Tag Archives: Full Plates

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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BBQ Pork Chops, Beans and Rice

One of our favorite meals is also one of the easiest. Any kind of beans makes DH’s little heart go pitty-pat, so I always cook a whole pound at a time. This makes about six cups of beans – and … Continue reading

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Fox Point

  Not all of our meals are really worthy of showcasing on here, but even the ones that don’t ring the bell visually are unbelievably delicious in the eating phase. Here is an example:  This is a slice of roasted … Continue reading

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Chicago to Paris by way of New Mexico

The Green Chile Stew that I tried for the first time a year or so ago has become a real favorite.  This was the end of the line from the last batch, so I pumped it up with huge chunks … Continue reading

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BBQ Beef, Spanish Rice, Mexican Grey Squash

This meal was so flavorful, that the BBQ beef was practically superfluous.  The Spanish Rice had wonderful flavor from herbs and bacon, and a bit of body from a modicum of cheese. Mexican Grey Squash is much like zucchini, only … Continue reading

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A Penne for Your Thoughts

Remember the Eggplant Ragout and the Mini Penne?  Well, of course there was leftover penne (so handy to have at the ready), so a quick lunch was available by sautéing some pasilla and red peppers, and scallions – then adding … Continue reading

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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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