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
Recipes for Memorial Day. Believe it or not (I’m actually quite sure you will believe it), I have a notebook where I keep record of our holiday traditions, including meal plans and recipes. My terrible memory plus my ADD equals the need to write everything down. So I pulled out the notes today to plan … More A Perfect Food For Every Holiday
Not that long ago, I posted a series of photos on Facebook featuring my husband and I on a date night. Aside from all the other nerd festivities, there were a couple shots of me holding a book I happened upon at a used book store we wandered in while waiting to eat. Now let’s … More The Sweet Side of Beans
We don’t like to abandon smoothies in the wintertime, even though some of you in the north might think we’re nuts. (Yes, I understand that an icy drink might not sit well in your heavily mittened hands as you stand shivering at the bus stop.) But as my husband keeps making his same old standby … More Smoothie Blues
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.
Two more chili recipes, which brings us to six so far. Yes, Rachel refers to Rachel Ray. I tell ya’, I have a real love-hate relationship with her recipes, but this one I like. It’s not a straightforward chili, but I seem to be averaging one straightforward and one “alternative” chili per each chili miniseries … More …Five Chili, Six Chili…
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…