The "What, ME Cook?" Book

by dr bob jantzen and ms_ani sarkahian

Contents by Category

cheesecakes

(simple) soft touch cheesecake

I-11

cheesecake di bob: versione italiana

I-12

cheesecake supplement (USA -> ITALY)

I-13

no excuses left cheesecake

I-15

bob's converted Lindy's strawberry cheesecake

I-16

carlo's choice of chocolate chip cheesecake

I-18

why pumpkin pie? (cheesecake!)

I-20

hassling with hazelnuts

I-25

hazelnut cheesecake [web version]

I-26

an even better cheesecake: guavaberry / lingonberry cheesecake
  [web version]

I-27

cheesecake al limoncello 96-10
carrot cake cheesecake 96-16
brownie cheesecake torte 97-10
hazelnut cheesecake revisited: the gianduia variation 98-05
millennium cheesecake four-pack 99-14
mango yoplait cheesecake 00-07
strawberry mango (dulce de leche, whatever) yogurt cheesecake and
  dulce de leche cheesecake: the upgrade

00-19

cappuccino cheesecake

02-05

especial chocolate chip cheesecake

03-22

perugina baci cheesecake

05-08

key lime cheesecake

05-11

chocolate chip cookie cheesecake NOT!

06-13

less is more: cheesecake tips for the new century

11-01

better than Nutella! (chocolate dulce de leche)

11-06

pistac(c)hio cheesecake 14-06

other desserts

Bavarian apple tort

I-04

dr bob's apple pie substitute and melancholy cure

I-05

chocolate velvet cream

I-06

easy chocolate moose cake

I-07

the tollhouse deluxe cake

I-08

strawberry velvet cream

I-09

zuppa inglese americanizata

I-10

tiramisu!

I-17

quick ricein cake

I-19

credible carrot cake (postscript)

I-21

ani's reawakening lemon nut cake 90-01
kwick but keyless key lime pie

92-11

bad egg tiramisu

94-01

as american as apple pie

96-13

french apple tart

96-03

produce bread: bananas, pumpkins, zucchini?

96-07

mocha/cappuccino/whatever pudding cake

97-01

apple cinnamon rice pudding

97-08

pumpkin tiramisu

97-11

pumpkin pie makeover

98-15

sona's pudding

98-16

junk mail sour cream coffee cake

99-03

chorak (armenian sweet rolls)

97-12

chocolate chip cookies: the comparison test

01-03

strawberry tiramisu

01-12

creme brulee blues

02-01

little armenian rings (easter cookies: zadgva kahke)

02-03

chocolate hazelnut torte

02-16

chocolate glazed frozen mocha cake

03-07

pistachio banana bread surprise

03-13

hazelnut, limoncello, pistachio gelato!

04-01

sour cream apple blueberry walnut pie

04-06

lemon yogurt blueberry pistachio pound cake

05-02

far breton

05-05

tart tatin

05-13

"nutella" gelato and egg-free chocolate banana bread?

08-06

goat cheese cake

08-14

limoncello tiramisu (or even guavaberry-lingonberry)

10-04

gelato al fico d'india = cactus fruit ice cream

10-05

banana bread with chips, nuts and mango chunks

12-04

crpes suzette

13-01

big box impulse buy magazine chocolate cookies

12-07

 

 

soup

not just bean soup (carrots!) (and pasta sauce)

I-30

not just bean soup (carrots!) (and pasta sauce)

93-21

red lentil and rice soup

93-05

potato and leek soup not from a can

93-16

portobello mushroom (and leek!) soup

94-07

scandinavian yellow pea soup

95-01

musa dagh malanga soup

96-01

armenian chick pea tomato pasta soup

96-02

no way creme d'artichaut (creme of artichoke soup)

96-08

yogurt truant mushroom soup

97-07

creamy potato mushroom soup

97-09

roasted squash and veggie soup (crema di zucca)

98-03

lentil soup

98-09

yogurt mint soup

00-06

cream of chestnut and celery (and-leek-onion-potato) soup

01-01

not chantal's onion soup (roasted garlic and onion cream soup)

01-06

caribbean butternut squash soup 02-14
red lentil and chestnut soup

03-01

cream of fennel soup

03-02

cream of cauliflower soup (with floating asparagus)

03-03

chick pea leek soup

07-01

roasted cauliflower soup and white asparagus risotto

 09-01

nora's spontaneous lima bean veggie soup

 09-07

lentil bulgur soup

11-02

chick pea and pasta shell  soup

11-03

risotto

risotto (rice Italian style)

I-23

strawberry risotto?

I-28

refrigerator leftover vegetable risotto

91-01

purple rice (blueberry mushroom risotto)

93-13

asparagus leek risotto [plus second anniversary surprise]

93-15

risotto e fagioli (beans and rice?)

93-17

risotto with leeks, mushroom and chicken

93-18

risotto with radicchio and mushrooms

94-06

spontaneous risotto

94-10

turnip risotto

95-05

aduki beans etc risotto

97-05

ripped off recipe for pumpkin squash sage risotto

97-14

spinach risotto

01-13

risotto ai fiori di zucca (risotto with zucchini flowers)

02-09

risotto post paella

03-15

risotto with baby bellas and greens, lower carbs

03-16

farrotto with wild mushrooms

05-11

beet risotto / farrotto

07-03

mushroom risotto with truffle salt (or soycutash risotto without)

 08-11

roasted cauliflower risotto

08-13

roasted cauliflower soup and white asparagus risotto

 09-01

asparagus shrimp risotto

 09-05

risotto redux (or risotto's greatest hits?)

 09-06

risotto with butternut squash and stinky cheese

11-12

purple rice II: risotto with radicchio, chianti and gorgonzola

11-15

pasta

quick pastasparagus

I-29

quick hot shrimp pasta

8?-02

rita's mom's daughter's quick over the phone pasta and fagioli

8?-03

giovedi gnocchi!

91-02

couple cavatelli

92-02

pumpkin pasta? (fettuccine con zucca)

92-06

cavatelli with clams

92-07

pesto!

92-09

tuna pasta?

93-02

rachele's woman's magazine carrot vegetable pasta

93-08

bucatini two ways: with fresh tomato and sweet red peppers
  or all'amatriciana

93-09

zucchini with saffron pasta sauce

93-10

pizzoccheri?

93-11

fresh avocado and tomato cold spaghetti

93-12

slightly different macaroni and cheese [yet another variation: garlic-herb mac & cheese]

93-14

eggplant fava bean pasta

94-02

baked baked eggplant pasta

94-04

another leftover dish (pasta)

94-09

puglia pasta and black beans

95-02

mixed bag pasta sauce

95-03

fettuccine con spinaci

95-04

veggie bowties I: the joy of food processing

96-04

veggie bowties II: farfalle alla caponata (more joy)

96-05

hot asparagus and red potato salad revisted as a pasta sauce

96-09

summer pasta

96-11

fettuccine zuffredo

96-15

fresh penne with zucchini, leek, arugula, etc

97-02

fridge eviction butterflies

97-04

fusilli pasta medley

97-06

baked pasta with zucchini leek cheese sauce

97-13

baked rigatoni with mushroom, zucchini and leek tomato sauce

98-02

fettuccine pepperedo

98-04

piero's sundried tomato pesto pasta

98-06

pizzoccheri!

98-10

bowties with fennel and leeks

98-13

pasta alla nora

99-01

potato veggie pasta

99-07

breadcrumb spaghetti sauce

99-09

pizzoccheri with broccoli and sausage

99-13

fresh pasta with aglio, olio e prezzemolo

00-02

pizzoccheri mano a mano

00-04

fettuccine al tartufo (with mushroom truffle sauce)

00-05

lemon asparagus pasta sauce (with optional bread crumbs and scallops)

00-08

lemon garlic cream sauced farro fettuccine

00-09

pasta and potatoes

00-10

ravioli with sage butter cream sauce

01-11

fennel sausage pasta

02-07

reverse european weekend pasta:
orecchiete with zucchini and arugula

02-10

ravioli with fat free arugula cream sauce

02-13

garlic cumin long pasta

02-17

fettuccine with zucchini and mint (mojitos!)

02-18

tj maxx pesto pasta with asparagus

03-06

jack's lemon mint zucchini long pasta

03-08

spaghetti isgouhi

03-11

more arugula pasta

03-12

store sample sausage pesto penne

03-17

fennel pesto penne

03-18

orecchiette with fiori di zucca and saffron

06-06

pesto lasagna

06-07

orecchiette with potatoes arugula and mushrooms

06-08

rigatoni alla crumby amatriciana

06-10

whole wheat orecchiette with lentils, onions and spinach

06-11

whole wheat gnocchi with pesto and asparagus/green beans

06-12

paella valeriana

07-04

mac and cheese and squash?

07-08

sweet potato gnocchi with mushrooms and arugula marinara sauce

 08-05

whole wheat orecchiette carbonara with leeks

 08-07

whole wheat orecchiette with lentils, onions and spinach

 08-08

skillet baked pasta

 09-02

olive leaf pasta with zucchini and pesto
  bonus recipe: fettuccine with zucchini and fiori di zucca

 09-09

whole wheat orzo giada's way

 09-10

fusilli with zucchini and mushrooms

09-12

fettuccine al profumo di tartufo

10-01

tomato almond pesto (siciliano, trapanese)

10-03

romanesco cauliflower pasta (broccoletti romani)

10-07

whole wheat pasta

10-08

ani's leftover cooked cow pasta sauce

11-05

cheesy tomato eggplant gobbetti (cavatappi!)

11-13

whole wheat orzo with broccoli

11-14

asparagus green bean carbonara pasta

12-02

zucchini pesto pasta

12-03

lemon asparagus pasta

13-03

power greens bean mushroom pasta

13-04

rigatoni with broccoli romanesco

13-05

zucchini and white bean pasta

13-06

parsnip pasta 14-06

pizza

whole wheat pizza

03-04

lahmajoun (armenian meat pies = pizzette)

03-20

potato pancetta arugula pizza

 08-03

quick spelt pizza

 09-03

no fuss focaccia

09-14

Armenian cheese bread (pizza, sort of; banir hatz, baneer hatz)

10-02

meatless entrees / sides

heart attack casserole

I-02

broccoli-potato(e?) cheese glop

8?-01

spinach and potatoes

92-05

asparagus and red potato salad

93-03

spaghetti squash or squash spaghetti?

93-04

mashed potato king

93-06

chestnut stuffing

93-19

not exactly mashed potatoes

93-20

not quite eggplant parmesan

94-03

not exactly mashed potatoes revisited

94-05

vegetarian mushroom bacon stuffing

95-06

more mashed potatoes in the oven

94-05

chick pea greens

96-14

wild mushroom stuffing/dressing

97-03

lentil bulgur pilaf

98-08

leek etc tart/quiche

98-11

stazione termini fennel

98-12

capepperonata calda?

98-14

cold sesame asparagus

99-06

chestnut mushroom stuffing

99-10

armenian rice / lebanese rice pilaf

99-11

cinnamon rice with cauliflower

99-12

leftover armenian rice with fake meat stirfry

00-16

butternut squash rutabaga puree

00-17

escarole with white beans and garlic

00-18

potato salad from isgouhi's mom

01-05

mixed winter squash puree

01-14

pascale's quiche lorraine

02-04

pretty good cauliflower leek gratin

02-06

mint baked potato wedges

02-08

lemon garlic green beans

02-12

celery stew (ersatz khoresh)

02-15

musa dagh green potato salad

03-09

bulgur pilaf with chick peas

03-10

susannah's eggplant stew improv (with shrimp, chicken or tofu)

03-14

brussels sprouts with hazelnuts

03-19

musa dagh zucchini and potato stew

03-21

garlic yogurt sauce

04-05

not quite barley risotto

04-07

eggplant appetizer

05-03

not quite ma lube (upside down rice)

05-04

boereg (cheese filled phyllo)

05-07

beets and goat cheese

05-10

baby zucchini salad

06-01

farro salad (insalata di farro)

06-01

spontaneous veggie hot potato salad

06-04

smashed cauliflower

07-02

kashi pilaf

07-07

arugula salad

 08-01

whole wheat pita sandwiches

 08-02

baba ganoush lite

08-12

escarole with cannellini

 09-11

farro zucchini gratin

10-06

garlicky roasted potatoes, cauliflower and artichoke hearts

11-07

ferragosto farro pesto and crab salad

11-08

italian flat beans with tomatoes and garlic

11-09

smashed orange potatoes

11-11

kale with beans

12-01

farro with tuna, white beans and mushrooms

12-05

power greens in padella

12-06

beet fennel salad

13-02

fried zucchini  14-05

fish

tilapia for two

92-01

baked fish steaks (jaws tamed)

92-04

sudden flat fish

92-10

simple salmon steaks

98-01

fennel fish (red snapper)

99-02

parmesan crusted halibut on a bed of garlic sauteed spinach
  and goat cheese/sundried tomato mashed potatoes

00-11

garlic salmon filets

01-08

garlic beer tilapia for two

01-09

black bass dick's way

02-02

fennel fish again

05-01

easy balsamic glazed dry bay scallops

09-13

tilapia for two revisited

09-15

simple lemon butter barramundi

09-16

meat (and chicken)

spinach chicken glop

I-01

dr bob's incredible meatloaf (and dr bob's secret meatloaf sauce)

I-03

florentine chicken rice

I-22

chicken artichoke mushroom saute

92-03

chicken and zucchini in a pot

92-08

pressure cooked cow in red wine sauce

93-01

left over stirfry

94-08

pork chops with portobello mushrooms and roasted peppers

96-06

potato and eggplant layered 2-d meatloaf

99-04

potato meat bake  (kenakuntzorov mees)

99-05

turkey/veal-pork-beef/whatever meatloaf

99-08

kazan kebob

00-03

lamb stew herriseh (shelled wheat mush)

00-12

hamburger helper bulgur pilaf with cool cucumber sauce

00-14

cumin mixed-meat miniburger/balls

00-15

lemon garlic chicken with water or wine and
  garlic-tahini-yogurt sauce on the side (no pressure cooker)

01-04

moist red baked chicken alla nora

02-11

braised pork chops

04-02

chicken marsala

04-04

more of nora's baked chicken

05-07

buckwheat flavored polenta with mushrooms
  and marcella's two wine braised pork chops

06-02

chicken piccata with capers

06-09

turkey pot pie

07-06

Korma curry simmer sauce eggplant and chicken

 08-04

marc's braised short ribs with celery root crema and garnish

 08-09

okra? (stew)

11-04

chicken with dates, olives and cinnamon

11-10

breakfast

blueberry buckwheat pancakes

96-12

scrambled eggs and armenian sausage (sujuk)

01-10

bob's breakfast oatmeal

05-06

alton brown's painless popovers

 09-08

armenian / middle eastern

pressure cooked cow in red wine sauce

93-01

red lentil and rice soup

93-05

musa dagh malanga soup

96-01

armenian chick pea tomato pasta soup

96-02

chorak (armenian sweet rolls)

97-12

lentil bulgur pilaf

98-08

lentil soup

98-09

sona's pudding

98-16

potato and eggplant layered 2-d meatloaf

99-04

potato meat bake  (kenakuntzorov mees)

99-05

armenian rice / lebanese rice pilaf

99-11

cinnamon rice with cauliflower

99-12

kazan kebob

00-03

yogurt mint soup (with kibbeh)

00-06

lamb stew herriseh (shelled wheat mush)

00-12

cumin mixed-meat miniburger/balls

00-15

leftover armenian rice with fake meat stirfry

00-16

potato salad from isgouhi's mom

01-05

scrambled eggs and armenian sausage (sujuk)

01-10

little armenian rings (easter cookies: zadgva kahke)

02-03

celery stew (ersatz khoresh)

02-15

musa dagh green potato salad

03-09

bulgur pilaf with chick peas

03-10

spaghetti isgouhi

03-11

lahmajoun (armenian meat pies = pizzette)

03-20

musa dagh zucchini and potato stew

03-21

garlic yogurt sauce

04-05

snacks

chesapeake bay party nuts

 09-04

ani and bob favorites

an even better cheesecake: guavaberry / lingonberry cheesecake
  [web version]

I-27

bad egg tiramisu

94-01

hazelnut, limoncello, pistachio gelato!

04-01

cream of chestnut and celery (and-leek-onion-potato) soup

01-01

turkey/veal-pork-beef/whatever meatloaf

99-08

pressure cooked cow in red wine sauce

93-01

musa dagh malanga soup

96-01

red lentil and rice soup

93-05

yogurt mint soup (with kibbeh)

00-06

wild mushroom stuffing/dressing

97-03

pizzoccheri?

93-11

lemon yogurt blueberry pistachio pound cake

05-02

produce bread: bananas, pumpkins, zucchini? [banana-walnut-oatmeal bread]

96-07

bulgur pilaf with chick peas

03-10

 

stories

spring

I-14

credible carrot cake (postscript)

I-21

wedding mistake

I-24

waiting for gabriella's lasagna

91-03

still waiting for gabriella's lasagna

93-07

waiting for gabriella's lasagna no more

01-02

food, friendship (an interlude)

98-07

stazione termini fennel

98-12

y2k

00-01

salsa tartufata on the road (and dr bob luggage imports)

00-13

san pietro e paolo purple pizza (crema di radicchio)

01-07

fan mail

03-05

30th reunion?

04-03

prune yogurt!

06-03

celebrity book signings

07-05

late for church

 08-10


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