More talk about takeout and recipes for taco bake, quesadillas, and MYOBurritos. It’s been awhile, sure, but I still have some ideas for make-at-home food meant for take-out cravings. If you are eying the Taco Bell (or are frequenting the local Mexican joint or even one of those new-fangled fresh-Mexican chains) on the way home … More Takeout Series Three
Southern-inspired recipes for pork: pork chops (finally!) and Ham and Cider Soup. I shared a time ago that there are about half a dozen foods that I have tried to make over the years, but each attempt at cooking them resulted in a meal that fell short of my expectations. Then I gave you the … More Another Summit Rounded
It is true that this blog is not really the place for weird food. The point is to make food that you are comfortable with, economically, time-wise, skill-wise, and even emotionally, because we want healthy food to be accessible food. However, I spent part of my summer (away from RealisticChef) in Moldova, a small, Eastern … More Fuerte Fuerte Bine
Today’s addition to the takeout series is Thai food. Kevin and I have long bonded over Thai food, even before we were dating. Out of all types of restaurants, it has always been a Thai one that is our favorite/most frequented, first in Indiana, then Detroit, then Durham. And if you happen to have a … More Takeout Series Two
The last two chili recipes in the series, and nothing red or beefy. Whew! We are still on chilies, thanks to some publishing deadlines and the holidays. Yikes. We’ll make this one quick and try to get back on track. (No use to expostulate on new years resolutions here, b/c we are already cooking healthier … More …Seven Chili, More.
More chili recipes to continue the December series. This first one is not one that appeals to everyone (right from the title and the list of ingredients), but it is really good, satisfying, and–obviously–healthful. If you are adventurous and looking for hearty, healthy, one-pot meals, then this is a recipe for you. The second recipe … More …Three Chili, Four…
The first and second chili recipes in my mini-series. Oh, and I yabber on about chili. I have already shared that one of my very favorite things is chili. I suspect that I am not alone. Now, I don’t get all crazy about chili rules or a specific type of chili, I just love them … More One Chili, Two Chili…
A gourmet meal for company that results in three nights of half-made, super simple dinners. Let’s just say it’s getting chilly out and the holidays are fast approaching and you feel like making a special, satisfying meal for your family. Let’s just say I have the answer for you: a dinner that takes time and … More Four Dinners for the Price of One