This is my answer to the much more decadent Fettuccini Alfredo and a variation on Spaghetti Carbonara.
Leeks are best in this, as they are mild, but you could substitute 2 onions, just sauté them until very tender and starting to brown.
The trick to … Continue reading.....
I use tapioca in the slow cooker to thicken sauces…. Because it’s easy.
I add regular tapioca at the beginning, and if the sauce needs more at the end, I add instant tapioca.
It never occurred to me that tapioca could be used as a … Continue reading.....
Mon mari and I have an ongoing disagreement about the proper way to make lasagne.
Neither of us is in favor of our college-age staple ingredient of cottage cheese…..
I like to use no-cook noodles because it’s easy (and I’m lazy) but no-cook noodles require … Continue reading.....
I haven’t posted anything in honor of mon mari’s favorite day in a long time.
Friday, aka: Fish H*ll Day, is legend in our family.
He actually does like some fish and he loves most seafood. It’s just taken a bit of adjustment for … Continue reading.....
I did this in my small slow cooker – it was just big enough.
Yes, I know all the experts say to brown everything first and pre-heat the slow cooker and do this and do that….
To be honest, I just can’t be bothered.
I made this a few weeks ago, when I still had a few tomatoes left from my garden.
I will admit that I do, very occasionally, buy tomatoes in the winter. Even the relatively hard ones will add a bit of flavor when cooked in … Continue reading.....
Boneless chicken breasts, cooked with onions, peppers, mushrooms and tomatoes make a quick, healthy, dinner, perfect for midweek.
Add Tabasco / hot sauce or you favorite hot peppers if you like more heat (most do).
I use brown Basmati which cooks in 17 minutes. Use … Continue reading.....
I need to take the occasional break from winter squash.
Every time I go into the cave to get an onion or a squash they seem to have multiplied.
I’ve given a few away….
And I’ve discovered that the dogs like them raw….
But, still, … Continue reading.....