Category Archives: Cooking

Spinach & Turnip Greens and Ground Meat Mini-Muffins!

Spinach & Turnip Greens Meat Mini-Muffins This is an adaptation from one of the cool recipes I found in Melissa Joulwan’s book, Well Fed.  I’ve created her recipe several times as it makes great Road Food for trips where you … Continue reading

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Foodie News: Food for Thought, Take Two

Foodie News is a once-a-month (ofttimes much less if there’s nothing out there that strikes my fancy to point us at or talk about) feature here.  It won’t show up more often than that.   In this case there are a … Continue reading

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Kimbap/Gimbap: Korean Rice Seaweed Rolls

Nearby, as in two miles (or less?)  away, there was a Japanese-Korean restaurant — they mainly advertised their Japanese menu, but the place was operated by Koreans, and eventually they added on a Korean menu.  I’ve mentioned their japchae in the … Continue reading

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Breakfast: Egg, Avocado, Grapefruit

I go through a lot of eggs in my house.  This is one reason I do my best to ensure I’m buying eggs from local farmers who raise up their chickens properly.  Chickens are omnivores — they eat worms and … Continue reading

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Okra, Tomato, Mushroom, Onion… Vegetarian & Indian Savory Style

Because the okra, the paste tomatoes, the mushrooms and that onion were looking at me accusingly, and the okra was reminding me I bought them nine days ago. Because one should be creative when facing one’s fridge, and that veggie doomsday … Continue reading

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Just Ducky V: Braised Legs and (Optional) Backs, with Plum

This one owes a lot to the Zenbelly Cookbook, by Simone Miller .  It’s highly recommended (the book, not necessarily my adaptation of one recipe, although I seriously did enjoy this…).  I like her approach to wholesome food and a … Continue reading

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Roasted Lamb Shoulder, with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

PS:  I now have a Recipe Index up at the top of this blog.  Definitely it helps to remind me what I’ve already posted, and what I thought I posted, but apparently did not… ### I simply cooked up a most … Continue reading

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