It’s so wonderful having talented friends. My friend Logan, who was cool enough to go to culinary school in Italy, can make a three course meal out of leftovers. Seriously.

So we have all this food in our pantry/fridge/freezer, leftover from parties, chef supplies, ambitious farmers’ market trips, etc. I was a bit overwhelmed with it, and didn’t feel like cooking, and didn’t want to throw stuff away, so I invited Logan to come over and cook from my pantry. Aren’t I a good friend?

I sent him photos of all our food. A few examples:

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Then last night he showed up with an onion, a bit of leftover aioli, and some pastry dough. And then he got to work.

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He made cauliflower fritters with some amazing dipping sauce.

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He roasted kabocha squash. He made tofu, collard green, pepper and cheese empanadas.

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He made sweet empanadas filled with pate de tartiner and pomegranate-orange marmalade. No big deal.

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He’s quite the kitchen genius – thank you, Logan!

Comments

  1. Erin says:

    This was like porn. Make Logan do this every week. That is, if he’s comfortable doing porn. (Rachel? Yes, okay? Husband cooking porn?)

  2. Rachel says:

    Erin, I’m ok with husband cooking porn! Though I feel like there might be a better way to arrange those words. Porn of Husband Cooking?

    C & J, THANK YOU for having Logan over for a Pantry Challenge and for letting me tag along! Looks like we have to do this a couple more times before the Big Move. :D

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