The amount of times we cook is certainly not the exact amount of times I take the time to photograph, write and edit a blog post. I thought I’d share with you some of our un-edited lunches and dinners. If you’re definitely interested in any of the recipes, just leave a comment and I’ll try to get it up as soon as I can. 

Lunch cookery is normally done by me, since M. doesn’t really do big lunches. Dinner is more of his arena, and we share the tasks, making various components, testing out techniques and flavors but trying to keep the portions small. Enjoy this pictorial tour of our daily eats! 

Pizzettes topped with Ile de France Goat Cheese and homemade Fig-Cranberry Jam

Cauliflower and Potato tart over salad of greens and cherry tomatoes with Guacamole Dressing

Seared Chicken Breast over noodles cooked in demiglace and vegetables, topped with crispy chicken skin.

Orzo cooked risotto style with Morels and Peppers; Boneless Pork Chop topped with Apple Chutney

Our first meal as Mr. and Mrs. Murray! Truffle Mac and Cheese and Asian Chicken Wings from the Harborview Hotel

Cauliflower Soup with a garnish of ginger and apple

Sweet carrots roasting in Duck Fat (technique from the Eleven Madison Park Cookbook) 

Leftover Cauliflower soup with butternut squash risotto stirred in, topped with Bacon and Provolone

Roasted Chicken, Red Onions and Carrots; Chive Mashed Potatoes, Biscuits and Bacon Gravy

Who does all the cooking at your home? What’s your favorite meal to cook, lunch or dinner? Can’t wait to read all your comments, thank you for stopping by Cooking with Books! 

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  1. Good lord, but you people eat well! That does it; I’m coming to visit. 🙂

  2. Wait! What? You got married?! Well, it was about time, you know how to cook. 🙂

    Congratulations my dear, you have my very best wishes. Married life can be a source of bliss (I’ve been hitched for erm… 15 years I think). May your married life be happy, successful and forever. He is a very lucky lad.

  3. Yes, everything looks really yum! I need to make that Cauliflower and Potato tart. I love making the fake mashed with cauliflower.

    Latin (Caribbean foods) are my “go to”, sure thing fav foods: rice & beans, chuleta y ensalada de aguacate no doubt! I’ve managed to make healthier versions of foods including rice & pigeon peas with brown rice!