I’ve discovered a new love: harissa! I kept seeing it mentioned but didn’t even know what to look for, then I stumbled across a jar of it at one of our local Middle Eastern markets. It’s a Middle Eastern chili paste and I suspect the spice levels can vary a bit. Then I bought […]
Like many of you, I have leftover ham from our Easter dinner. Last night I made pasta primavera and added ham to it. So good! Recipe’s at the end. I don’t have pictures of our dinner. I don’t like letting the food blog interfere with real life. Brunch was just four of us: my daughters, […]
This is an older recipe but one that I forgot to move over when I redesigned the site. So even though it’s not turkey time, I’m publishing this now so I don’t forget later! Soaking cheesecloth in wine and butter and then keeping it on the turkey while you roast it helps keep the turkey […]
So you’ve cooked the turkey and now you need to learn how to make turkey (or chicken) gravy. After you’ve let the big bird rest a bit on the rack in the pan, tilt it so that the juices run out of the cavity and into your roasting pan. Remove the bird to the cutting […]
When you’re brain-dead and still need to get a nice warm dinner on the table, try this easy Baked Chicken and Rice. Serve with a green salad or a simple vegetable like green beans or peas.