Tag Archives: Cheese

Baby Pizzas

We’ve taken to making these little pizzas instead of one big one. They are quick to make on the sourdough bread rounds, and come out so very tasty. No heating up of the big oven, or having a lot of … Continue reading

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Blueberry Pancakes

  We had blueberry pancakes, cheesy polenta, bacon, and poached eggs for our Sunday brunch today.  These were the prettiest part of the meal.

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Eggplant Ragout and Mini Penne

Eggplant . . . not my favorite food, but WOW – this turned out great.  And unexpectedly easy.  I read somewhere years ago that it improves the stringent feeling of eggplant if it is salted and drained before cooking/roasting it.  … Continue reading

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Burger Queen

That’s me!!!!  Ever since his college days in Tucson, DH has been an avid fan of cheeseburgers.  We have them often. But will there ever be a burger better than those at Louie’s Lower Level on the University of Arizona … Continue reading

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Rib Eye Steak

The red peppers are here in abundance this week, so there will be a lot of them on our table. There was just enough rib eye steak meat left over for a low-meat dinner, so I supplemented the protein content … Continue reading

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Steam Fried Eggs

Versatility, thy name is “egg”. When I am busy with a lot of other dishes on Sundays’ special brunches, I sometimes just steam fry the eggs. When you think about it, all methods that keep the egg whole produce something … Continue reading

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Alouette

  Alouette, gentille alouette . . . https://www.google.com/search?q=aloutte+gentille&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-b-1-ab Every time I get this box of Brie out, the above song starts up in my head.  I had no idea what it is about, but now I do. Remember that loaf … Continue reading

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Burger ‘n’ Onions

We seem to be on a cheeseburger kick again.  Today’s delight included a slice of jalapeño pepper cheese and grilled onions.  DH had a slice of bacon on his – hiding under the cheese. You can see mine above.  It … Continue reading

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Potato Soup

  Potatoes are a good source of potassium.  We got into the habit of eating them frequently when DH was first home from the hospital after his transplant.  He was having a two-hour infusion with potassium in the cancer clinic … Continue reading

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PAC Man Tostadas

    I finally managed to get myself to the grocery store, and right inside my front door, I dropped the bag with the eggs.  Only one egg casualty, but the tostada shells were shattered.  Some were salvageable, so tostadas … Continue reading

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Eggs – Not Just for Breakfast

So often I show you only the finished dish, and just use words to describe the procedure, so today I am bombarding you with a lot more pixels – FIVE photos. Here goes: Chop up the desired amount of any … Continue reading

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Burger Lunch Feast

Why is there a depression in the cheese?  Well, because I make a hole in the burger as I put it into the pan.  This helps the center to be cooked to the proper temperature without overcooking the rest of … Continue reading

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Fresh Mozzarella Pizza

I had always wanted to try fresh mozzarella, and one time, many years ago, I did.  It was okay, but not worth, in my mind, the extreme cost and short lifespan. Fast forward to a few months ago.  It was … Continue reading

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Overnight Boule

Boule, from the French for “ball”, is a traditional shape of French bread, resembling a squashed ball. It is a rustic loaf shape that can be made of any type of flour. A boule can be leavened with commercial yeast, … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Tastebuds Sing with Delight

  If you have a large, good quality frying pan, this meal goes together in minutes. Leftover cooked noodles from Stroganoff Leftover spinach Fresh sliced mushrooms, diced onions, diced red pepper The raw veggies will cook up appropriately in the … Continue reading

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Emmentaler Cheese

  Sunday’s Special Breakfast was late, and lunch never happened, so afternoon brought out a case of the hungries.  Thus I made this delightful repast.  The orange stuff is hummus with a big blob of fresh tomato salsa.  Somehow these … Continue reading

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Quicky Burrito

  There are always tortillas in the refrigerator, but I don’t always remember to use them to best advantage.  But yesterday – I did! I had a lot of leftovers to turn into a good lunch – white rice, kernel corn, spinach, and … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad on Whole Wheat Sourdough Medallions

It was one of those lunches that just grew like Topsy. I had a bit of solid white meat chicken breast leftover from the night before, and Chicken Man reminded me of how much he loves my chicken salad. So, … Continue reading

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Saturday Night – Special Treat

    It was JUNK FOOD SATURDAY last night, so we had a delicious Cheddar cheeseburger, onion rings, grilled (more) onions and peppers, fresh Roma tomatoes, and corn off the cob.  The onion rings were a special treat, as they were … Continue reading

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Omelette as a Reward

A few bites of this omelette and he forgot all about the unpleasant prep yesterday and the 6:15 am arrival time at the hospital this morning. The dreaded colonoscopy is over! Better yet . . . a clean report! Nothing … Continue reading

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