There was one time my mom and I were chatting on the phone about something she was planning to cook. I don’t honestly remember what it was, maybe a marinade, or a dry rub, or a dressing. It could even have been some kind of side dish, really I don’t remember. But that’s not the […]
Posts Tagged ‘Chicken’
This meal turned out to be so good that while I was eating it I was already planning how and when to make it again.
So… there was a hurricane last weekend and I was pretty well convinced that we were going to be holed up on the first floor of our house for a week without power. I had candles, flashlights, batteries, stock piles of drinking water and water for cooking. Luckily I have a gas range on my […]
I recently did a Google search to figure out what kinds of spices tend to be used in commercial chicken nuggets (to satisfy a little bit of curiosity over ways that kids get acclimated to flavors). I was horrified at what it turned up. Yech. Gross.
My friend Susan is a total inspiration to me in terms of cooking. She has a boldness in her cooking that I admire. She seems to be able to tackle any cuisine with confidence and she pulls it off. I happen to be a huge fan of sesame noodles and order them everywhere that I […]
I was looking for something that would be both light and easy for dinner and this absolutely fit the bill. It lands itself squarely in the category of easy work night meal because the whole thing takes about 20 minutes to throw together.
I know… I did it to you again with the homemade ravioli. But, if you made the lamb and feta ravioli you know how easy they really were to make AND that they were tastier than any ravioli you could have bought anywhere this side of Rome. Right? Well, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but we […]
This is one of those iconic dishes of Italian American cuisine up there with spaghetti and meatballs. This is one of the ultimate comfort foods for me. On a cold winter’s night opening the oven to its warm bubbling cheese and tomato sauce is enough to make it almost worth it that it’s cold out. […]
Wait! Before you leave in disgust thinking that there is no way you are going to make your own ravioli let me tell you there’s a HUGE shortcut in here and you don’t have to make your own pasta and it takes only about an hour of prep to make these and that they last […]
Adam insisted that I put this on the blog. I’m not totally sold that it’s blog worthy, but he is. Since he’s the one I feed 95% of the time I think I’m going to have to take his word for it. So, here it goes.