There must be something about the day after Christmas because 2 years ago today was the last time I posted anything on this blog. Here I am again, the day after Christmas, without an idea as to when the last time I posted was until I logged on. In short, I’M BACK!!! I’m not going … Continue reading 2 years ago today…
Like mother like son. My son, Manny, loves to cook. Today he made his famous hash browns for an afternoon snack. He used three large russet potatoes, bell peppers, hatch chile, garlic, green onions,white onions and cilantro. We cooked them first with the top on the skillet and then the last few minutes with the … Continue reading Manny’s hash browns
Success! I have conquered scalloped potatoes au gratin and am inspired to make them again – but better! I would definitely add more cheese on top because I like them to be a little more cheesy and a more substantial “crust” on top. I am thinking about putting in some finely chopped oyster mushrooms … Continue reading Success! Cheesy Potatoey Goodness
Vegan Holiday Kitchen. This is a must have for your cookbook collection – vegan or non-vegan. The Shepherds Pie is sooooo good! I make it all year and it freezes really well if you wanted to put it in individual ramekins (?sp). Continue reading Vegan Holiday Kitchen
I have over spent my budget on food this month and now I have 8 more days in my credit card billing cycle and only $20 left for food. Do you think it will last? I have some food in my pantry and refrigerator but I am going to have to get really creative. I … Continue reading 8-Day $20 Challenge
Ahhh the joy of the small kitchen! This small kitchen forces me to be creative with my use of space. I think that’s what I like about it and I’m certain there are even smaller kitchens than mine. I have such a blast cooking, experimenting, and making a mess! I took a moment to take of picture of this moment because I was having so much fun cooking and using my kitchen tools that I didn’t notice the huge mess I made.
I have some ideas to make this kitchen more functional but I am not sure if I am going to be moving in the next month or two, so I am holding off on making any major changes. Who knows? Maybe my next kitchen will be a small one, too.
I confess, my progress in weight loss was quickly stunted by my indulgance in some delicious enchiladas espinacas (spinach enchiladas) from our favorite Mexican place here in Tucson, Guadalajara Grill, last night. They came drowning in cream sauce and monterey jack cheese. Needless to say I feel heavy today and a little guilty. Well … Continue reading Deviant behavior and chipotle ice cubes