When I was a kid, we lived in Texas for three years. In college, I worked at a Mexican restaurant for three years. But, I would never consider myself an expert on authentic Mexican cuisine. First off, I don’t like spicy food so that rules out a lot of things. Also, I’m not super adventurous… Continue reading Bean & Cheese Enchiladas
The tide has not turned. Instead, we didn’t have hot water for 3 days and that was the small problem. I don’t want to get into it. I’m going to pretend like it’s not happening and eat some comfort food. Call it Swiss Cheese Chicken. Call it Creamy Baked Chicken Breasts. Whatever you call it,… Continue reading Creamy Swiss Cheese Chicken
Everyone is always trying to think of ways to ease the stress of Thanksgiving day prep. Well, I have another piece of advice to offer. Make turkey stock the day before Thanksgiving. When I make a turkey, I clean it the day before I plan to roast it. I figured why not do something with… Continue reading Make Turkey Stock Before Thanksgiving
A couple things have been happening around here. I have a daughter who is suddenly scared of choking and therefore, won’t eat. It is very odd to me (completely irrational) but apparently we are not the first parents to go through this. This same daughter is VERY attached to her stuffed animal, Bunny. Poor Bunny… Continue reading Ever Have A Kid That Won’t Eat? Roasted Carrot Soup To The Rescue
When we were at The Cook’s Atelier in Beaune, France we started our amazing meal with gougères. They are delicious little cheesy pastry puffs that are typically served at the beginning of a meal with a glass of champagne. They are also served during wine tastings and I believe they originated in the Burgundy region. So,… Continue reading Happy New Year!