Spring Is Here! Spring has sprung, the flowers are still hidden under the snow, and winter boots are still a thing but, the weather will change soon. I must say when Monday comes around, I no longer dread it. The weekend may be over but my week isn't too bad. It is my longest day … Continue reading Manic Monday! Hello Spring & 1 Pot Risotto.
Chicken Pot Pies were something we had when I was a child and we didn't plan a dinner. A comfort meal thats hearty, homey, and fills up the tummy is what I associated them with. I would scrape the insides out, eat the veggies first then the chicken and finally the crust. I simply destroyed the meal. … Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Chicken Pot Pie Bake
No I will admit it, I am no size 2, or 4, or 6. But if i can eat something that looks good, taste good, and is easy as heck to cook, I am going to do just that, when is healthy is a great bonus. There are many meals that I have made that … Continue reading Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!
I couldn't put down this cookbook. "To build the living room before the kitchen of the house would be ruin." - Count of Neufchateau French Country Cooking by Mimi Thorisoon is fantastic. Its a thick, and by thick I mean I almost lost a limb when I picked it up. It's 336 pages of photos, … Continue reading When In France.
It's Martha Stewart. Need I say more? I was extremely excited to find out I get to review this book, I know that its been out a little over a month, but it's still exciting. I am a huge huge huge Martha Stewart lover. I used to watch her show all the time, I said … Continue reading Vegetables from Martha.
Looking for something to cook when the flakes start to fall. I am not dreaming of a White Christmas just yet, but this dish really is a comfort meal for those cold nights. It did take a bit more time than I preferred since I cooked it after I got home from work. Literally, I came … Continue reading Dijon Chuck Roast. For The Falling Flake Season.
Good afternoon/evening depending on where you are. A few days ago when it was cold out I make this pasta dish. I am personally not a fan on lentils but the family loved it. It was a different taste, but not in a bad way. It does take some time to create this meal, but … Continue reading Spaghetti with Vegetarian Lentil Bolognese
The London Cookbook by Aleksandra Crapanzano This book is the adventures of the author Aleksandra Crapanzano in London.In search of tahini cookies, she ended up with a fantastic book filled with delicious recipes. It has so many dishes from the top restaurants, cafes, and hole in the walls. I couldn't wait to try some of these! … Continue reading Where in London?
Cuba! Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen by Dan Goldberg, Andrea Kuhn, and Jody Eddy is almost a scrapbook of their trip to Cuba. They worked on this project for over 5 years, and honestly I wouldn't have that kind of patience. It was a great read,even without the recipes. As they recall their experience … Continue reading Cooking in Cuba!
I love carrots! Especially the rainbow ones. I know there isn't much of a difference, if there even is one besides the colors. But they are so much brighter! This was a perfect dish for today. The recipe I used is from Recipe Critic. Ingredients ¼ cup butter 2 cloves garlic, minced 2lb bag … Continue reading Brown Butter Carrots.