“Stir It Up With Molly Ivins” author Ellen Sweets 11.14.12

 

“Stir It Up With Molly Ivins” author Ellen Sweets 11.14.12

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAEllen Sweets is in the kitchen today cooking up recipes from her new book, Stir It Up with Molly Ivins: A Memoir with Recipes. Ms.Sweets novel recounts her good times with her dear friend Molly Ivins, a journalist, political commentator, and author who wrote for the Texas Observer and The New York Times. Molly was also a lover of good food and an excellent cook. Ellen is a journalist, food writer, and recipient of the James Beard Award for food writing.


 Menu

Hors D’Oeuvres
Kick Ass Tuna Salad on Yucca Chips

Hannah’s Orzo and Cheese Fritters

Marlyn Schwartz’s Scalloped Oysters on the Half Shell

01
Carrot Soup
herbed creme fraiche, focaccia chips

02
Pecan-Crusted Catfish or Quinoa Cakes
lemon thyme butter, dijon slaw

03
Smothered Chicken
cajun gravy, turnip fluff, seasonal vegetables, buttermilk biscuit

-or-

Cajun-Spiced Squash
turnip fluff, seasonal vegetables, buttermilk biscuit

04
Brownies
homemade vanilla ice cream


 catfish

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