Mozzarella Meatballs

Let me just get this out of the way at the outset. It is going to be very difficult for me not to be “punny” in this post. It doesn’t help that the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live just aired, reminding me of this clip. I also have a friend who helped me make…

Jambalaya

In preparation for Fat Tuesday I decided to take ride on the Cajun side. Well not really a ride, unless you count the trip to the grocery store. But you know what I mean. Since I don’t have the patience for gumbo, or more specifically the roux, I decided to make jambalaya (pronounced “jum” not…

Risotto

I know, I know, I haven’t posted in forever and I didn’t write about grapefruit juice. I was excited to put my first drink recipes up, but somewhere along the line I lost my steam. If you were anxiously awaiting instructions on how to make a “salty dog” or a “grapefruit rickey” let me know…

Cabbage and Bacon

This post was not planned. It’s the week after Thanksgiving and I am a little over-cooked. I could barely find the motivation to go to the grocery store last night, let alone figure out what I was going to put on here this week. I knew I wanted to make beef bourguignon, a la Julia,…

Lentil Soup with Sausage

I don’t know if y’all feel the same way, but to me dinner never seems quite complete without my best friend, the carbohydrate. When I see a plate with a delicious piece of fish with some sauteed veggies my first thought is, “Where is the rice?” Especially when the weather is cold I crave the…