Lobster Quiche? Oooh la laaaa ~ how fancy! Lobster is definitely on my list of top five favorite foods. The texture, the flavor, the richness ~ I just can’t get enough. And I almost feel like it should never be eaten any other way but by itself, with some clarified butter. To hide it in a quiche seems like a sacrilege. But we bought this … Continue reading Lobster Quiche.
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.
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.
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.
You don’t need this recipe. It’s so easy. I just wanted to put a little bug in your ear, just in case you have forgotten how easy a pork chop can be. Honestly, I didn’t think I liked pork chops until the Hub came home one night a few months ago, with some bone-in pork chops from Trader Joe’s. Two in a package. Makes it … Continue reading ginger-soy pork chops.
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.
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.
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.
Oh my lord in Tex-Mex heaven ~ this is such a hit. My first recipe on PIXY’S 21-DAY RESET, and I have knocked it out of the park, y’all. (I need to remember this feeling when I completely ruin dinner on Day 15…) I’ll tell you exactly what I did, but you should use your own creative license, and your own favorite flavors. It’s your … Continue reading Mole Stuffed Peppers and Tomatoes.
HEY, DON’T CALL ME FAT AND FRUITY! okay, maybe i am a little of both. there are worse things to be! in fact, i’m not as sad about my recent weight gain as i thought i’d be. i earned every single one of those pounds, by completely failing at the ever-popular KETO diet. everyone out there is just dropping weight like crazy on this KETO … Continue reading fat and fruity snacks.