Monday, September 7, 2009

stuff we're cookin'

This is potato leek soup, the first recipe in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, the first one that Julie from Julia and Julie made, and a very simple and very French soup that lasted us for a few days and brought us a bit of joy. It was very nice for the first days of September. It's starting to feel like fall here already and I love it. And I got to use my big pot!

And here we have some ribs that Eric and I made together, in honor of Labor Day weekend. We used a dry rub we made from a recipe on, one of my favorite food blogs, and had some Heinz bbq sauce for dipping. They only sell about 2 kinds here, but I was just happy to find it at all. I would've tried making my own, but decided not to in the end because I'm not that big into it so I just didn't care that much. This recipe is really really wonderful, by the way. Eric had never had any sort of southern-type bbq ribs at all, and he was very happy and impressed. And we don't have a grill, of course, but this recipe just calls for baking them in the oven, directly on the rack, so that's what we did. Awesome awesome awesome.

This is just a fun salad I made that was pretty so I took a picture.
And here is a scary-looking stuffed eggplant. It was pretty good but I don't think I'd bother with it again. More trouble than it was worth. Although I really like cooking with eggplant, I decided, and will do it more often in the future.

1 comment:

  1. Yummy. Everything looks good especially the soup and salad. Did you see the movie yet?