I had a few leftover frozen shrimp to use up and decided on pasta with some sort of creamy sauce, like an Alfredo. I usually make an Alfredo sauce using cream cheese but didn't have any so searched through some cookbooks for something else that … [Read More...]
There are lots of variations on this idea of baking chicken (or pork) with an apricot jam and mustard mix. Sometimes there is some maple syrup added as in this version. Recently I ran across recipes in both Dinner: A Love Story: It all begins at … [Read More...]
Here's another easy Ranch dressing. In fact, I didn't have buttermilk so I created a substitute with 1 teaspoon of vinegar in 1/3 cup milk. Just stir it in and let it sit for 5 minutes or so and you'll have some slightly curdled buttermilk-like … [Read More...]
I was rereading The Shell Seekers (affiliate link), a lovely book, and they kept serving cauliflower cheese during the war. It made me want to try some. When I looked it up, it seems it is basically cooked cauliflower with a cheese sauce on top, … [Read More...]
I'm not sure why these are called "crash hot potatoes" as they're really more smashed. I saw someone else reference them on their blog, but can't remember who. Then when I Googled the name, it seems that Ree Drummond got them from an Australian … [Read More...]
Just Learning to Cook? Start Here
Read my quick start article and then explore the site for some new recipes to try.