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Leek Risotto

 

It’s my first risotto and Chef Gordon Ramsay would be proud. It’s very easy. I guess after watching all the donkeys on Hell’s Kitchen screw it up, I’ve been very, very afraid. Psht, nothing to it.

I was inspired by Special K’s low-cal version, but as always, I changed the recipe to be […]

Vermont Cheddar & Ale Soup

This recipe came to me by a friend a few months ago. My apologizes but I can’t remember who.

It’s easy, but takes a little time. You can’t just toss in all the ingredients and call it a day. It must be layered in with each layer having it’s time to stew.

There is plenty. […]

Soups On! Guinness Onion Soup

Pittsburgh fall weather today = 80 degrees and blue skies. I opened the windows and started cooking for soup season. I’m stuffing my freezer full of different soups so I can pull-out a bowl when I need some comfort from the cold.

As many know, I like beer, and I cook with beer quite […]

Beef Bulgogi

INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound flank steak, thinly sliced into strips 2 Tbsp and 1 ½ tsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tbsp and ¾ tsp of sugar (I use Truvia) 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 4 gloves of garlic 2 Tbsp sesame seeds 1 Tbsp sesame oil ¼ tsp ground pepper

PREPARATION

Mix everything together […]

What’s for lunch?

Curried Garbanzo Beans, Photo by Jenny MacBeth

Ingredients • 2 onions, minced • 2 cloves garlic, minced • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, finely chopped • 6 whole cloves • 2 (2 inch) sticks cinnamon, crushed • 1 teaspoon ground cumin • 1 teaspoon ground coriander salt • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper • 1 […]

Haluski with a twist

I was inspired by a Facebook friend who last weekend made Haluski. I’m a lover of food, and more so, I love to cook. I actually can’t believe as much as I love Haluski and love to cook that I never made it. Today was the day, and it’s a beautiful fall day made […]