Archive for July 2011

Beef and Guinness Stew

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: cook something, meat and poultry, soups and salads

Author Dinah Bucholz developed the recipes for The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook. And while J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series, never mentioned the Weasleys are Irish, Bucholz made an executive decision and claimed them for Ireland. And then created a stew fit for that rambunctious clan.



Kreacher’s French Onion Soup

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: cook something, soups and salads

You’ll find onion soup mentioned in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Chapter 12.



Menu for Magical Fun

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: show tips, the show

If you’re reading this it’s because you’re a fan of Harry Potter. Busted! Don’t even try and deny it. You’re probably wearing a wizard’s robe and hat and temporary tattoo of Harry’s scar right now, too. No judgement.



Dinah Bucholz

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Dinah Bucholz, author of the Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, lives in Philadelphia with her husband, and to the sorrow of her four children, no pets. She spends her time cooking and writing and wearing a professional-looking white chef’s apron when she remembers to put it on.



The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook (podcast)

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

The final installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, opened around the world last weekend. So what do you do if you’re not quite ready to let go? You can eat your heart out, or you can eat dishes inspired by the movie from recipes found in the Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook.



Almond-Ginger-Peach Treacle Tart

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: baking and desserts, blog, cook something

Treacle is a byproduct of sugar refining, much like molasses. It’s used mostly in England and has a delicious taste. If you can’t find golden syrup (which is light treacle), you can use light molasses, dark corn syrup, or even pure maple syrup.



Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: baking and desserts, blog, cook something

Harry Potter fans and foodies have the chance to bring the magic into the kitchen with recipes from The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook.



How to Grow Kale

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: fall, Grow Something, winter

Another of those glorious cool season dark leafy greens, kale holds the promise of a happy palate, full stomach and good health.



Meet the Family

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Meredith says that most of her food experience came from being a stay-at-home mom trying to raise healthy kids on a limited budget.



Cooking With Kids

Jul 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Food has become all the rage: growing it, shopping for it, talking about it, photographing it and writing about it. Oh, and cooking it. This is mostly an adult playground, but it is one that should be made welcoming to children. After all, who’s going to cook for you when you’re old and gray?

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