Tag Archives: Onions

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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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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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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Chicken Florentine

Can’t you just taste the many flavors here?  The shaved Parmesan really gave it some class! We’ve become real fans of the boneless, skinless leg/thigh pieces.  I have no clue how they get the bones out of there whilst still … Continue reading

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Buffalo Ghee

LEARNING CURVE = More work needed !!! I tried posting yesterday’s blog entry directly from my iPad last night, but seems that it works differently from the iPhone.  So the picture got published before I had written any text. Likewise … 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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Potato Onion Bread

  This bread threatened to take over the entire kitchen!  I used a plain white bread recipe and added freeze-dried shallots, an egg, non-diastatic malt instead of sugar, and some potato flakes.  The result is shown here.  Fortunately it had … Continue reading

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Who Needs a Microwave?

The last time I mentioned reheating precooked food on the stove, there were several folks who wrote privately to ask for more information. It really is dead simple to do this with excellent results while not needing to use the … Continue reading

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Pasta Pasilla

You probably can’t tell from this picture, but this is a tiny little dish – about the size you would eat a small portion of ice cream out of.  This was an emergency grab of a picture of this delicious … 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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Sprouted Onion

I keep my onions in the utility room on vinyl-coated open shelving, but this one had been plopped on the shelf head down, it appears.  It took that opportunity to grow an interesting hairpiece down through the openings. Does anything … Continue reading

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Pepper Steak Times Three

Pepper steak is a big fave for a quick, healthy dinner (or lunch).  We never seem to tire of it, and this week, we had it three different times.  Not consecutively, mind you, but we did have it on three … 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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Lamb Chops

    This was my first try at lamb chops.  They came out really good, but I’m not sure I want to do it again.  Despite how they look, there really isn’t much actual meat on the chop, and the … Continue reading

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Good to Have on Hand

Three ingredients – red peppers, sweet onions, and thick slices of mushrooms. When there is a small bucket of this in the refrigerator, the possibility for a quick pizza or other similar meal is always at hand. Add just about … Continue reading

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Tortellini Chinoise

  They are not to be confused with a real main dish, but the little filled pastas that have appeared in the grocery stores are appealing as a special treat to take the place of just plain pasta.  The little … Continue reading

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Onion Rings Made So Very Easy

If you love onion rings as much as I do, but find they are too time consuming to make yourself, and a huge disappointment when ordering them in a restaurant, here’s something I stumbled upon by accident that made my onion … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Commemoration

This was not a good Bastille Day for those unfortunates in Nice, but I am commemorating France in general today with French Toast for breakfast and French Bread Pizza for dinner.   The French toast pretty much speaks for itself.  It … Continue reading

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