CHICKEN ZOODLE PHO.

Oh oh oh….it’s Pho… Actually, it should be “Uh, uh, uh…it’s Pho”. Am I pronouncing that right? I’ve heard it sounds like “fuh” as in, “fuhhh-get about it”, or “FUnyons”. Right? Anyway, I love love LOVE this Vietnamese tricked out, flavor-packed, cure-what-ails-you, chicken-soup. If you make this healing broth from scratch, there are strange, frightening animal bones involved. I’m not afraid of any of that … Continue reading CHICKEN ZOODLE PHO.

twice-baked mini potatoes.

These twice-baked mini potatoes were such a hit at my last Society of Song concert, I just had to share them. And they’re sooooo easy. Here’s how you do it… Sorry there’s no picture of these little cuties. TWICE-BAKED MINI POTATOES Boil “new” potatoes until almost cooked through, about 10 minutes. (New potatoes are those small, adorable ones you can buy in a mesh bag … Continue reading twice-baked mini potatoes.

3-ingredient Tuna Cakes & “NO-tato” Potato Salad.

Does this plate of food look gross to you? I guess it wasn’t meant to be the prettiest Sunday lunch we’ve ever had. But I was determined to come home from church and get food on the table. Not go out and eat something expensive and decadent. The verdict: this was SO delicious. Comfort food at its finest. Sunday food from circa 1980. Tuna Cakes … Continue reading 3-ingredient Tuna Cakes & “NO-tato” Potato Salad.

exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.

Oh, this.   This warming, comforting cauliflower rice pilaf is filling my house with the most fantastic and lovely smells. Its mouth-watering co-star is a Ginger-Soy pork chop, which will get its very own post shortly. I’M SO HUNGRY! I cannot wait for dinner. Here’s how it’s done… CAULIFLOWER RICE PILAF Melt two tablespoons butter or ghee in a Dutch oven. Butter has a major … Continue reading exotic cauliflower rice pilaf.

Island Pulled Pork w/Indian Peanut Slaw.

This is a variation on Aarti Sequiera’s Mango Pulled Pork with Peanut Slaw.  Here’s the original post: https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/winner-aarti-sequeira1/pulled-pork-with-mango-bbq-sauce-recipe-1921724 This is the only pulled pork recipe I make, but I change it up a bit each time.  Usually this recipe changes for me based on what I have on hand.  But the idea is all Aarti and I think she is brilliant. Here’s my take on … Continue reading Island Pulled Pork w/Indian Peanut Slaw.

Whole 30 Italian Night.

This post is coming to you late because I‘m really behind on life.  And stressed, and unfocused.  Praying this will pass! Tuesday night‘s din din was MY kind of food ~ pasta!!!  Only, made with Whole 30 compliant ingredients ~ YAHOO! I wanted to make Lidia’s famous Pasta Trio, but I figured only two kinds of “pasta” would do. Here’s what we ate: Sweet Potato … Continue reading Whole 30 Italian Night.