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..
The very first meal delivery company that I tried was Plated and this is one of the best dishes ever. No, I didn't know what Larb was as I was beginning my journey down the Asian dish road and needed all the help I could get, thankfully the recipe card educated me and for those … Continue reading Thai Pork Larb
I went shopping at Aldi mostly for fresh veggies and eggs but I am always on the look out for my new favorite thing or something cheap to experiment with and this trip I got super lucky with duck breasts and a lamb loin roast. I have unsuccessfully cooked the duck breasts before so this … Continue reading On deck for this week
So the kid called me with an onion question and I answered her to the best of my ability but now I am curious about onions and all of their forms! Red, Yellow, White, Shallot, Scallion, Chives and I have seen ramps on TV but are they included? And what about so called Sweet Onions? … Continue reading Onions
I do a fair amount of cooking with wine and I feel like I know which to use in what dish but I felt that way about meat so I went into the library and found a vintage book that my Grand had handed down to me called "American Wines and Wine Cooking" and decided … Continue reading Wine!
I make pot roast infrequently because I can't seem to make it come out fantastic. Because I can't seem to conquer this dish I decided to read a book about meat, it has to be that I am choosing the wrong cut of meat and not that I am lacking in skills. Last Christmas I … Continue reading Pot Roast with Beef
Well, life hasn't slowed down and my kitchen creativity is still just out of reach. I am pretty sure I am not the only one who gets into the rut and can't seem to see the high ground where the good food lives. Despite all of that I managed to eek out a few tasty … Continue reading Stuffed Shells