Tag Archives: Mushrooms

Simple Stir Fry

This is one of our most cherished dishes.  So simple, and so delicious.  The recipe is basically cooked rice with whatever veggies and meat you have. Sauté the veggies, move them over in the pan, and heat the rice in … Continue reading

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Onion Soup Like No Other

As readers have probably noticed, I am an incredible sucker for Penzey’s Spices.  There is an absurd number of jars (at least 30!) within my reach as I sit at my place at the kitchen island to eat, plus some … Continue reading

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Why is Steak Cheaper Than Hamburger Meat?

On most Fridays, our local Safeway store features either Rib Eye or New York Strip steaks for $5. a pound.  Good ground beef is usually more than that, so we eat a lot of steak! The New York Strips are … Continue reading

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NOLA BOY makes dinner

The cutting ceremony has come and gone, and I am home from the hip replacement surgery.  Before going into the hospital, I pre-cooked a lot of food, and we have been taking advantage of our own in-home cafeteria-style food emporium. … Continue reading

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Black Kale

Definitely will be seeking out Black Kale in the future!  This stuff is wonderful!  We love steamed kale to begin with, but this variation is tender and almost sweet. Other items on the plate are mushrooms, miniature sweet peppers, a … Continue reading

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Olive Omelette

On the inside were mushrooms, onions, and extra sharp Cheddar cheese.  It was a good thing that I had my iPhone at the ready, because this baby disappeared right before my very eyes. The one-week report on the cataract surgery … Continue reading

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Chicken Stir Fry with White Rice

This is one of those dinners that when you sit down and get firmly established with eating, you think “Why don’t I make this more often?”. The rice is a snap and takes no effort.  The veggies are carrots, celery, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Cornbread

We always have plenty of dried cranberries on hand, so today I whipped up a new taste treat to go with the Cream of Potato/Onion/Mushroom/Cabbage/Pepper Soup for our lunch. This cornbread was just perfect.  I used all purpose flour and … Continue reading

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Sunny Paris

Whoopeee!  We got to go on a short trip – a week in New Mexico !!! First night home – leftover noodles and lots of bits of veggies from the trip, combined with a lovely stalk of bok choy that … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Peppers, Broccoli

There are a few weeks of the year when our local ethnic grocery store has all colors of bell peppers on sale for 3/$1..  This is a happy time for us, as we are able to be totally profligate and … Continue reading

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Two Soups

As you may have gathered, mealtimes are very special for us.  My Louisiana boy does love him his soups and sourdough French bread, so we have that combination often. This was the end of the line for the split pea/lentil/barley … 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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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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Versatility

  Freshly sautéed veggies, leftover noodly shells, boneless chicken thighs from the Nesco Roaster, and some fresh salsa from the deli. We generously sprinkled freshly-grated Romano over the top. I N S T A N T   F E A S … 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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Cream of Crimini

Every other month, we get a delivery of various foodstuffs from Azure Standard, which is a company in Oregon that has mostly organic foods and other health items.  I had been mail ordering from them for about 15 years, but … Continue reading

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How to Reheat Steak into Delicious Stir Fry

  It takes only one pan and about ten minutes and you get to feast on the delicious stir fry that you saw yesterday.  This amount provided leftovers, but heartier eaters may find this exactly the right amount of food … 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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Pizza Now – WOW !

ARE YOU CRAVING A QUICK PIZZA, BUT DELIVERY IS OUT OF THE QUESTION? Would two or three of the above little morsels do it for you?  If so, here’s how to have a pizza in record time, and for almost … Continue reading

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Pepper Steak

  I have a new frying pan, and am using it nearly daily.  It is great for quickly browning veggies without the risk of burning them.  This stir-fry happened in record time, with almost no clean up. I tossed some … Continue reading

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