Monday, February 22, 2010

Stuffed onions

Let's take a break from soup, shall we? I'm also taking a break from organizing and cleaning the house and today I'm mostly dedicating my time to one of my unfinished novels (writing it, not reading it). Six days into unemployment and still I haven't finished doing any of the things on my to-do list, which could be attributed to the fact that I haven't written a list yet. So here it goes. I'm going to hear back from graduate school at the end of March, which means that until then I have no schedules, no deadlines and no obligations —the perfect time for taking care of all those projects I never took care of before because I was too busy.
To do:
Finish novel
Send novel to publishing house
Organize closet
Sell clothes to Plato's Closet
Organize pantry
Organize bathroom
Bake a cake for Tommy's birthday
Buy a new coffee maker 
Post on blog once a day

What do you think? Will I be able to post once a day... we'll see. Only time can tell.

Serves 6

6 large golden onions
1 1/4 cups (125 g) bread crumbs
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons minced parsley
Olive oil
Grated pecorino romano
Salt & pepper to taste

Peel the onions and briefly blanch them in salted water. When they have cooled cut them in half horizontally, then scoop out the middle sections. Mince what you scoop out.

Heat oil in a small pan and cook the minced onion in it, season with salt ans pepper and let cool. Wet the bread crumbs thoroughly in the milk, and stir them into the sautéed onions, together with the eggs and the parsley.

Preheat your oven to 350 F.

Fill the onion halves with the filling, sprinkle with cheese, and bake them just until they brown.


  1. Onions are one of my favorite veggies...why have I never stuffed them?! Thanks for the great idea, Chiara! I'm crossing my fingers for you for grad school, but for now I'm glad you'll get to tackle the other projects on your list.

  2. Thanks, Faith, I'm crossing my fingers too. And I'm very slowly tackling my projects... have been kinda lazy lately =)

  3. This is a great idea. I wonder if Matthew would like these? There's only one way to find out!!!

  4. YUM! I love onions. And that's quite an ambitious list, Missy! Good luck with that daily blogging thing--I am hopeless!

  5. Hi Kika! Nice to find your blog through another blog that I follow (Feast for the Eyes).....I love baked onions and can't wait to prepare this recipe. I'm Italian from the Modena area of Italy. Nice to meet you amica! I'm signing up to be your newest follower so I can learn more from you. Italian cuisine is my absolute favorite, but I prepare other "American" dishes as well for my blog that I hope you can visit someday. Ciao! Roz (aka "Bella")

  6. Emily: there is only one way to know... I find it hard to imagine that anyone wouldn't like them. Unless they don't like onions, that is.

    TKW: it is a very ambitious list. And I guess I already dropped the ball on the daily blogging! My bad! =)

    Bella: benvenuta!! I'm going to check out your blog right away. Thanks for the comment!



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