Unfortunately I don't remember which cookbook we used for this Cream of Leek Soup a couple of weeks ago. Possibly Deborah Madison... What with the holidays we won't be having Sunday Night Soup again for a few more weeks.
I was very curious about the recipe for cornmeal served with molasses from Deborah Madison. Molasses has such a distinctive taste and I enjoyed the dish enough to make it again. It is a real change from an ordinary breakfast oatmeal porridge -- quite a delight to have in rotation.
Mom and Dad aren't sorry we opted not to serve brussels sprouts! We
did wonder about it since we enjoy them so much... but decided to play
it very safe! Here's they're cooked in water and then tossed with mustard butter and caraway seeds. Really good! Trust me...
Using the basic recipe for roasting fruit from A New Way to Cook, we served these roasted pears with vanilla ice cream. The roasting juice was Orange Blossom honey and vanilla with a bit of water -- very simple!
Our Sunday Night Soup this week was the fantastic garlic soup we tried months ago. Our menu was eclectic though because we served baked filo turnovers (that were stuffed with butternut squash) too. Be certain to check out the dessert entry coming next!!
Ahh... look at the pretty plate! The best two items turned out to be the mushrooms and the warm salad. The salad is flavorful with bulgur, carrots, onion, garlic, feta, and golden mushrooms. A mixup with oven temps negatively impacted both the butternut squash and the fish... Oh well!
For breakfast we ate baked apple with vanilla yogurt and granola. The Golden Delicious apple is one that will hold its shape very well while baking and so looks attractive as well as tasting luscious with the cinnamon and brown sugar!