I picked up a copy of Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food by Nigel Slater. It has over 600 recipes for those times “you just want to eat” without futzing around too much. In addition to the sandwich I made earlier with chicken, avocado and an herb mayonnaise, I’ve also made marmalade chicken, a […]
This pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage is from Lidia’s Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrees, which I borrowed from the library. I have other cookbooks from her and love them so thought it would be fun to see what her favorites are. This caught my eye and I […]
One of my favorite things to order at a Vietnamese restaurant is the pork vermicelli bowls. The pork is incredibly flavorful and the combination of textures (cold noodles, hot pork, crunchy bean sprouts and peanuts) and tastes (pickled carrots and cucumber, marinated and grilled pork, herby cilantro, tangy dressing). Mmmm! I’m getting hungry again just […]
This pork tenderloin is sliced, pounded, then marinated in a marinade that reminded me of Vietnamese flavors. They were in Cooking Light magazine as part of a “cook once, eat three times” article. I just used one pork tenderloin rather than two but kept the marinade the same as it was a large tenderloin. We […]
Break out of the corned beef rut and make some Irish Coddle for St. Patrick’s Day. A one-pot delight with sausage, potatoes, bacon and onions in a delicious broth that has some apple juice for sweetness.