I was at a friend’s house making dinner while she was at work. I was planning to shop but she begged me to use the ingredients she had in her fridge and pantry. This recipe is the savory outcome.
If a pantry includes good pasta and a cheese that can be grated, it’s a start. Sautéing the tomatoes, and then making a cheese sauce with the collapsed tomatoes was divine. Rummaging through her pantry, I discovered artichoke hearts, which supplied that “je ne sais quoi” that pulled together the dinner with aplomb.
Instead of shopping, take a look around your pantry. Sometimes the most delicious meals can be creatively put together with whatever you have on hand.
There are over a hundred billion stars in our galaxy. Says Google, at least. After perusing chocolate chip cookie recipes on-line this week, I’m guessing there are about that many recipes for chocolate chip cookies. Minimum. So do I really need to burden the web with, yet, another one? It depends. What’s your taste in cookies? The following list … Full recipe post »
Michigan’s underrated. Some of us have long known that to be fact and now Thrilllist agrees. In “The Definitive and Final Ranking of all 50 States”, Michigan was recently pronounced the best state to live “…ranking the states on everything”. And I quote: “…Did you know Michigan has more coastline than any state other than Alaska? Did you … Full recipe post »
Taste buds prickle; wanderlust triggered. An Argentine barbecue (asado)
enticed me to Patagonia. A friend gave me a vial of ground sumac berries--4 months later I was
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