Chicken & Cabbage Skillet Dinner; dogs

Chicken Skillet Dinner

Cooking for a group or a large family takes careful planning to make sure that you have enough to feed everyone. Cooking for one or two takes careful planning to make sure you don’t end up wasting food. To be honest I don’t remember the transition from cooking for a hungry teenager to only cooking … Continue reading…

Pork Chops with Cabbage, Slow Cooker; rats, II

Slow Cooker Thai Pork

Thai inspired Pork Chops with Cabbage done in the slow cooker is a lazy cooks stir-fry. I love the flavors and I love dumping it all in the slow cooker and ignoring it for hours. Plus I had peanut butter left from the Christmas baking. Our house, or rather, someone who shall remain nameless, tends … Continue reading…

Red Cabbage, Instant Pot; and a salad

Red Cabbage, Instant Pot

I love cabbage of all colors but I particularly love red cabbage. It’s sweet and sour flavor goes well with assertive meats like duck, goose or venison; and with bland meats like chicken breasts. Toss it with pasta, eat it over potatoes, add it to sandwiches….. When one is cooking for two and cooking something … Continue reading…

Skillet Salmon, Stir-Fried Cabbage; late fall flowers

Salmon with Stir-Fried Cabbage

I had a discussion recently, with a Canadian friend, who was amazed that we don’t have collard greens in France. We don’t have mustard greens either. The French eat the chard stems, which are very wide on the variety grown here, and discard the leaves. I can buy Old El Paso taco kits here but … Continue reading…

Chicken and Cabbage, Balsamic Yogurt Sauce; projects

Balsamic Chicken & Cabbage

After the winter squash season and before the lock-down I managed to buy some winter vegetables. I was so excited…. Cauliflower, broccoli, rutabagas, cabbage. We love them all. The larger, cruciferous vegetables require a bit of a commitment when cooking for two. Or at least some planning so it all gets eaten. One of our … Continue reading…

Pork and Cabbage, Slow Cooker; phone shopping

This will be the last of the winter slow cooker recipes. I’m ready to put away the slow cookers and have mon mari get out the barbecue grills. It’s his turn to cook. I had a strange thing happen with this recipe…. It cooked dry. When I went to stir it after about 5 hours, … Continue reading…