Monthly Archives: February 2011

my children are going to grow up thinking everyone eats like this.

Its a very good thing I am going to kick boxing tomorrow. Tonight’s dinner was amazing. Coq Au Vin. I think my children are going to grow up thinking everyone eats like this. Woe to the girl my son chooses … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jacques did it, so can I!

So, today was really busy and stressful and exiting. We went and looked at and purchased a horse trailer!! No more borrowing! The girls and are so excited. The drive down, in my rear wheel drive 1 ton dually sled … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, food, home cooking | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

the kids all say, “It tastes better than I thought it would, Mama.”

if you look in the lower left you can see the ripping leaves! The bane of my evening!   Chinese stuffed cabbage rolls.  Why would they be a challenge? Hasn’t everyone’s grandma made stuffed cabbage rolls at one point or … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

I think I have a future as a food critic!

I know its been a while. First, our internet server was changed, and we’ve been w/o service for a few days, and the kids and I went on a 4-h trip to Boise over the weekend. Now I’m back, and … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Shirred eggs, turkey burgers, buckwheat crepes with apples and sausage, pork chimichurri, and BONE MARROW!

Shirred eggs, turkey burgers, buckwheat crepes with apples and sausage, pork chimichurri kabobs with grilled sweet potatoes ; this has been our menu the past few days. The shear variety has spoiled us. Gone are the days of meatloaf Monday, … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh MY GOODNESS! I had NO idea what I was missing!!

Oh MY GOODNESS! I had NO idea what I was missing!! There is absolutely NO WAY this could be good coming out of a can! Who Knew SPLIT PEA SOUP could be GOOD tasting!!!! I have 3 walking proofs that … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, food, recipes | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

I am definitely NOT french!

I think its a total and complete myth that the French eat lots of butter, cheese and drink lots of wine and yet are svelte. hm. I admit their portions are smaller, and they most likely eat “cleaner” than we … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Recipe: Risotto, with smoked sun dried tomatoes

This is THE BEST risotto I have had. I told my husband I want to go into town and order it at the Italian restaurant that claims to be authentic Italian. Just to see how they stack up against each … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If only you could smell through the screen!

Oh My Goodness! I am still savoring the taste of tonight’s dinner!!! It is by far my favorite meal so far since beginning this journey, but more on that later.   Its been a good day. I am acting as … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, culinary skills at home, food, home cooking, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment