I haven’t had homemade breakfast sausage in a very long time, decades maybe. Sausage isn’t something we eat frequently, but that hasn’t stopped me from wanting to buy the KitchenAid Food Grinder Attachment. You see, we always ground our own meat when I was growing up on the farm, and lately I’ve been having farming [...]
Cooking & Baking
Discover new ingredients and recipes as I explore culinary delights from around the world. You'll find hundreds of recipes, from delicious desserts to savory dinner ideas. I like all foods, so I have recipes for meat-overs, vegetarians and even vegans!
Today, I share a salad recipe that I’ve been eating most weekdays for lunch. After reviewing many healthy salad recipes, I found this salad recipe to be filling and satisfying, not to mention it’s packed with fiber, protein and nutrients. I like that it’s colorful, crunchy, chewy, sweet, sour … it satisfies all of my [...]
The weather turned cold and rainy, so I turned to a lonely can of chickpeas (garbanzo beans) in my cupboard. I never used to care for the texture of chickpeas, but over the past few years, I’ve come to love chickpeas. When used as the protein in this vegetarian / vegan curry, the garbanzos add [...]
The weather is turning cold and rainy, so my instinct to eat hearty foods is increasing. A few weekends ago, I craved a rich and meaty bolognese sauce. Granted, it’s likely because I’ve been overdosing on old episodes of Lidia Bastianich’s TV shows. I grew up watching her on PBS, and I love the ease [...]
Today is Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, and the in-laws are coming over for dinner tonight to celebrate. We’ll have a standard hot pot dinner, which is perfect for the cold fall weather. But for dessert, I’m forgoing the traditional, egg yolk filled mooncakes (which I really don’t like) in favor of a western dessert. To pay [...]
Zucchini (or courgettes) are prolific summer squash that can feed an army from one or two plants. I remember the summer I raised 3 plants and supplied our neighborhood with a steady supply! Zucchinis are best used young before they grow beyond the size of your forearm. Stuffing zucchini is a great way to make [...]