June 2019 “In My Kitchen”

Summer is here! So are some new books, a beautiful bowl, a big bag ‘o onions, and a useless kitchen gadget. 🙁 . . . → Read More: June 2019 “In My Kitchen”

Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

Last December, I purchased an Instant Pot spontaneously during a Cyber-Something Sale.    My crockpot had ceased to exist and we went for some time without any sort of stand alone cooking appliance.

I’ve used it probably three times since January.  After finding this recipe, I will use it a TON more.

 

Instant . . . → Read More: Instant Pot Mojo Pork Rice Bowls

A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

I’m highlighting Chef Edward Lee today. Buttermilk Graffiti is the featured book for Cook the Books. Here’s a berry delightful and thymely cocktail along with a mushroom “hummus.” . . . → Read More: A New Old-Fashioned, an appetizer and Buttermilk Graffiti

Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Confessions.  I thought I would get ahead of the game during the holidays (yes, I’m talking last December).  I watch Mamma Mia! and recorded all of the food only to realize the May’s Food ‘n Flix was the sequel.  Oops!

Well, here we go again.   (And, at least I knew the back story!)  🙂

Wendy from . . . → Read More: Chopped Greek Salad with Toasted Pine Nuts and Pitas for May’s Food ‘n Flix

Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing

…and an accompanying salad. This dressing packs a punch of vegetables and is perfect on a salad of spinach, cucumbers, radish, carrots and sprouts. . . . → Read More: Japanese Steakhouse Ginger Dressing

Tacos al Pastor

Although the meat wasn’t Shawarma spit-grilled, this recipe for Tacos al Pastor is a great grilling meal. This recipe makes a lot so invite a crew over to enjoy it! . . . → Read More: Tacos al Pastor

A Quick Salad for By Invitation Only, a TLC Book Tour

Welcome to another stop on the TLC Book Tour. I received a free copy of Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank for an honest review. As always, I paired a recipe inspired from the book’s pages with this review. . . . → Read More: A Quick Salad for By Invitation Only, a TLC Book Tour

May 2019 “In My Kitchen”

Welcome to May.   I have lots of tomatoes and peppers to put out in the garden (and by the time this posts, I certainly hope they are out of the greenhouse and vegging in the garden!

All Black Cherries

I have lots of Black Cherry tomatoes that I grew from seeds that I saved . . . → Read More: May 2019 “In My Kitchen”

Part Three for FnF: Tri-Berry Pie

Spinning Platesis the April Food ‘n Flix film. Today is the end of my three part series celebrating the film and brings dessert. . . . → Read More: Part Three for FnF: Tri-Berry Pie

Food ‘n Flix: Part Two—Chef Grant’s Best Burgers

This isn’t molecular gastronomy but you must try this Charcuterie Burger with Sauce Gribiche and Apple as soon as you are able. Here’s my entree for the three-part Food ‘n Flix feature this month. . . . → Read More: Food ‘n Flix: Part Two—Chef Grant’s Best Burgers