Last November I posted an entire series on Thanksgiving , called Thanksgiving 101. I provided the how-to on all the holiday basics and ideas for other dishes to round out the menu, even a post on managing the logistics. I realize, however, that not everyone has (or wants) 20 people for Thanksgiving dinner. So, if […]
Cuban Pork is one of my favorite slow cooker dishes. I shared it years ago as part of a Dinner Party Post, but I thought it deserved a post of it’s own. So you (and mostly, I) could find the recipe more easily.
A couple of weeks ago I was hit, hard, with fall allergies. I apparently wasn’t thinking clearly because upon returning from the store, I put the frozen tuna steaks from Trader Joes in the refrigerator instead of the freezer. Later that day, I realized they’d already defrosted and I had to come up with a recipe – fast! […]
Well, I did it again…. I went to the farmers market hungry and came home with far too much zucchini. Last time I used the extra zucchini to make Chocolate Zucchini Bread. Mmmmm. This time I made Zucchini Fritters. So versatile, they can be served as an appetizer, side or main dish. So […]
Since St Patrick’s Day is on a Tuesday, this year, I thought I’d offer an easy method for preparing the traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage – using a slow cooker. Put it on before you leave for work (or the pub) and it’ll be almost ready when you get home. Easy huh! I think I’ll […]
I like to take a classic dish and switch up a few ingredients. This time I’m starting with my Shepard’s Pie. I switched the topping to sweet potato and added some Moroccan spices, tomatoes and dates – Voila! This dish is a nice way to introduce some different flavors to your family/guests, by using a familiar base. It’s easy enough for a weekday and exotic enough for company.