Last night was a solo dinner and I had leftovers to use up. Eggs are one of my favorite meals for using up bits and pieces of things and last night’s leftover scramble was a great example. I’d made pizza on New Year’s Eve and had leftover chopped vegetables, including peppers, onions, olives and peperoncini. […]
I often end up with leftover cooked chicken, which I freeze in 1 or 2 cup portions for recipes like this. This is just as good with leftover turkey of course!
The intersection of seasons makes for interesting menus sometimes. Last night, I was torn between summer food (BLTs) and winter food (grilled cheese with tomato soup) so I combined them.
Last night I had pork chops to cook and felt like something gravy-like with mashed potatoes. I was also watching the debates so wanted to make something that didn’t take a lot of attention in the kitchen. I remembered this old dish I used to make when the girls were young. I don’t often use […]
Another chop recipe, because I find it easy to downsize recipes to one or two servings. This is from The Soprano’s Family Cookbook. I wouldn’t have thought to look there for a pork chop recipe but I am using Eat Your Books, which lets you search through all the cookbooks you own. Anything with pickled […]