Month: May 2018

Rice, Rice, Seafood, Seafood

It’s a Process, Part 1

Although I may not be in front of the stove for our next adventure, I am in full swing as sous chef for our dinner. Our little band of six, known to ourselves as “wine group”, have gathered for the evening, but I can no […]

Vegetables, Vegetables

Blistering Heat

What do you do with a 2 lb box of mixed cherry and grape tomatoes? Well, you can eat them raw, or garnish (several) salads with them…or you can cook them in butter! Just like bacon, everything tastes better with butter. So, we’re gonna pop […]

Leftovers, Pork, Uncategorized

Cheap Dinner Date

Chef Husband, “Any ideas for dinner?” Me: “Nope.” Chef Husband: (half) jokingly, “Hey, I think there’s a can of SPAM in the cabinet.” Guess what I went looking for…  With a challenge before me, to overcome and elevate a less than desirable product, my first […]

Fruit, Sauces, Techniques, Techniques

A Pressing Matter

Tonight, I was requested by Chef Husband to purée a basket of blueberries. Proudly, I dumped them into my Ninja blender, whirled them round and round, and poured some into my little strainer. I grabbed a teaspoon and pressed them, and scraped them, and swirled […]