Chicken is the most eaten meat in the United States, but many people are a bit squeamish about cooking poultry. Keeping a few safety tips in mind when handling chicken is important, but there is no need to shy away. Care in preparing it properly… [read more]
Spicy Honey Roasted Pumpkin While I enjoy recipes with mashed pumpkin, I feel freshly cut pumpkin is an under used ingredient in American kitchens. It cooks quickly and is surprisingly versatile, working well in both savory and sweet recipes, or like in the one I… [read more]
I am often known to espouse the virtues of cooking from scratch, but I do realize that is easier said than done for many. I work from home, and cooking is a big part of that work, so I must admit it is easier for me. I still find grocery shopping a massive time suck though, especially if you are planning meals from fresh ingredients. If you’ve been box or take-out dependent, and are not used to preparing fresh home cooked meals, the process of switching can seem daunting I’m sure. Sorry, but I’m about to strip away your excuses.
Lasagna is a perfect meal for the holiday season. A large steaming pan fresh out of the oven will warm even the biggest humbug’s heart. If you are afraid to make this dish, or have had less than stellar results in the past, put aside… [read more]
I am sometimes guilty of throwing a few too many things into a recipe, but some ingredients call for more respect than that. They deserve to stand less encumbered, and be showcased in their own right. I’ve found this to be the case with the… [read more]
Now that I’ve got your attention :smirks sinisterly:, get the thoughts of Frankenstein & the Omen out of your head. While My experiments in the kitchen this week would actually not qualify as unholy, they are surely deserving of the unorthodox label. There is nothing… [read more]