Collards and Kimchi.

If you love collard greens, keep reading. If you love kimchi, keep reading. If you think you don’t like either, you might need to try them together. I absolutely love both dishes, but I didn’t always. The first time I tried kimchi was on a plane to Seoul, South Korea. The most beautiful flight attendant I had ever seen, came up to me and said, “American meal, … Continue reading Collards and Kimchi.

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.

Day 21?

Okay, I COMPLETELY forgot to post anything on the last day of the reset!  TERRIBLE!  So here’s my belated last-day post! Not that I have anything interesting to say. I’ll tell you this:  I am eating a lot of not-on-plan things down here at the music convention I’m attending with the Hub, and it’s fine, but I know this will end soon.  Oh yes.  It … Continue reading Day 21?

Day 20!

One more day, y‘all!  One more day!!! I am definitely going to continue on for the full 30 days, but I promise I‘ll leave you alone after tomorrow!  I‘ll go back to my regular, random posts, and stop filling your inboxes with my daily highs and lows. I think this way of eating is so delicious, though.  I can‘t imagine stopping, although I’m sure I‘ll … Continue reading Day 20!

Day 18 & 19.

I cannot believe this is still happening!  Anyone tired of this dang posts? Don’t answer that.  I’m tired of myself at this point. Another hurdle yesterday!  I had a rare out-of-town gig with my lovely trio (shout-out to the amazing director, who works hard to get us gigs in this difficult market called the Midwest!) We always stop after the performance and get something really … Continue reading Day 18 & 19.