What are leeks? Native to Mediterranean countries, leeks hold a flavorful spotlight in today’s culinary scene. Although resembling a giant scallion or green onion, the leek is related to both the garlic and the onion, though its flavor and fragrance are milder and more subtle. It has a thick, white stalk, cylindrical in shape and
I have known for a long time that dark meat on chicken has more flavor, I just have preferred breast meat from the chicken. However, after making this incredible creamy sauce and nestling chicken thighs in the sauce, I have started to change my tune. This dish is very good for a weeknight easy meal.
As you might know, my husband is in the horticulture business. A couple of weeks ago, he brought home some lemons. Not ordinary lemons. These lemons were bigger than my fist. Celebrating Thanksgiving a weekend early, I decided to attempt my first Lemon Meringue Pie. I searched several recipe books, most of which only used
Looking for an easy prep, weeknight meal? Look no further than Chicken Enchiladas. I use the precooked, Perdue southwest chicken, which makes for simple prep work. Using my Pamper Chef chopper to cut up the onion and pepper. I cut the chicken down into bite size portions. I do use a manual grater for my
Feeling a bit under the weather, I needed a warm, hearty meal for dinner, but did not want the heaviness associated with most comfort meals. Remember, I am on the fit body boot camp regiment. I had a couple of leeks in the fridge, then discovered this rustic recipe from Americas Test Kitchen, fulfilling my
Like most Friday nights, we were having steak but I wanted something other than just grilled baked potatoes. We love mashed potatoes, so I wanted to try a new twist. These potatoes are not only creamy but very rich. Be careful just how much cheese you add. Consider leaving on the skin of the potato
Challenge is an UNDERSTATEMENT. When your household hates vegetables and you are a foodie, this 100 days of real food is nearly impossible. Today’s recipe is in Lisa Leak’s new cookbook, 100 Days of Real Food: Fast & Fabulous: The Easy and Delicious Way to Cut Out Processed Food. Easy Fish Tacos with Pico