Recipes

Spicy Mashed Sweet Potato Recipe

May 4, 2016 0 Comments
Spicy Mashed Sweet Potato Recipe

Sweet Potato Mashers I adapted this recipe for mashed sweet potatoes from one of my cooking magazines. It’s pretty straight forward for any mashed potato dish except for the addition of an Anaheim pepper to spice it up a little. Anaheim Peppers This variety of pepper is a milder variety of the New Mexico chili […]

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Basic Saute Spinach Recipe

April 25, 2016 1 Comment
Basic Saute Spinach Recipe

“I’m strong to the finish, cause I eat my spinach…” This sauteed spinach side-dish is a huge hit in our house and one we go back to time and time again. There are lots of ways you can alter this recipe by adding a little of this or a little of that but we like […]

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Pickled Mustard Seeds Recipe

April 20, 2016 0 Comments
Pickled Mustard Seeds Recipe

Pickled Mustard Seeds Make a Wonderful Garnish I found this recipe as part of a Blue Apron package featuring salmon as the entry. The pickled mustard seeds were used as a finishing topping for the salmon to give it an extra layer of flavor and they did just that. I’ve used mustard seeds in a […]

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Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

March 29, 2016 2 Comments
Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

A Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe from Mississippi I read about this tasty recipe back in January in a New York Times article by Sam Sifton. If you’ve already heard about this extremely simple way to make a delicious crock-pot pot roast, please check out this version or go check out some of my other […]

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Yellow Rice Recipe

March 21, 2016 2 Comments
Yellow Rice Recipe

How to Make Yellow Rice at Home Yellow rice is exactly what it sounds like – rice that has a yellow color. It is a traditional rice used in Afghan, Caribbean, Cuban, Indonesian and Spanish cuisines. What kind of rice you use and the ingredients used to give it a yellow color depends on where […]

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Spinach Walnut Pesto Recipe

March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Spinach Walnut Pesto Recipe

An Alternative Version of Classic Pesto When you think of pesto, you’re most likely thinking of Pesto Alla Genovese made with crushed garlic, pine nuts, salt, basil, Parmesan cheese and olive oil. These are the ingredients that have been used since ancient Roman times originating in Genoa in northern Italy. Today, home cooks all over the […]

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Fish Stock Recipe

March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Fish Stock Recipe

How to Make Homemade Fish (Fume) Stock Of all the stocks home-cooks need to prepare for their favorite recipes, I’m guessing seafood stock is not at the top of the list. It has always been easy find both chicken and beef stock in your local market but hard to find seafood or fish stock. That’s […]

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Mustard and White Wine Sauce Recipe

March 2, 2016 0 Comments
Mustard and White Wine Sauce Recipe

How to Make a Delicious Mustard & Wine Wine Sauce for Seafood or Chicken A classic mustard and white wine sauce can be made numerous ways with a teaspoon of this or tablespoon of that to come up with different versions.  I like this simple way of making it with mushrooms, a little mustard, a […]

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Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

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Valencia Paella Recipe

February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Valencia Paella Recipe

Aunt Judy is really my wife’s sister but we’ve been calling her Aunt Judy to our kids for as long as I can remember so it has become an affectionate nickname in our home.  Judy is an incredible cook who loves to learn everything she can about cuisine around the globe. She and her husband […]

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