Cooking Lesson: You Can Never Have Enough Spices

In Lessons Learned On September 1, 2010 0 Comments

I have discovered that you need a lot of spices in your spice rack to make a large variety of foods. Cooking new dishes at our house also… Read More »

Meal Ideas: What to do With Shitake Mushrooms?

In Lessons Learned On August 26, 2010 0 Comments

My husband and I picked up an entire pound of shitake mushrooms from the farmers market for next to nothing. The brown bag they are stored in keeps… Read More »

Recipe: Pan Cooked Garlic Zucchini

In Dinner, Recipes, Side Dish On August 25, 2010 0 Comments

This year we decided to try growing our own garden. We planted a green zucchini plant in the garden and we have been coming up with various side… Read More »

spaghetti marinara recipe

Recipe: Spicy Spaghetti Marinara

In Dinner, Recipes On August 21, 2010 0 Comments

This is my husband’s now not so secret recipe for spicy sausage spaghetti marinara. Yes, we cheat and use bottled spaghetti sauce, but the trick is in the… Read More »

cheesy potatoes au gratin

Recipe: Cheesy Red Potatoes Au Gratin

In Dinner, Recipes, Side Dish On August 16, 2010 1 Comment

My mom always made fantastic au gratin potatoes when I was a child. Today I had a bunch of leftover potatoes from the local farmers market and I… Read More »

huevos rancheros recips

Recipe: Mild Huevos Rancheros

In Breakfast, Recipes On August 15, 2010 1 Comment

My husband and I typically cook brunch on Sunday afternoons, brunch usually consists of eggs, bacon, waffles (the works!). This Sunday I opted to try for something a… Read More »

Meal Ideas: Greek Style Pork with Steamed Broccoli

In Dinner On August 10, 2010 0 Comments

I tend to cook based on my available ingredients. We had thawed more pork ribs than we needed a couple of days ago so I needed to come… Read More »

oven roasted garlic parmesan red potatoes

Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Red Potatoes

In Recipes, Side Dish On August 7, 2010 0 Comments

One of my favorite side dishes is red potatoes. I decided to explore over roasting the red potatoes. I made these as a pairing with some BBQ ribs… Read More »