IMBB-8: Welsh Rarebit with Beer

It’s my first time being a part of Is My Blog Burning and it’s really quite hard to choose a recipe! So many good things are made even better with a bit of wine. I love a beef stew with red wine recipe because I’m always attracted to anything with artichokes. And a Chicken with […]

Chalupas or Tostadas

Fry some corn tortillas in a bit of hot oil until crisp and drain on paper towels. Put the fried tortillas on a baking pan and turn the oven to broil. Spread some refried beans on each tortilla. Top with some sliced avocado, salsa, and grated cheese. Broil until the cheese melts. Sprinkle some chopped […]

Coconut Rice with Red Beans

I made the Coconut Rice and Beans from The Minimalist Cooks Dinner by Mark Bittman tonight, but the ratios seemed off to me so I adjusted things without even waiting. The recipe in the book calls for 1 and 1/2 cups of rice and I suspect it is supposed to be 1/2 cup. Here’s what […]

Grilled Cheese without the Butter

One of my favorite dinners is grilled cheese sandwiches and soup. I personally prefer my grilled cheese with a mixture of cheese, Jack and Cheddar being my favorite. I also like to pry it apart and put a bit of sweet pickle relish in the sandwich. Mmmm! Or to serve some sliced bread and butter […]

Spinach, Bacon and Onion Pizza with White Sauce

I love those garlic pizzas with a white sauce. I finally made one yesterday, after seeing a recipe in a Cooking Light newsletter. Since we were going to an “adult” dinner (an Oscar’s party my friends were hosting), I made a Spinach, Bacon and Onion Pizza with White Sauce. The pizza crust was nothing special, […]