Being an essential worker in the time of a pandemic leaves little time for much else. Two rounds of the virus and the associated time off isn't really time to do anything besides sleep, try to hydrate and think about all that you could be doing since you aren't at work yet you lack the … Continue reading Wow, Life.
Back when we could shop for extra meat I had found some pork that was labeled "Pork Carnitas" which sounded fancy but it is really just some pork butt/shoulder roast cut into hunks. I got a pack of the regular and one that was pre-seasoned as I didn't know it was a cut I was … Continue reading More TV Food
Quarantine cooking is a real thing! Not only are we having to rely on our pantry, we are having to make what we are able to buy go as far as it can. To this end a rotisserie chicken is perfect, you can have chicken and some sides as one meal, take the rest of … Continue reading Enchiladas Gone Wrong
You guys!! I have figured out how to make what I think is the best soup in the world! I am pretty sure that we have talked about this soup and where it comes from but just in case; there is a restaurant here that does mystery dinners, you get to dress up as your … Continue reading New Chicken Stock makes Green Chili Soup
I had been thinking about this meatloaf for days and with the grocery limits that were imposed at my local grocery I had to shop twice but it was worth the effort! I went with about 1 pound each of lamb, pork and beef and I had some mushrooms left so I took them for … Continue reading Triple Meat Meatloaf
Ya'll! This lasagna was magical! It took all day and used just about every dish in my cupboard but it was absolutely worth it! I already had noodles in the pantry so I only needed the filling ingredients. I wanted to add a fresh component since I was using canned sauce and I had my … Continue reading Lasagna!!
Being considered an Essential Worker basically means 50 hour weeks at work, creative shopping trips so I can keep as many of my people at home as much as possible, discovering so many local restaurants via delivery, a new way to make chicken stock that I can't wait to tell ya'll about as well as … Continue reading Essentially
I know that I said I was cooking things and that I would share them but what had happened was, I am considered "essential" so I have been working 10 hour days and then Netflix released Tiger King so in between work and naps I have been lost in a sea of "I met him!!" … Continue reading I am sorry
I work at a grocery store so I know what the shopping situation is like these days. Limit one of this and probably none of that, this isn't that but it's close. We are all on the same struggle bus but let's not panic! We are ready for this! We know that our freezers are … Continue reading What condition my condition was in..
Here I go again. This time I am going to get it right! Here is what I am thinking; Seared Duck Breast with Charred Green Beans and a Cherry Balsamic Reduction. Despite my best efforts this dish was not successful! It wasn't bad but it wasn't something to write to ya'll about! I read 7 … Continue reading Duck Breast