Our grocery store had the strange idea to make a bunch of leeks the same price as 1 single trimmed leek. So I bought a big bunch of them. The result, adding leeks to many dishes.
I already wrote about my Chicken and Leeks and Dumplings. After that dish, I wasn’t [...]
The first time I ever made chicken and dumplings, was a total disaster. I mean, complete, utter, insane bad, terrible, icky goo. I’d used a recipe I found online and the explanation was just terrible. At least for someone who’d never made it before. The dumplings just fell apart and became gooey [...]
It’s amazing how used we get to unripe, not so fresh vegetables. Especially during the ‘off-season’ vegetables just aren’t that great. And the old-fashioned produce stores seem to have disappeared.
Last summer, in Colorado, I went to a farmer’s market. Everything was fresh and wonderful. It was a Sunday morning and I couldn’t [...]
So our family reunion is over. We had tons of fun and it was great being able to spend some time with everyone again. As I mentioned on here before, I was in charge of making a full Italian meal one night. And obviously I can’t go for a giant bowl of [...]
Later this summer, I’m attending our semi-annual family reunion. Lots of folks from all over join four a couple of days (long weekend) of catching up. A good portion of the event usually revolves about food. Old and new family classics are served. The people who host break out their favorite [...]
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