Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows

Monday, July 25 The bee sting I got yesterday feels much better today. It still itches like crazy and occasionally, I get a shooting pain but I’m so glad that the constant pain of yesterday is gone! Monday Meal Prep Yesterday, while Jason did the grocery shopping and before I was stung, I made theContinue reading “Monday Meal Prep, Dinner Plans and Cooking Shows”

Monday Meal Prep

Today I’m brining chicken breast for Jason to grill. Brining chicken for grilling I have about 2 1/2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast that I want to brine and have Jason grill for lunches and possibly quick dinners. I always brine my Thanksgiving Turkey and it is Amazing! But, as far as I canContinue reading “Monday Meal Prep”

The 4th of July is here!

Monday, July 4th This year, I have really been looking forward to the 4th of July and we had such a fun and delicious day! I’m one of those lucky people that can truthfully say that my husband is my best friend and we always have (ok, usually always have) a great time together, noContinue reading “The 4th of July is here!”

4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories

For years now, missing the 4th of July fireworks has made me feel as if I’ve missed the summer. 4th of July’s of the past As a child, after our mother married our step father, we were no longer allowed to go to see fireworks or parades on the 4th of July. My brother couldContinue reading “4th of July Recipes, Along with Some Magical and Not So Magical Memories”

The Almost Vegetarian: Why I Found it Necessary to Start Eating Chicken Again

Some of you may know that 10 or so years ago, as per doctor’s orders, for my health, I became a vegetarian . Though it started out purely for my health, after a while, it became more about how our live stock is treated and slaughtered and just generally that I’m very high empathy andContinue reading “The Almost Vegetarian: Why I Found it Necessary to Start Eating Chicken Again”

A Simple, Nutritious, Tasty (& Super Fast to Make) Soup Recipe Inspired watching Chef! with Lenny Henry

When it comes to comfort food, there’s nothing I love more than soup! My love affair with soup started years ago while watching Chef! on Maryland Public Television with Lenny Henry, Roger Griffiths, Claire Skinner and the beautiful Caroline Lee-Johnson. Not to be confused with present day reality or cooking instruction shows, Chef! is anContinue reading “A Simple, Nutritious, Tasty (& Super Fast to Make) Soup Recipe Inspired watching Chef! with Lenny Henry”

In Search of the Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

Hard boiled eggs are one of those things that really need to be cooked just right. Under cooked, they are runny and gooey, over cooked they are chalky with a green tinge to them. Growing up, I was taught to boil the eggs for 7 minutes. As a child, I loved hard boiled eggs cookedContinue reading “In Search of the Perfect Hard Boiled Egg”

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