I think that the key to the best bolognese sauce all starts with your meat. For real. And honestly, for any of my ground meat-centric meals, I try really hard to stay away from just one kind of meat. I like the way flavors just intensify when you combine meats: beef with a little pork, … Continue reading On Bolognese
A while ago, I wanted to try something new from the mass of cookbooks I have accumulated, and the one I wanted to open and dig into (quite literally) was Colu Henry's Back Pocket Pasta: Inspired Dinners to Cook on the Fly, and more specifically, I wanted to try a pasta dish that would be new and … Continue reading On Back Pocket Pasta, Fregola, & a Quick Tip on Corn
I love summer time veggies, especially when a particular coworker of mine brings in fresh produce from his garden! We're talking tomatoes, all kinds of different peppers, and of course, cucumbers. And I'm not talking like, regular grocery store sized cucumbers. I'm talking about cucumbers that are as long as the tip of my middle … Continue reading On Making Pickles [and Eating Them Too]!
I'm going to keep this short & sweet, but have I ever mentioned that I have an AMAZING Mac & Cheese (from scratch) recipe? Because I do. It's rich, it's decedent, it's cheesey, and it's gobsmackin' delicious! And if you don't believe me, then you should just try my very own "THE" Mac & Cheese … Continue reading On THE Mac & Cheese
Okay, how many of you out there are in your kitchen, or your bathroom, or anywhere else, and you spot not one, not two, but many of those little annoying bugs we like to call gnats? For most of us living in homes without air conditioning and windows that remain open 3/4 of the full … Continue reading On Summer Gnat Catching
I am proud to report that I actually made fish...and Frankie liked it! *pause* I made fish, and Frankie liked it...*double pause* is three times excessive? Well, I won't say it now, no doubt I'll say it later (mark my words), but there's a reason I made fish: Frankie has unfortunately been dealing with a … Continue reading On Cooking Fish & Salmon Delish