Tag Archives: Kitchen

Black Beans Deluxe

NOLA Boy loves beans of any color, so I rotate them, but try to keep a supply on hand at all times. The InstantPot has made beans so very easy, it is nearly criminal not to enjoy them to the … Continue reading

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First Asparagus

I hadn’t really contemplated dinner, so when it came time to do some serious thinking, this is what I came up with.  I’d been to the grocery store the afternoon before, so there was plenty to choose from. I started … Continue reading

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Pizza Quick

I’ve seen tiny packages of snack pizzas that purport to be the same as – for instance T.G.I. Friday’s offerings – but the price, the extraneous preservatives and other “enhancing” ingredients, plus the need to keep a fairly large paper … Continue reading

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Vindaloo

It started out as Split Pea Soup, but things have a way of morphing in my kitchen. I had a lovely vat of home brewed chicken broth, and it was a chilly (for Arizona !) day, so a nice bowl … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pudding

Continuing with my experimentation with Tapioca Pudding . . . Some iterations are bound to be more aesthetically pleasing than others, and this one was so delicious, it is almost indescribable.  Think “peanut butter cup” – only a lot more … Continue reading

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Tapioca Treats, Unlimited

Don’t wait 75 years before you try the wonders of tapioca pudding.  I shudder at how much of my life passed before I discovered this delectable dessert and all-around great food. This isn’t my first post on the subject, but … Continue reading

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Pizza in the Oven

So here’s where it got messed up.  All was well inside the oven, except it didn’t seem to be browning the cheese as I had in my mind’s eye. So . . . Don’t try this !!!! I turned on … Continue reading

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