In my last post, I presented all the sweets I baked in December, most of which were mailed to relatives. Now here's the savory food I made and enjoyed on Christmas. Since we didn't travel to Virginia for the holidays, we invited friends over for Christmas dinner. I wanted to come up with something traditional… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Good Eating
For the last few weeks, very little cooking has happened. First off, we sold our dinner table, then I had to pack our kitchen. I also had my list of restaurants to go to before leaving Charlottesville. Meals were either out or ridiculously simple (i.e. salad mix with a couple of toppings). Once we moved,… Continue reading Settling in to our new life…and cooking again!
Using the vegetable pulp from our juicer has definitely been a challenge. I must admit that more often than not, we end up throwing it away. But, once in a while, I use it in a recipe and it turns out great. For a while, I was looking for specific recipes made for pulp and… Continue reading I Won’t Waste the Juicer Pulp, Part 3: Chicken Meatballs Edition
This weekend was a lot of fun. I got to play with two new kitchen toys (separately): the meat grinder attachment for my Kitchen-Aid and our new Omega masticating juicer! Both were a lot of fun and brought good results. The meat grinder was an anniversary gift from my husband. He knows me well enough… Continue reading Playing with my New Kitchen Toys