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 […]
I really like this cookbook: Pure Simple Cooking: Effortless Meals Every Day. I borrowed it from the library initially and then decided to buy it after trying a few recipes. I like how it’s organized. The chapters include Chicken, Chops, Sausages, Leg of Lamb, Fish, Pasta, Greens and Herbs, Spring and Summer Veggies, Autumn and […]
Last night I was craving a loaded baked potato. I remembered a recipe for stuffed baked potatoes in Plenty by Diana Henry. In my twice-baked potato world, I bake the potatoes, scrape the cooked potato out, mash up the baked potato insides with butter, milk and cheese, then stuff the potato skins back up and […]