Middle Eastern Rice with Black Beans and Chickpeas

Things are pretty busy around our house. Between working from home, working on personal projects, getting our new home ready and making some upgrades to our current house, there's a lot to do. Even with all of this, I refuse to go for takeout when I can make something healthy and, quite frankly, better that [...]

Mediterranean Chicken & Chickpea Soup

Update from the last post. I bought the Instant Pot. I am doing some experimenting to see what works. I'm finding following the direction is a bit difficult because there is so much variation with different types of food. I tried my Lentils and Rice recipe and didn't let it vent long enough and there [...]

Slow Cooker Saucy Thai Chicken and Butternut Squash Curry

Another week and another day to work on our house. I spent last week cleaning out one corner of a shed. Typically, one corner should not take all that long, but stuffed in a small space were: several bags of chewed up foam padding, two large carpets, two jackets, a tarp, a rusty fold up [...]

Smoky Chicken-Chile Soup with Tamale Dumplings

This week has been a tough week. End of summer Eastern Equine Encephalitis is rearing it's ugly head along with COVID-19. Needless to say, I have had a few late nights. However, like all outbreaks, they are really busy in the beginning and then a rhythm sets in. 18 years doing this, I'm pretty used [...]