Waste Not, Want Not This seems like a good motto for the next few weeks. Below are a few of my favorite recipes that most days I can make with pantry staples and leftover items in my refrigerator. Simple soups and stews are the best way to stretch a few pounds of meat into multiple meals. Increasing vegetables in a recipe is the other best option. Or, limited on vegetables, I’ve got you covered with a few quick and easy dinner options. Cola Braised Pork Stew Quick and Easy Grilled Chicken and Red Onion with Honey and Vinegar … Continue reading My Favorite Limited Ingredient Recipes
Living in California lends to a huge variety and abundance of choices. I could continue this theme for a whole year. The recipes I’ve decided on … Continue reading Cooking with Children: Farm to Table
Satisfyingly hearty and rich. Quick cold weather dinner option that’s just incredible with the addition of corn bread or thick slices of buttered sourdough. You have no idea yet, but I happen to be very familiar with just how … Continue reading Lentil, Tomatillo, and Lime Soup
As I said the other day when I shared Pork Vindaloo. I have two favorite cultural cuisines, Mexican and Indian. I still don’t know which came first my love for Mexican food or my love for my man, followed by … Continue reading Aztec Soup (Quick Chicken Tortilla Soup)
It was unusually cold last week. Okay, chilly for California. So I was in the mood to make soup, but still being on a low carb diet I couldn’t make the soup that I was craving. spicy-chorizo-corn-chowder This Chicken and Chorizo … Continue reading Chicken and Chorizo Chowder
Soup/Stew with toppings. A great hearty meal. Posole! Note: Add more or less broth to make this a soup or a stew, you choose. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup chopped yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 … Continue reading Posole!