The other day I had my first slow cooker failure.
It should have been simple.
It was soup.
How can one screw up soup?
Apparently with ease.
It was a simple premise: we were going out for lunch which I knew would be long and … Continue reading.....
They say that with age comes wisdom.
I’m not sure if it’s wisdom or simply acceptance.
I have learned that when I’m a bit ‘under the weather’ I cease caring about anything.
I have come to understand that if I cease caring, chances are I’m … Continue reading.....
I am such a bad blogger.
I have a habit of reading other food blogs (that’s a good thing), finding recipes I like (also a good thing), forgetting where I saw the recipe (that’s a bad thing) and deciding to make it anyway as best … Continue reading.....
Quickly browned, then simmered in white wine and stock, flavored with bay and paprika, these pork chops are fork tender and full of flavor.
Hungarian-Style Pork Chops
TTotal time: 40 minutes
- 2 – 4 pork chops, depending on size, 12oz total, 350gr, (more if
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I usually bake salmon in the winter; mon mari cooks it on the grill in summer.
I never poach it, although that’s a traditional method for cooking salmon.
Mon mari doesn’t like the idea of poaching.
He doesn’t like the idea of ‘boiling’ food.
We … Continue reading.....
My mother did not make ‘pasta’.
She made Creamettes or noodles.
She didn’t make ‘skillet dinners’ or ‘stir-fries’ or even ‘casseroles’.
She made hot dishes.
She would have loved this.
Think of it as comfort food without all the calories.
I originally made this gratin with spinach – frozen spinach, actually. I always keep a bag of frozen spinach in the freezer and this is a perfect quick vegetable dish when the fridge is empty.
Then I branched out… and discovered it works with any … Continue reading.....
We love scallops but don’t have them often. They’re a wee bit expensive.
But, as they are also a wee bit rich, one doesn’t need a lot of them for a satisfying dish.
The avocado sauce would work well with grilled shrimp or fish as … Continue reading.....