This dish… It’s my liger, you see. A lion and a tiger mix, bred for its skills in magic. I took this and this, smushed them together and hoped for the best.
It’s like that one time on Full House. Michelle Tanner was working hard toward her cooking badge for the Blonde Kids of Nineties TV Troop or whatever, and put olives in chocolate pudding, calling it “Michelle’s Pudding Surprise…” OF COURSE Uncles Jesse and Joey and Co. pretended to like it, because come on–it’s the Tanners, and being much nicer and more wholesome than you and me is kiiiind of their thing.
Well. My point being: this tart is an experiment just like that, except I’m roughly 18% smarter than 5-year-old Michelle Tanner (sorry, kid–at least you’re cuter). This actually turned out really, really excellent. Think sweet, rich fall flavors, topped with tangy goat cheese and a drizzle of honey, cozied up in a buttery crust.
Posted in Appetizer, Baking, Fall, Main courses, Vegetarian
Tagged 90s tv, butternut squash, goat cheese, hazelnuts, herbs, pastries, red onion, tarts, thyme, vegetarian
Exciting news in science today, no?
But, one of my first thoughts, natch, was: I really, really wish NASA would stop obsessing about “Earthlike” planets. Have we no ambition? This place is great and all. I like dirt and the ocean and fish and everything. But things could be better. For example: earthquakes. Wouldn’t the ideal planetary surface have much less in the way of tectonic plates and much more in the way of plush rising bread dough? Think about it. That would be worth a 600-lightyear-long trip, perhaps. Although I suggest that we disinvite this one.
This is a lot of outer space talk for a food blog. I sorry. So let me awkwardly segue: Perhaps my ideal planet would also sprout forth butternut squash premixed with onion, walnuts, thyme and goat cheese?
Posted in Fall, Healthy (?), Main courses, Vegetarian
Tagged butternut squash, farro, goat cheese, herbs, Italian, red onion, thyme, walnuts, whole grains