Sauces

Brown Sugar & Bourbon Glazed Ham Recipe

Brown Sugar & Bourbon Glazed Ham Recipe

I present thee with Brown Sugar & Bourbon Glazed Ham No Easter is complete without a glazed ham. We’re adding a party today with a bit of bourbon whiskey. She is glorious. And sweet. And glorious. Brown Sugar & Bourbon Glazed Ham Ingredients 10 pound smoked […]

Sweet & Sour Pork

Sweet & Sour Pork

Crispy tempura pork topped with this lovely sauce. Skip the take out box and eat in tonight. Sweet & Sour Sauce Ingredients 1 cup water 1/2 cup vinegar 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 – 6 ounce can tomato paste 1 teaspoon salt […]

Crab Cakes Recipe With Garlic Aioli

Crab Cakes Recipe With Garlic Aioli

Dare I say? The Hallmark channel is playing Christmas movies starting today.  I am more excited than usual this year for the sappy, cheese-y goodness of Hallmark Christmas movies. Thanksgiving and Christmas event planning is underway. Tailgate parties have started. It is officially time to […]

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

In this post we will explore how to cook a perfect chicken breast. We will explore traditional Chicken Cordon Bleu filling and try a new, melty, and delightful alternative recipe. And, perhaps most importantly, we shall splurge and top it all off with a new heavenly cheesy, […]

Homemade Pulled Pork Sammich Recipe AKA The Hot Mess

Homemade Pulled Pork Sammich Recipe AKA The Hot Mess

If you’re having a casual, little dinner party for about six people and want to go all out, let me introduce you to The Hot Mess… in the best possible way, that is. Have plenty of wet towels ready. And snobby beer. And bibs. Other […]

Chicken Makhani AKA Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

Chicken Makhani AKA Indian Butter Chicken Recipe

When my kids were little, they learned about various countries by studying not just the history of the country, but the foods. Son and Dotter had to cook dinners that represented the country they had been learning about. In my home? Imagine that. I wish […]

Eggs Benedict Recipe

Eggs Benedict Recipe

I’m on a kick lately. Back to basics… the traditional, if you will. The basics are good for the soul. Here are some others I’ve been in touch with lately: Take road trips. Be happy. Be kind. Be silly. Keep learning. There’s something about going […]

Homemade Rich, Meaty Bolognese Sauce Recipe

Homemade Rich, Meaty Bolognese Sauce Recipe

I’m pretty sure every last one of my Facebook friends has visited Italy this week. There are beautiful pictures of naked male statues standing by glorious fountains, bold red wines, and churches – oh, the churches. And I’m all sittin’ over here in Seattle listening […]

A Birthday Party for Dotter With Owls and Fondue

A Birthday Party for Dotter With Owls and Fondue

It seems like just yesterday we celebrated Dotter’s 16th birthday. I told her and Son they must never grow up but neither one of them listened to me. Son now towers over me and Dotter celebrated her 20th birthday this weekend. She’s my St Patrick’s […]

Ground Turkey Tamales With Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Ground Turkey Tamales With Enchilada Sauce Recipe

Tamale. Tamale. I love ya’ tamale. Only, you know, today is tamale. And tamale is today.  Oh, who am I tryin’ to kid? I love tamales today. And every day. And tomorrow. And you will too… especially making them at home. This is a great […]