Turkey and Cranberry Stew

Now that I have made a recipe with the turkey legs, there is still the business of cooking the leftover bits. This includes the neck, backbone, giblets and the rest of the turkey frame. I typically like to use a slow cooker for this because it does such a good job bringing out goodness from [...]

Chicken Edamame Chowder

Still working on our house. This week I am doing some organizing. You know those small items I kept? Now they need to be organized. Tony is great for organizing big things. He HATES organizing small items. I don't mind that. I did this a while back when I helped him clean out our garage. [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]

Sook Mei Faan

This recipe was one that surprised me. Who'd have thought that the Chinese would do a creamed corn recipe. Well, they have. According to the Togi Blog, "Creamed corn over rice is a quintessential Cantonese dish often served at cha chaan tengs, casual diners that are ubiquitous in Hong Kong." Imagine Asian flavorings in a [...]

Mesquite Chickpea Burger

I really haven't done too may burgers this summer. I guess I haven't been as inspired this year because of what's going on. With that being said, this veggie burger recipe is something that I only see with meat. Mesquite is typically associated with smoked meat. While I am pretty much a vegetarian now, that [...]