Yellow Rose Recipes*. This is one of those books that I love, but for some reason**, it kinda languishes on the shelf. It pretty much always comes up in the cookbook challenge, and I know I've written about a couple of recipes here (the Sloppy Joannas for sure - they're the best sloppy meat-like substance I've ever eaten).
Because I've used it for so many challenges, there really aren't that many recipes I want to make that I haven't already. I'm terrible about making sides, though, so there were actually quite a few that I could choose from. Tonight, I didn't feel like cooking what I'd originally planned (I didn't feel like cooking at all, really), so I decided that I could at least chop up a head of cauliflower and made the Braised Cauliflower.
Now I loves my cauliflower, but I almost always eat it roasted. Every time I try to do something else with it, I pretty much just wish that I'd roasted it. But I persevered, and I'm glad I did. This recipe was fast and simple. It took all of 30 minutes from taking the cauliflower out of the fridge to sitting down and shoveling it in my mouth. I got everything cooked in that time (possibly even less - I can't be sure because I wasn't paying attention), which is always a huge plus.
The only change I made is that I sprinkled on some nooch (after I tried a piece) - it was OK without, but amazing with. But there really isn't much you can change about this recipe - it has very few ingredients.
I can definitely see myself making this again. It's not exactly like roasted cauliflower, but it's certainly less calorific, and it was nearly as tasty.
I probably should've mentioned earlier about the lack of pictures. I'm sure I talked about this last year, but it's pretty much always dark by the time food is ready. Also, one of the lights in my awful kitchen is jacked up, so I have even less light than I would normally, and the light in the sitting room makes everything look yellow. So, I'll try to get pictures of stuff that I make during daylight hours, but otherwise, sorry.
*The original YRR is out of print, so I've linked to Joanna's newest collection, which has YRR favourites and a few from her zines. Go buy it!
**The reason is my kitchen - I hate my kitchen. Did I mention that?