Cooperative Quiche

Unfortunately, our kitchen is, while much bigger than previous ones, not really laid out well for working together 1. Unless one person’s job is washing dishes while the other person cooks and preps. Which isn’t really working together on creating something tasty. And that is exactly what Chris wanted to do on Sunday afternoon. We… Continue reading Cooperative Quiche

Mushroom Risotto, v. 12,005,359,359

   One of many variations on a theme but significantly different enough to make me want to post the recipe.    While on Christmas vacation, Chris and I dined at a place called the Dock Cafe in Stillwater, Minnesota, overlooking the frozen St. Croix River.  It was a total guess and a lucky one in the… Continue reading Mushroom Risotto, v. 12,005,359,359

Carrot Mushroom Barley Stew

Or, Mushroom Carrot Barley Stew. Or even Barley Stew with carrots and mushrooms.  Also includes kale, carrots, onions and ginger. Earlier this week, I tweeted about prepping for a pork stew in the slow cooker. I cut the veggies and combined things in plastic containers so that come morning, Chris could just toss things in,… Continue reading Carrot Mushroom Barley Stew

Mushroom-Sage Sauce & Squash Risotto

We are in the midst of moving right now (literally, thinks to scheduled posting). Due to my work schedule, size of some of our furniture and general laziness, we hire movers from Two Men and a Truck and they are doing the heavy lifting this afternoon. This will be my 4th move with them since… Continue reading Mushroom-Sage Sauce & Squash Risotto