Cooking and Gardening
Cooking and Gardening is one of my favorite pastimes. I love getting outside and tending to my herb and vegetable garden and cooking every chance I get; which is almost everyday when I am not out of town working!
Take a look at the Recipes I have cataloged.
Recipe Blog Posts
Rainy days and soup. IMHO, that’s comfort food at its best. Kale? I always thought Kale was inedible and even rarely used as a garnish. However, I remember my first experience eating Zuppa Toscana Soup at Olive Garden. All of my previous thoughts about Kale went away. That soup was amazing. And served with their … Continue reading Kale, Sausage and Potato Soup
Tonight I made Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice with Garlic and Shallot and Peas for dinner. It turned out very good, so I thought I would share it with you. Chicken Piccata Ingredients 3 Skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied and then cut in half Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper All-purpose flour, for dredging … Continue reading Chicken Piccata, Jasmati Rice and Peas
I was eating brunch at a restaurant, in Fresno, this last week and breakfast potatoes that were hard and seemed undone. If you have ever had this problem with your potatoes, here is a guide for making the perfect potatoes. This technique doesn’t have to be just for breakfast potatoes, I use it for scalloped … Continue reading Perfect Breakfast Potatoes
There have been a few times in my life when I ask “where have you been all my life?”. Okay, okay its happened more than once. But my point is, why do I wait so long before I make this soup? Sure, I live in Arizona now, and its hot; but who cares? Peas and … Continue reading Split Pea Soup
I was in the mood for brunch today so I decided to make Country Sausage and Gravy, Grits and Poached Eggs. It’s quick, simple and, oh so, delicious! I absolutely love grits. However, by themselves, they can be bland and boring. The next time you make grits, consider spicing them up; the possibilities are endless. … Continue reading Country Sausage and Gravy, Grits and Poached Eggs
Canning fresh vegetables is something I do a lot of. There is no better way to preserve foods. I grow a lot of vegetables and make a lot of sauces throughout the year and can them for use throughout the year.
Canning Sites That May Be Of Interest
Here are some articles I have posted about my gardening experiences.