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 love all the enchiladas! Pork, chicken, ground beef, brisket and yes even just plain cheese ones!! This meal was also inspired by my Magnolia Table cookbook and it came out much better than the bungle of a pork roast that I made! Yes, I stayed much closer to the recipe this time. Here is … Continue reading Enchiladas, how do I love thee?
It has been a fun year of cooking for the boys but this week was our last. I am sad that the schedule I have gotten used to is going to change but I am super proud of them! Bachelors degrees all around!! To celebrate the end of our year I decided they needed something … Continue reading Graduation!
Folks, this is a real time post! I am making a dinner of roasted duck with a cranberry, cherry and orange sauce served with a mushroom chicken rice and a romaine salad. I went to the Google for a recipe and it gave me Ina Garten! Holy Christmas, like the pinnacle of cooking, for a … Continue reading Holy Duck!
Charcuterie. We have all seen this on the menu at a fancy restaurant or tavern and we have wondered what exactly is going on. It is named for the meats that are presented and they are usually either dry cured, smoked or occasionally cooked meats served along side an assortment of pickled things, cheese and … Continue reading Char is cute….What??
Sometimes I work 12 hour days. Sometimes all that is in the freezer is chicken. Sometimes I am not inspired. Sometimes if it is thighs I do something fancy. Lots of times I only have breasts and lots of times I make the same dish. This time I decided that I was going to break … Continue reading Chickinspiration
The boys had a couple of weeks off so I had a couple weeks off. I didn't realize that most of what I write comes from what I make for them and us the rest of the week until I wasn't feeding them! The same week the boys went back I was approached about selling … Continue reading The boys went back to class
And boy do I mean little!! Lamb isn't inexpensive in my area so I only get it when it is on sale and the most on sale cut is these tiny little bone in chops. Tiny for me is 3 inches long, 2 inches wide and 1/2 inch thick, which is about the size of … Continue reading Ali had a little lamb
We have covered how I like to cook and eat the Asian foods and pho was my latest dish. Pho is a meal filled with love and sweat and occasionally tears and what seems like a mountain of ingredients and feels like endless days of slaving over the hot stove and even as practiced as … Continue reading What the Pho!
I still don't bake but I put my name on the list for dessert, for every party. I may have been imbibing a bit too much of the holiday cheer because I also signed up for appetizers, for every party and I get to help cook the dinner for my family! I am excited about … Continue reading Christmas Cookies