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Home Cooking Dish of the Month (May 2014) Voting

L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:26 AM

Nominations are closed and voting is now open for the May Dish of the month. You can take a peek at the nomination thread here:
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/973006

I was unable to narrow down the candidates any further, the top six dishes are essentially tied. So this month you have a long list of choices, but you can only vote for one dish. Consider the dishes and choose one you'd like to prepare at least once in May, and possibly experiment with more than one version. Here are your choices:

ASPARAGUS WITH SAUCE
GALETTE
PASTA PRIMAVERA
PICKLED SEASONAL VEGETABLES
RHUBARB CAKES AND QUICK BREADS
VEGETABLE SUSHI

(I've taken the liberty of removing the "hot" from asparagus, in order to open the category up to asparagus that is cooked, but served at room temperature with a sauce.)

To vote for a dish, simple click "recommend" in the post where the dish is named. Each person can only vote for one dish in this round.

Feel free to continue the discussion, ask questions, etc. (Posts will keep bumping the thread so more people will see it, hitting "recommend" will not bump the thread. Posts will also add the thread to your list of Followed Discussions.)

Voting will be open Wednesday April 30h at 10pm Pacific time (1 am on May 1st Eastern time, and 5 am May 1st GMT).

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  1. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:26 AM

    ASPARAGUS WITH SAUCE
    Click "recommend" here to vote for asparagus with sauce.

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      jpr54_1 RE: L.Nightshade Apr 28, 2014 09:22 AM

      good recipes

      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04...

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        GretchenS RE: L.Nightshade Apr 29, 2014 08:36 AM

        here are a couple of sauces that look really good for asparagus: http://orangette.blogspot.com/2009/05...

      2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:26 AM

        GALETTE
        Click "recommend" here to vote for galette.

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        1. re: L.Nightshade
          L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 27, 2014 11:34 PM

          GALETTE.
          I can't "recommend" my own post, so I'm voting here for galette.

          (...and will be happy to cook from any of these dishes!)

        2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:27 AM

          PASTA PRIMAVERA
          Click "recommend" here to vote for pasta primavera.

          1. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:27 AM

            PICKLED SEASONAL VEGETABLES
            Click "recommend" here to vote for pickled seasonal vegetables.

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            1. re: L.Nightshade
              jpr54_1 RE: L.Nightshade Apr 28, 2014 09:26 AM

              here is recipe for asparagus as well

              http://food52.com/recipes/4017-smoky-...

            2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:28 AM

              RHUBARB CAKES AND QUICK BREADS
              Click "recommend" here to vote for rhubarb cakes and quick breads.

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              1. re: L.Nightshade
                jpr54_1 RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:35 AM

                would this include zucchini and banana bread?

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                  L.Nightshade RE: jpr54_1 Apr 26, 2014 11:56 AM

                  Just rhubarb in this category.

              2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 11:28 AM

                VEGETABLE SUSHI
                Click "recommend" here to vote for Vegetable Sushi.

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                  MidwesternerTT RE: L.Nightshade Apr 26, 2014 09:00 PM

                  Although I'd still like to do this sometime, it looks like my May will be plenty busy with dishes from the cookbook of the month. My vote is going for asparagus.

                  1. re: MidwesternerTT
                    L.Nightshade RE: MidwesternerTT Apr 27, 2014 11:35 PM

                    Yes, so far not much action on sushi, but if it doesn't pick up interest this month, I hope we get back to it some time.

                2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 28, 2014 10:22 PM

                  A very tight race so far, about 48 hours to go!

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                    MidwesternerTT RE: L.Nightshade Apr 30, 2014 07:59 PM

                    Unless we get a few more votes in the next two hours, your's will be the tie-breaker vote, L.Nightshade. Great choices this month and any of those top 3 (as of now) will be fun for me to make.

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                      L.Nightshade RE: MidwesternerTT Apr 30, 2014 08:08 PM

                      Ack, I know! But actually, at this point, anyone and everyone voting is the tiebreaker. I'd be happy with any of these dishes. Like all of you, I just voted my top preference.

                      It's always OK to change your vote, just un-click recommend, and click it in another dish. Not that I'm urging anyone to do that, just want to make sure people know that's OK.

                  2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade Apr 30, 2014 10:05 PM

                    Voting is now closed!
                    In a very close race, GALETTE will be the dish of the month for May.

                    The reporting thread will be up tomorrow, in the meantime, start perusing galette recipes, both sweet and savoury. This should be a fun dish of the month!

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                      jpr54_1 RE: L.Nightshade May 1, 2014 04:21 AM

                      oh-
                      I would have changed my vote to asparagus

                      1. re: jpr54_1
                        MidwesternerTT RE: jpr54_1 May 1, 2014 05:38 AM

                        Then it would have been a tie - we might have all been making asparagus galettes (which are still an option). Grin.

                        1. re: jpr54_1
                          boyzoma RE: jpr54_1 May 1, 2014 11:08 AM

                          You're not alone jpr - I would have changed mine too. I'm just not a Galette person. I'm not big on "pie" type shells.

                      2. L.Nightshade RE: L.Nightshade May 1, 2014 09:38 AM

                        The reporting thread is now up here:
                        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/974235
                        Thanks for voting and happy baking!

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