Roasted Rolled Turkey Breast

I roasted this rolled, boneless turkey breast (unstuffed) on Friday night, and it made a lovely Shabbat dinner. I was inspired by Carrie’s roasted chicken, and how gorgeous it looked! It was just rubbed with some olive oil, ground sage, paprika, and garlic powder. This was my first time cooking a rolled roast like this, …

Crumbs, 5/22/08

In case just eating enough vegetables (or getting enough into our kids) wasn’t enough of a challenge, new research shows that how we prepare the veggies we eat greatly impacts their nutritive value. (See Finding the Best Way to Cook All Those Vegetables, NYTimes.com) I never would have guessed that boiling anything would be more …

Braised Skirt Steak with Garlic Sauce

This dish was a nice surprise — I chose it only because I wasn’t able to get to the grocery store, and yet I had everything I needed at hand. Usually I can get a feel for how something will taste after it’s cooked just by reading the ingredients, but the combination of whole cloves …