I picked up a copy of Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food by Nigel Slater. It has over 600 recipes for those times "you just want to eat" without futzing around too much. In addition to the sandwich I made earlier with chicken, avocado and an herb … [Read More...]
I don't normally post something as simple as a sandwich but this one is worth the effort. The main goodness -- and very easy to do -- is the herb mayonnaise. Adding some dried dill, tarragon and basil really added a lot of flavor! The other … [Read More...]
This pasta with broccoli rabe and sausage is from Lidia's Favorite Recipes: 100 Foolproof Italian Dishes, from Basic Sauces to Irresistible Entrees, which I borrowed from the library. I have other cookbooks from her and love them so thought it would … [Read More...]
Fried rice is one of my oldest's favorite dinners yet somehow it's been ages since I made it. It's a great way to use up bits of vegetables and meat, in this case some leftover steak and a handful of raw asparagus. It works best with leftover rice … [Read More...]
I was looking for a simple side dish to go with the Pacific Lime Chicken Thighs I made last night and saw this zucchini salad in POLPO: A Venetian Cookbook (Of Sorts). There are lots of simple recipes in this cookbook, as well as some fancy ones for … [Read More...]
Trying to learn how to cut up a whole chicken into nice looking pieces? Here’s a great video on YouTube I found today.
Do you make your own chicken broth? You should! It’s so easy and almost free if you would otherwise throw out the chicken bones. You can also save the ends of carrots, celery and onions in the freezer until it’s time to make broth. If you want clear broth it’s best to make it on […]