Cooking Again, and it feels so good.

For the last month, maybe 6 weeks, I haven’t done much cooking. Seems like Chris and I are always going in two different directions and balancing work-school-wedding plans has kept me busy. Add in a 10 day work trip to the UP and a weekend in Puerto Rico to equal perhaps eight nights of real… Continue reading Cooking Again, and it feels so good.

Squash Risotto and Pan-fried Chicken with Mustard Wine Sauce

This summer, Chris and I were spending some time with friends at their cabin near Tawas (Michigan). One day, Becky and I were trying to use up groceries as we would be leaving the next day and didn’t want to leave a lot of food behind, especially food prone to spoilage in a bad, smelly… Continue reading Squash Risotto and Pan-fried Chicken with Mustard Wine Sauce

Delicioso Green Beans & Potatoes (and Baked Chicken)

A little late, but here’s the recipe for that Sneak Peek photo from a few days ago. Baked Chicken with Potato-Green Bean Saute Ingredients Green Beans, about 2 handfuls fresh. Trimmed and cut in half 5-6 fingerling potatoes 1/2 red onion, frenched Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Breasts (from Kroger) balsamic vinegar 1-2 cloves mashed garlic 1/2 tablespoon… Continue reading Delicioso Green Beans & Potatoes (and Baked Chicken)

Quickie Dinner & A Complaint

I just wanted to cook something, anything for dinner tonight. Something easy and fast. We are in desperate need of a fridge clean-out so I just grabbed a few things I knew weren’t very old. Ingredients 3 boneless chicken thighs (1/2 a package, left over from camping) 1/2 jar tomato sauce 2 portabella mushrooms, sliced… Continue reading Quickie Dinner & A Complaint