|Two new dragon eggs, just starting to hatch. Evelyn’s latest creations.
I’m starting my kitchen wrap-up with these great ceramics though they are actually in the living room!
What’s new in my kitchen in April?
|One of two small bowls Evelyn made.
|Inside our new kitchen cabinet.
|A new rack for skillet lids and a new insert that
makes our biggest pot into a steamer.
|New ceramic-clad skillet (as Consumers’ Reports recommends).
In the skillet: salmon croquettes.
|Ever-Green Vietnamese by Andrea Nguyen.
Newly published cookbook! We hope it re-energizes our
vegetable-focused cooking efforts.
|New storage containers in place of the repurposed cookie
boxes I’ve been using. Recommended by the NYT (link)
From our kitchen: food and drinks
|Mushrooms in red wine with new potatoes. A great non-meat dish!
|Mushrooms cooking in our new ceramic-clad skillet.
|Asian shrimp, bok choi, and rice. And some nice wine.
|Kung-pao chicken. Another dish from Len’s Asian recipe adventures.
A leg of lamb ready for the oven, coated with mustard sauce and rosemary leaves. Our favorite roast!
This is Julia Child’s recipe from the original Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
The lamb and broccoli were served at our Passover dinner.
|West-Indian lamb curry. Using lamb from the leg of lamb in the previous photo.
|Steamed eggs made in the new steamer. The recipe comes from Fuchsia Dunlop’s cookbook.
|Drinking: LaCroix from Costco.
In Carol's Kitchen
|Carol's Indian chicken (from a Madhur Jaffrey cookbook), Jason's spinach paneer, and Carol's rice.
Good food for a family celebration of a cousin's graduation.
|Celebrating a Michigan graduation: the father of the graduate made an unbelievable mousse cake
decorated with the Michigan "M."
|Before the cake was cut.
Recycling and Composting in my Kitchen
|We also respect the recycling rules!
|Cans and bottles in Michigan have a deposit
of 10¢ — a very good law!