Today I was trying to think of a recipe that was easy with minimal cooking. Cold sesame noodles are nice and hearty, and you only need to actually cook the noodles. You can even use leftover spaghetti noodles, and then you don’t need to cook anything!
Today was ugly. It was cold, and windy, and dark, and rainy. And a work day. What could combat the damp cold leeching into my soul? Without a doubt, Potato Soup. But I’ve never made Potato Soup, what to do? Having eaten my share of potatoes and soup, often combined, I decided to wing it. … Read More Cream of Potato Soup with Bacon, or Slayer of Cold Rainy Days
Back in the day, I worked in a pizza shop. My boss (Sal) was Sicilian, and I learned a lot while I worked there. (I mean about cooking, not about taking verbal abuse…) It seems that this might actually be called Pollo alla Calabrese, but he never called it that. Then again, he wasn’t big… Read More Chicken alla Salvatore
Risotto has an almost mythical status. You might think that you can only get a good risotto from a restaurant. In reality, risotto is actually pretty easy to cook, and after a few times you’ll be a pro.
When I made my Pork Au Jus, I was looking for something to eat with it. It just so happened that I had a bag of potatoes, so I thought fries would be great. Getting nice crispy fries from the oven can be difficult, but these fries come out great every time.
To make the Pork Lo Mein, I had to buy a whole pork tenderloin. I only needed part of it, so I decided to put it in the crock pot and make some pulled pork. The only problem was that I hadn’t planned for that, so I didn’t really have the ingredients that were in… Read More Improvised Pork Au Jus
In an effort to wedge in a post this week that is relevant to Thanksgiving, I thought it would be cool to make some dinner rolls. I recently purchased a bunch of awesome bread books, so I took the opportunity to use a dinner roll recipe from one of them.