Spinach Dal

I am really loving some lentil dishes lately. Another week where I need something easy. Indian cuisine is a good one for that. Lots of flavor, without a lot of fuss. The key with Indian food is to not be intimidated by the long ingredient list. Many Indian dishes require you make a masala. That [...]

Colcannon

This recipe was inspired by two things.  I first noticed this recipe from Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations: Dublin.  It looked simple and interesting and I felt I could make a healthier version without too much trouble.  The other inspiration was a coworker of mine, who now walks with me at lunch.  She told me about [...]

Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices

As we get closer to New Years Day 2019, it's time to look at recipes that bring good luck in the new year.  I did Hoppin' John last year.  This year, I am again using black-eyed peas in a dish.  Black-eyed peas are a symbol of luck in the new year.  I wanted to combine [...]

Firecracker Casserole

Ok.  Now most of you have made this type of recipe.  Ground beef with a couple of cans of condensed soup.  This is very convenient, especially for busy people.  I've made many myself when I was younger.  However, if you are watching your health, it can be a nutritional nightmare.  Condensed soup contains a lot [...]