Cold Noodle Salad with Peanut Soy Dressing

This week I am really busy. I took the week off to help Tony with our house. This leave little time to cook. With being the case I thought I would share with you one of my cold lunch staples this year. I have been making the Shawarma Spiced Salad that I shared before. I [...]

Chicken Bog

I am not from the Southern US.  You can probably tell by the recipes I post.  Even those in the north do enjoy southern fare.  Buttermilk fried chicken, hot chicken, gumbo, jambalaya, and many others.  However, there is a beloved dish that I was not aware of until recently, and that's bog.  The dish consists [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]