Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sirloin Steak with Red Wine Mushrooms

Unlike my last post, where I thought I was making a lot of changes to a recipe but really didn’t, here I actually made a bunch of changes. Or at least enough to change the name of the meal. This … Continue reading

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Chicken Cutlets with Rosemary-Mushroom Sauce

As I was getting ready to put this together for dinner last night, I started thinking about changes I needed to make or at least could make. It seemed like there were a few changes that would have made it … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Soup

What do you do for dinner when it is really cold outside? You make soup! This was a great soup that everyone loved. Even the the 5 and 3 year olds loved it (it’s cheeseburger – who wouldn’t) although they … Continue reading

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Sausage Polenta with Nestled Eggs

Quick Note – if you are going to make this you have to be sure of two things – 1. You like polenta. Since this is mostly about the polenta (mushy cornmeal, kind of like cream of wheat) you need … Continue reading

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“Perfect” Chocolate Chip Cookies

These were, by no means, perfect. I disagree with the post below where I found the recipe. Sometime last year, when I was making all the cookies, I think I posted about how I’ve had problems with getting cookies to … Continue reading

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Pineapple Torte

This was excellent. Aside from probably needing to let it cool completely and/or put it in the fridge AND probably needing to use just a little bit bigger pan, this went off without a hitch. I did let it cook … Continue reading

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Asian BBQ Pork and Noodle Stir Fry

This recipe was adapted – heavily adapted – from the recipe “Chinese wide noodles with BBQ pork and dried mushrooms” found in the March 2013 issue of Cooking Light magazine. Now, it wasn’t my intent originally to adapt it. I … Continue reading

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