Indian Spiced Potato Cakes

I love potatoes.  I could eat potatoes for every meal.  There are so many things you can do with them. I would start listing idas off but I think it would start to sound like Bubba from Forest Gump.  When I opened up my next cookbook on my shelf I was excited to see I’d beRead more

Let’s use some mushroom stock!

It was cold, windy and sleety last weekend. I guess our nice fall weather has finally left us. So it seemed like the perfect time to stay inside and make a warming, comforting soup with some of the mushroom stock I made in my last blog post. 

Did I really tag a recipe for Okra?

this is okra

Did I really tag a recipe for okra was what I was thinking when I opened the next cookbook in line.  Even though I have never cooked with (or probably ate) okra I couldn’t imagine it being good.  But my friend Al loves okra so perhaps about 6 months ago when I last used thisRead more

Never say Never…

Matt and I are approaching our 2 year anniversary.  We had a very romantic wedding in Las Vegas, just the two of us.  When we came home we had a big celebration at our house.  To keep it “simple” we hired a couple of people to cook hotdogs and hamburgers on demand and had a “bar”Read more

Recipe didn’t work out but there’s a back-up…

finally done

I had to plan ahead for this next recipe, since the marinating time was 3 days!!  The recipe came from the book: In The Charcuterie.  The recipe tagged was for Pork Brochettes with Herbes de Provence. (sounds fancy!)

Easy dinner party roast beef

Potatoes and salad courtesy of Jamie and Tash. Horseradish courtesy of Al.

Next up for the cookbook project is the cookbook In the Charcuterie by Taylor Boetticher and Toponia Miller.

It’s June – let’s make some soup!

It's 10:06 PM, perfect time to sit down to dinner!

Right as it seems like prime time for some grilling recipes, the next book in line for the project is 1 Stock, 100 Soups.  The book is by Linda Doeser and if you can guess from the title it contains 100 soup recipes you can make using the same stock recipe she provides at theRead more