Scallops are the fast thing I seem to make, and also the easiest. They literally are placed in a hot pan with oil for a minute and then flipped and cooked another minute. So if you, like me, like to have some quick weeknight dinners to pull out of your back pocket here is another oneRead more
Hey, remember me? Rosemary who cooks a lot. I can forgive you if you don’t, I have been SO busy I didn’t post a new recipe all last week! That was first…and hopefully a last. With the holiday’s approaching and some last minute airline tickets to use up, it’s been a while since I haveRead more
I find that lemongrass is kind of an odd thing. For being a stalk of grass I find it really strange that it carries such a citrus scent and flavor. Lemongrass is used as an herb in Asian cuisine (which is how the next recipe uses it) but also as a medicinal herb in IndiaRead more
Ok so there is no trick, only scallops. But Happy Halloween everyone!! Scallops are one of those ingredients which are a treat. I love not only eating scallops but since scallops cook quickly they make for a nice fast dinner to cook. But scallops can be expensive so I really don’t cook them allRead more
Guess what…I am back to the start of my bookshelf, which means we are revisiting my vegetarian cookbook, Plenty, which according to Amazon is a best seller!
Matt’s birthday ended with a bang (or as Andy would say a BOOM). We had a potluck style meal. The dish I made came from Quick and Easy’s Stir-Fry Cookbook. Backstory on the cookbook – I actually bought this cookbook for Matt on our first Easter together. I also bought a wok and filled it with allRead more
Guess what?! Another soup recipe in the summer!! This one comes from the cookbook “Thai Street Food” by David Thompson. This is the largest cookbook I have, it doesn’t fit on my book shelf upright but it contains beautiful huge pictures of each recipe.
The summer heat has finally arrived, enough to have our AC on and our friends not so casually asking to come over and use the pool (Al). “The Slanted Door” by Charles Phan is a Vietnamese cookbook and the next in line for the project. This is one of those cookbooks that tells stories alongRead more
The project continues with Clare Ferguson’s cookbook Barbecue – From Skewered Prawns to Hot Beef Satays.