A big batch meatball freezer meal.
A few years back, after having slept for a few hours, I woke up to fireworks nearby. I thought, “Who would be shooting off fireworks at this hour? Grrr….” And then I remembered that it was New Year’s Eve. Lame. This year, we’re going to out and we’re bringing something to share. I had leftover sour … Continue reading
I know, roasting again? Yes, I looked it up and I’ve posted recipes about roasted brussels sprouts, squash, sweet potatoes, red peppers, kale, and grapes. It’s my favorite method because it’s just so flavorful and can be done in a big batch. Well, here are two more for the list: broccoli and garlic. First off, … Continue reading
We enjoy this “White Bean Panzanella Salad” from my America’s Test Kitchen Healthy Cookbook. It kind of reminds me of Caprese Salad, which features tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. Caprese meet Panzanella. Panzanella, meet Caprese. I added fresh mozzarella pearls to ATK’s Panzanella. The result is a fresh and substantial salad; it’s a meal in itself. Recipe Recommendations: … Continue reading
I recently checked out The Indian Slow Cooker cookbook from the library and found this recipe for Biryani, which is what I order at an Indian restaurant. The meat is marinated in ginger, garam masala, tumeric, cilantro, mint, and garlic, then topped with saffron-laced basmati. It is a fantastic big batch meal that we’ll add to the rotation. For … Continue reading
A Trader Joe’s expert just took me on a tour of the store, showing me her favorites. She showed me the best deals and gave tips on what to buy elsewhere for budget sake. One of the most memorable parts of the trip was finding the challah bread. I’ve been searching for challah for some time, … Continue reading
After years of searching for the cinnamon buns recipe and I’ve finally found it. This is not a drill! It’s a Brioche dough (i.e. a highly-enriched sweet bread, which using butter and eggs to produce a tender and flaky crust). Better yet, it’s a “Five Minutes A Day” bread. I’ve professed my love for Bread … Continue reading
This year, my husband and I were both separately “suckered” into buying some Boy Scout popcorn, not knowing of the other’s purchase. (I couldn’t help it, the Scout came to the door and he had a lisp. “Of course, I’ll thupport the Boy Thcouth,” I thought. It was just too cute.) So, we have lots … Continue reading