Chicken and Broccoli in a Sour-Sweet Sauce

  And I overcooked the broccoli…The dish was still delicious (no complaints from parties, but knowing how he likes his pasta it’s no wonder) and I’ll know how to cook it better next time. As I’ve said before, broccoli and me are just getting to know each other and this was a very successful date.…

Wine, Beef & Oyster Mushrooms Pot Roast

  The Pot Roast season is here… long grey and rainy days that ask for confort food.       INGREDIENTS: 1 yellow onion 1 pound of oyster mushrooms pink salt & pepper 1 pound chuck beef 1/2 cup red wine 3 garlic cloves 1 tbsp olive oil       Fry the meat in…

Low-carb Breakfast

  I didn’t have this for breakfast today. I was bad, I had banana and avocado chocolate mousse with some heavenly raw and creamy honey…YUM! But I was good yesterday and it was just as delicious…not quite as sweet though, but yesterday was sunny, today it’s rainy and I need comfort food.       INGREDIENTS…

Ode to an Eggplant

  A few weeks ago as I was reading a local magazine in a coffee shop, I found “An ode to okra” (I live in the South) and found the idea pretty strange. Why in God’s name would anyone want to write an ode to a vegetable?! And why would anyone choose okra?! (I really…

Spicy beer and cheddar pull-apart bread

    INGREDIENTS ONE BREAD:   For dough:   1 tbsp dry yeast or 1 envelope 4 tbsp butter 1/4 cup + 1/3 cup beer 2 & 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup whoel wheat flour (or additional all-purpose flour) 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp pink salt 2 large eggs, at room temperature (to prevent…