Summer in Georgia is HOT. Like, really hot. And, humid. As a result, cooking anything seems to make me just feel hotter. I love roasting things from chickpeas to potatoes and beyond but that just feels far too heat-producing these days. At the same time, I’ve been experiencing salad-boredom, a condition I routinely feel in… Read More For the Love of Cauliflower
Last night I decided I had a craving for Meatloaf. This desire seemed quite odd to me as I am quite sure that the last time I had meatloaf was between ten and fifteen years ago. And, it was my grandmother’s meatloaf which was not, dare I say, very good. She was quite an amazing… Read More Meatloaf & Reconsidering Casserole Cooking
This Sunday was part two in Adventures in Crockpot Cooking (last week’s chili was part 1): Gumbo. I am a little embarrassed to admit this, but I have a sneaking suspicion that I got gumbo ideas in my head after watching Hart of Dixie last week. So last week, the show featured a gumbo cook-off… Read More Adventures in Crockpot Cooking: Gumbo
Yesterday I used my crockpot for the first time (as I have had it for a year, this marked a momentos occasion) and made homemade beef chili, another first. Also, it is worth noting that the chili could have easily been vegan minus the beef. I more or less followed this recipe: all recipes chili,… Read More Homemade Chili!