Today there is going to be no nostalgic excursions. I threw this stew quickly together for dinner the other day, and it turned out very well. It’s got a somewhat soupy consistency because I didn’t brown the meat, I sweated it together with onions, just like my mom taught me. Then I added a few […]
Today is going to be just a quick post. No nostalgic ramblings, no gastronomical musings, no pseudo-scientific reports. This dish is effortless. I did no research, no recipe comparison, no option evaluation. All I did was — chop and load, chop and load. Shocked? Me, too!
To celebrate the last day of the National Soup Month, I made this quick and easy Spanish Sausage & Lentil soup. I’ve made it before several times. The major difference this time — I tried it in a clay pot (bean pot). This beautiful Italian bean pot has been sitting idly in my cabinet for […]
It’s cold out there… Well, it’s cold out there somewhere other than Alabama. I scroll through my Facebook timeline and see posts of my remote friends about freezing cold, and knee deep snow, and I want to be there with them. I love snow. I want to be cold, curl up on the couch all […]
Don’t you just love it when certain things come together in time and space to make your life easier? Better yet, don’t you just love it when certain seemingly negative things coincide in time and space, and when combined yield a resolutely positive outcome? Well I do, indeed. And here is why. Enter the seemingly […]
If I had to name one dish that immediately recalls childhood for me, it would be this one. Stuffed cabbage rolls called Holubtzi in Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, and possibly other Slavic languages, invariably bring back memories of my Kindergarten. You see, in our Kindergarten they fed us breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner, all cooked on […]
This dish is a marvel of home cuisine. It’s good in any weather, easy as can be, and with mere five to six ingredients readily available it will never send you grocery shopping in order to make it. Yes, you heard me, just five or six, and can be even four if you choose not […]