20, Apr 2011
Stir-fry noodles with chicken and broccoli

I based this recipe off the general approach in our favorite pad thai recipe, but with a soy-hoisin base instead of fish sauce-ketchup. It came out pretty good, though the sauce could be lightened a little (maybe reduce the soy and hoisin, maybe add a little lime or something). The…

8, Apr 2011
Julia Child’s Vinaigrette

E’s go-to salad dressing. Ingredients 1/2 Tbsp finely minced shallot or scallion 1/2 Tbsp Dijon-type mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 Tbsp wine vinegar 1/3 to 1/2 cup excellent olive oil, or other fine, fresh oil Freshly ground pepper Directions Shake all the ingredients together…