It’s finally here! The 100th post of this little cooking blog. (Only took me six years plus a couple months. I’m making a mug that reads, “#1 Negligent Blogger.”) Naturally, it has to be a good recipe, which is why this meatloaf is wrapped in bacon…Okay, so maybe I didn’t know about this 100th blog … More Bacon wrapped meatloaf. (100th post!)
This isn’t a recipe. This is an “I have no clue how to use these stewed vegetable leftovers, let’s call it a soup base” thing. Here’s the backstory: Dad made a delicious braised pork shoulder with carrots and potatoes. Now while the carrots and potatoes were easy enough to fish out of the pot, the … More French Onion Soup.
This soup has four ingredients, one of which is water and I can’t believe its this good. Every fall/winter, Dad will make this soup a few times. He learned it from his mother and just recently shared the recipe with me. The man was holding out. I thought the soup involved, like, work. No. You … More Slovenian swill (aka barley soup).
Today is Father’s Day, so be sure to go hug your dad/grandpa/uncle/stepdad/whatever father figure is in your life. Sorry if you have that George Michael song stuck in your head now, but understand I do too. To keep Dad happy we had steak for dinner. Steak: it’s man food. Along side the steak, I made … More First time try: lemon garlic broccolini
Haven’t cooked much lately. I did make banana nut scones recently. It seems scones are a big part of my culinary repertoire. I’ve done cranberry, carrot cake, and chocolate ginger. I’ve also made fresh strawberry scones but I didn’t blog about them. Anyway, our propane grill recently completely died and it forced us to dig … More S’more comin’ soon!
Over the weekend I listened to Christmas music and watched way too many made for TV Christmas-themed movies. What can I say, I’m a sucker for a good marathon. I can’t count all the times I’ve been pulled into watching hours of “NCIS” or “Criminal Minds,” despite them being repeats from three seasons ago. Moving … More Sharing the love: gifting recipes.
So I’m writing again, a week late but fully caffeinated. As I mentioned last Sunday, I had to extend my vacation during the first week of October. Sadly, my grandfather passed away while I was at home. He had been in the intensive care unit for about four or five days before I started vacation. … More “Shakshuka!” “God bless you.”