolat et aux figues Monique, shared this recipe on the Darling Bakers and on her own Blog – La Table De Nana. If you haven’t already found Monique’s blog you are now in for a real treat. I made it late last night just before going to bed. Didn’t have a chance to…

Dulce Le Leche

Rich and Decadent Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Dulce De Leche==============Preheat oven to 400°F. Pour one or two cans of sweetened condensed milk into a pie plate.Cover tightly with foil. Put plate in larger pan and pour in hot water. (bain marie). Bake for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Check after first…

All Day in the Kitchen

And loving every minute of it. I spent almost all day in the kitchen today. Started out early this morning feeding my sourdough starter and making a biga. While that developed I kneaded up dough for a batch of bagels. The last batch of bagels came out of the oven at 11:00 am. Next ,…

How to Spoil Dinner

Yeast Raised Donuts It’s easy. Just eat a couple of warm glazed donuts an hour before dinner. Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Yeast-Raised Glazed Doughnuts============================= Yeast-Raised Glazed Doughnuts From the King Arthur Flour All-Purpose Baking 1/2 teaspoon of salt1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg1/4 cup (1 3/4 ounces) sugar2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast3 cups (12…

Sunday Morning

Baked a batch of Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies. Still have lots of dough left for tomorrow. Then I put a half a turkey in the oven to roast before leaving for work. I had pre-salted this turkey on Friday night. Although we just had hot chicken sandwiches for dinner earlier this week, I offered…

More Squares and Bars

O’Henry Bars With or Without Chocolate Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table O’Henry Bars============Source: One of Patty’s recipes 18 Graham wafers1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 cup milk1 cup graham wafer crumbs1 cup shredded coconut1/2 cup chopped walnuts/pecans Icing 2 tablespoons butter (softened)1 1/2 cup icing sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 to 3 tablespoons milk Light…