Risotto is one of my nemesis foods. I have made it and it was fine but it was never as good as risottos (or is it risotti?) I have had out. I don’t know why. Maybe if I tried again it would be fine but… it’s annoying. I don’t want to stand over a pot… Continue reading Easy Oven-Baked Risotto
Cassoulet is a warm and comforting French dish that is packed with protein; a variety of meats served on top of a delicious concoction of white beans. The first time I ever had it was at my favorite restaurant in St. Louis, Brasserie. I don’t know what made me order it because I’m not a… Continue reading Cassoulet: Comfort Food Nirvana
Even though the official end of summer isn’t until September 22nd, it always feels like summer is over after Labor Day. And I’m actually quite happy about that. The kids are back in school and I am so looking forward to the beautiful fall weather. Also, I am always ready for “fall foods” by this… Continue reading Kebab or Kabob?
I love a delicious steak salad. I feel like I’m eating healthy because “it’s a salad.” But it’s hearty, so I’m not hungry when dinner is finished because I “only had a salad. ” Whenever I make what I consider to be a fancy salad I almost always use the same store bought dressing, Brianna’s… Continue reading Steak Salad
As you might remember, about a month ago I hosted an Italian themed meal for some family and friends. Even though no one went away hungry there were a lot of leftovers; both prepared dishes and individual ingredients. It’s easy to consume the prepared dishes, right? Just reheat and eat. But, I needed to find… Continue reading Easy Beef & Broccoli: Leftover Italian To Chinese In A Flash