Are you still swimming in zucchini? I’ve made zucchini pickles (two batches because my boyfriend ate the first batch all up!), zucchini bread and now zucchini and corn chalupas. I’ve started picking them smaller and smaller, which is fun when they still have the blossoms attached. I save those for fried squash blossoms. The other…
Cooking for One
Cheater Carnitas from Leftover Pork Tenderloin
Yesterday I had some leftover grilled pork tenderloin, which I’d slathered with Dijon mustard and black pepper before grilling, and went through several ideas of how to use it. I settled on making some cheater carnitas. I chopped up the pork tenderloin into small cubes and let the cooked meat sit in some lime juice,…
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….
Small Batch Granola Recipe
Most granola recipes I’ve tried make a lot of granola! Which is great if you’re feeding a family but not so good if you’re on your own. Or maybe only one or two people in your family like granola. If you want to make a larger batch of granola, I’ve got a long-time tried and…
Creole Chicken for Two
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!