Category Archives: Food

Almost Monte Cristo

  Several months ago, a huge jar of sauerkraut landed in my shopping basket as I dreamed of the delightful grilled sandwiches overflowing with thin slices of corned beef and sauerkraut that I have sampled from Jewish delicatessens from time … Continue reading

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Japanese Sandman

  What?  She’s gone ’round the bend for sure this time.  !!! ;-> Every Sunday we have a really special brunch.  It usually looks very similar to what you see above, so I don’t often write about it, but today … Continue reading

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Quickie Pepper Burger

  I guess we are back in the burger-for-lunch-nearly-every-day mode again.  The availability of red peppers seems to bring this out.  I must admit that we do not fight this feeling very hard.  I just get some nice, lean meat … Continue reading

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Pasilla Burger

  We love chili rellenos, but my few attempts to make them resulted in too much effort for too little reward, so we usually get them during the few eating out forays that we adventure out on.  BUT – pasilla … Continue reading

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It Started with Pork Chops

Feast your eyes on this delicious soup!  It is split peas, barley, and lentils in a wonderful broth from pork bones simmered overnight in the small Crock-Pot.  I added a sofrito of sautéed onions/celery/carrots just before serving, and it was super delicious. … Continue reading

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Moros y Christianos

Or Black Beans and Rice. I’m getting a lot of use from my new InstantPot.  I made a big batch of black beans and froze half.  Yesterday a big pile of rice fluffed its way to our plates, topped with … Continue reading

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Crêpes and Broccoli

  We had had a late and large lunch, so a light supper seemed in order.  I hadn’t made crêpes in many years, but was inspired by an efriend’s post – Whole Wheat Crepes With Spinach & Mushrooms into giving it a whirl. … Continue reading

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