A work in progress…four days in the making. Two jars, but had a set back with one, because the white plastic lid did not seal enough to create a bubbly, fermented party. So, yesterday I transferred my mostly cauliflower to … Continue reading
Category Archives: Just Because
Restaurant-style Homemade Salsa
Because homemade is always better. And it’s even better when you’re 12-year old brings home the recipe, and now it’s part of her own recipe repertoire. This is super, super simple. If you are a fan of (most) restaurant salsa’s, … Continue reading
Party Foods: Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches
An quick and easy appetizer, that is easy to put together. If you have access to olive mix, it makes this quite easy, as it’s just a matter of layering the meats and cheeses, topping with the olive mix, … Continue reading
We did it again… 500 degree Boneless Prime Rib Roast, and it was amazing.
…Did you know that it is possible to teach old goats new tricks? Just don’t tell that to Bebe’s goats. …There’s not always a good story behind a great meal, but, sometimes there is. ….I think that with all the … Continue reading
Strawberry Chantilly Cream Roll
Can’t decide if it looks simple to make, or hard to make? It’s not just making a cake out of the box, though, there are multiple steps to get to the final product. However, my 11-year old made this. … Continue reading
For the last few years, it has become tradition to spend Christmas Eve at my brother & sister in-law’s house in New Orleans. Over the years, I have made too many dishes to bring Like, four. – Why did I … Continue reading
Pasticho Venezolana, aka Lasagne Bolognese aka Pasticciata Bolognese aka The Real Italian Lasagna
If you are looking for a standard american lasagne, this recipe is not for you. It is, however, the food of my memories. One of my absolutely all-time favorite dishes. A traditional Italian lasagna, which relies on a great ragu … Continue reading
I started this post the first weekend in April, but Life gets in the way sometimes. This is not always a bad thing. Being forced to slow down has caused a gardening obsession to finally flourish. My entire life I’ve … Continue reading
Why you should always cook extra potatoes and why everyone should have an electric skillet.
You just never know when you’re going to need one. A pictorial in making potato pancakes… So, yes, the electric skillet is your friend! It also helps that our microwave is … Continue reading
On hiatus for a while…Kitchen is closed temporarily.
There’s always a silver lining behind t he clouds, right? Ask me that in a month or two. We’ve always said that we should have redone the kitchen first, as it is our most used room. Over ten years later, … Continue reading