Crikey, has it really been three years since I updated this? I promise to be a better mommy to my brand. I won’t spoil it for you but I feel like that Mother at the end of “El Orfanato” when she finds out what happened to her kid.
So! I’ll just jump back into this like I was never gone.
I was told the dressing my roommate Jerry had on his Warm Arugula Dinner Salad at Hattie’s in Saratoga, NY (so good! I’m having that next time I go or attempting a version at home soon) was apple cider vinaigrette, but the website says it’s served with lemon maple vinaigrette. Whatever. I’m trying both.
As I lacked the apple juice or cider for the former, I did have all the ingredients for the latter and made it instead. Test tasting it, I found it a bit too oily. I added 4 more tbsps of maple syrup. I may add a smidge more lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. But I’m gonna let the flavors marry for a day and see how I like it before I start messing with it.
Anyway, here’s this recipe http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/lemon-maple-vinaigrette-10000001559152/
My apartment is freezing so I’ve been baking a lot lately to warm the place up, as well as keep my culinary hands nimble.
I always double the recipe for my graham cracker crust. I find it provides a more solid base that stands up better when slicing and serving. I don’t pre-bake it as some recipes call for, as the baking of the cheesecake is enough, in my opinion, to suffice.
Hardcore Foodity (dot com) is no longer. I’ve cancelled the website and am solely posting here. I’m sorry to have lost all my old posts, my friends’ submissions (Miss Ida Feltersnacks and Meredith Munchies) as well as all the lovely pictures taken from before.
However, like the phoenix and my homemade bread dough, we shall rise again! There will be soup.
I move into my apartment next week and will be preparing for The Island of Misfit Turkeys Thanksgiving Potluck. All those folks flying solo for the holidays are now welcome to congregate at my new apartment and stuff themselves silly. :)
Stay tuned, lovelies.
London. Again. But for longer this time.