Pizza pie that is. Pizza made easy-embellished Like everyone else, I don’t always have the time for long, food preparation, so sometimes like short cuts-especially when I’m hungry. I also like to alter things to my liking-duh, I’m a cook. This is good for those “less than skilled” in the kitchen, using the “food machines”. A few times, I have made some specialty pizza for … Continue reading Easy Pie
Or this sub isn’t too bad. Okay, there are quite a few claims & ideas out there on cauliflower replacing rice. Stir fry, fried rice & any dish that uses rice. I suppose you could mince up some broccoli & replace rice with that as well, though it’ll be green. Here, is my spin on this. What I’ve found, & through asking my tasters, is … Continue reading Cauli-rice
Generally I/we call a soup something “brothy”, ie with a lot of broth, but not thick like stew. Pasta or rice to a dish, will keep swelling up till it becomes mush, absorbing all of the water. You know how the ‘stars’ are made in _ with stars soups (now you do), rice just “explodes” till it looks like a star. I recommend that you … Continue reading Chicken Parmesan Soup
Pulled beef BBQ & pot roast using as cheap a cut of meat as possible. If you’ve read this blog with any regularity, you know that at various times I have talked about cheap cuts of meat. So, I was in the store the other day, & wandered by the discount section, & picked up this great slab of lean (no marbling) beef (chuck roast). … Continue reading What to do with Chuck?
So, as Easter comes close, & St Patrick’s day is just around the corner, our thoughts go to dying or coloring various things. Sometimes & more often, it’ll be the foods that we eat. It doesn’t have to be limited to just a couple days, you an dye foods all year & for many events. A nice red for Valentine’s day, how about multi colored … Continue reading Colored Pasta
Already tired of the sausage breakfast sandwich? maybe English muffins & croissants aren’t your thing, & you’re out of bagels? Want something different? Maybe something that you can use for lunch as well? Many years back, & from time to time, I pre-make some breakfast burritos, wrap them in cellophane & toss them in the freezer. They are great for breakfast, lunch or even dinner. … Continue reading Itza Wrap-Breakfast Burrito
As you know, I’m a big fan of one pan dinners-kinda, well at least when I don’t have any time. Otherwise I’m all about the elaborate table cloth & hours cooking thing. But here is another of those neat 35 minute or so (less prep) meals. You can prep this in advance if you’d like, or p/u (pick up) predone packaged stuff. Makes about … Continue reading Taco Rigatoni