I love a good chou. It is such a satisfying thing to make. As you mix it, it feels like it's going wrong, won't work (or at least that's my personal experience every single time), then all of a sudden, you get the right consistency and your faith in the culinary world returns. I love… Continue reading Retro Cooking: 1930’s Inspired Stuffed Choux
Pseudo-Panang Chicken Curry
The day Jeff made his first attempt at panang curry, he confirmed (once more) that I married the right guy. I wouldn't call this an authentic Thai curry, but it is certainly inspired by the many delicious curry dishes we have enjoyed over the years. Jeff tweaked this recipe so many times, and I would… Continue reading Pseudo-Panang Chicken Curry
Chicken Soup For This Teacher’s Soul
I've always loved homemade chicken noodle soup. When I was growing up, this was a very frequent meal in our house. There were two versions: mom's and dad's. My mom used her homemade chicken broth, a bunch of vegetables and chunks of rotisserie chicken. My dad, on the other hand, used chicken bouillon powder, put… Continue reading Chicken Soup For This Teacher’s Soul
The Home-Cooked Meals Victory!
This week was our first week back together. Jeff was staying home (woot!) and I decided to plan a whole week of dinners, which had not happened in quite a while. So here's what I had planned...and I am proud to say I stuck to it all! Monday: Caesar Salad Alright, technically, this one didn't… Continue reading The Home-Cooked Meals Victory!