Monthly Archives: September 2010

Pan Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Remember that pumpkin from this post?  Well, we finally cut into it tonight.  It just seemed like the right thing to do.  A cold front has been pushing its way through Atlanta for the past two days . . . … Continue reading

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Lemon Basil Shortbread

We’re on a shortbread kick in the shoebox. Shortbread is kind of like ice cream – once you find a good recipe for the basic version, the only limit is your imagination. So we thought we were pretty clever when … Continue reading

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Autumn Soup

Dear Fall: Please arrive soon. Thanks, TheshoeboxKitchen Our letters of petition have made no impression on the change of seasons, despite the passing of the equinox.  But we’re tired of waiting, so we made a soup that will make you … Continue reading

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Cooking Class

There was no cooking in theshoeboxkitchen this weekend.  Instead, we decided to roll up our sleeves and learn some new tricks from a real chef at the Viking Cooking School. This cooking class was part of a birthday present to … Continue reading

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Redeeming the Chicken Breast

Let’s be honest here.  Boneless, skinless chicken breasts aren’t the easiest things to cook; in fact, they can be – well – quite boring.  With very little fat present and being all white meat, they aren’t just bursting with rich … Continue reading

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Colombian Coffee Ice Cream

For several reasons including, but not limited to, the following: summer weather is still here, we have an insatiable sweet tooth, we still haven’t returned the ice cream maker we borrowed weeks ago, we love coffee, we love ice cream, … Continue reading

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Ginger Snaps

Early morning temperatures in Atlanta this Labor Day weekend have been in the mid-50s.  It is always with bridled enthusiasm that we enjoy these first whispers of Fall, because around here we all know that the temperatures could climb back … Continue reading

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