Slow Cooker Thai Chicken

I’m always on the lookout for slow cooker recipes – there’s nothing quite so satisfying as throwing a bunch of stuff into a Crockpot, turning it on in the morning, and then coming home in the afternoon to a house that smells great and a hot delicious meal ready to serve. I found this recipe […]

Simple Apple Squares

I like to bake with seasonal ingredients – in late spring and early summer, you’ll see a lot of berry dishes. In late summer, a lot of stone fruit. Autumn, to me, is all about apples and pears and winter squash. Mostly apples. From the way this recipe looked on Jill’s blog, I expected the […]

Mrouziya (Honey Spiced Lamb)

Unlike a lot of folks in Columbus (who are still without electric and have lost entire freezers worth of food), I still have a very full freezer (I would have been so up a creek without a paddle if my electric had gone out). I’ve been trying to plan meals around the stuff in my […]

Grandma’s Stuffed Cabbage Soup

After making cabbage rolls last month, I wanted something that would be of a similar flavor, but without all the work. After thumbing through my cookbook collection, I came up with this recipe. I’m submitting it to this week’s Frugal Fridays food blogging event. I used almost all pantry staples, so I don’t have the […]

French Onion Soup

This is actually something I made last winter, using onions I got at the Worthington Winter Market – but with the nights getting a bit nippy, and sweet onions starting to show up at the farmer’s markets, this recipe is more timely than ever. I tend to like my French Onion soup homemade, as most […]

Frugal Fridays: Golumbki and Halushka

There are reasons that, in certain cultures, some things are “staples” – this is a staple dish of Eastern European cuisine that not only tastes great, but is super affordable to make. For this week’s Frugal Fridays, I chose to feature one of my favorites. I think every time Paul’s sister Patti visits us (or […]

SHF #45: Raspberry Cheesecake Muffins

It seems as if raspberry season is starting to wind down here in Central Ohio. However, a few weeks ago, when raspberries were plentiful, I found myself craving some sort of baked good with raspberries inside. One of my favorite things in the world (pedestrain as it may seem) is Entemann’s Raspberry Cheese Danish – […]

Miniature Scotch Eggs

I’m a big fan of Scotch eggs – there’s just something about taking a hard boiled egg and wrapping it in sausage and bread crumbs and deep frying it that really does it for me. Sometimes, though, they’re so big that the whole thing becomes a giant gut bomb waiting to detonate. So when Denise […]

Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Fines Herbes

It’s time again for one of Joelen’s Culinary Adventures – this one with the theme of a Wolfgang Puck/California inspired recipe. I found this recipe on his web site, and decided to make it because it reminded me of my favorite Gordon Ramsay method of scrambling eggs, this one with a few twists added in. […]

Baked Pasta with Chicken Sausage

For this edition of Presto Pasta Nights, hosted this week by Gay of A Scientist in the Kitchen, I’ve decided to submit a dish that I made quite a while ago for a cookout. It was so simple to prepare, the flavors melded together beautifully, and it was an absolute hit. This one is definitely […]