So I finally found a tip online about how to get really good, and crusty, roasted potatoes. After you’ve cut up your potatoes and par boiled them for 5 minutes (and 5 minutes only…you’re not cooking them fully, just getting them started), drain them and return them back to the pot. Then, SHAKE-SHAKE-SHAKE the [...]
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So, I wanted to use up the marinara & basil I had from last week when I jumped into this pizza making mode, and I had one more dough ball from Jimmy’s in the freezer calling my name. This time I made a big pizza, so I could fold the pieces in half, New York style. I have [...]
So, this past Tues I started coming down w/ something @ work, sneezing my head off, sinus issues…read: good times. When I got home that night, I wanted 2 put on a big pot of taco soup, in the hopes it would help, & of course ya’ gotta’ have corn bread 2 go with it! [...]
Ran by Jimmy’s last night after work, craving ingredients for something with pasta. As I’ve said before, for all things Italian, that’s the place to go in Dallas. I picked up the makings for baked ziti. I didn’t follow a recipe, but I’ll tell ya’ what I used and how I made it: Baked Ziti [...]
(Picture taken before roasting.) Okay, the rosemary roasted potatoes are another Pioneer Woman recipe, & the carrots & brussel sprouts I simply toss in EVOO, balsamic vinegar, & a lil’ kosher salt & pepper, & roast @ 375 for about 25-35 minutes. These are 2 recipes where simplicity really speaks volumes. )
Okay, so this one’s a winner, I’ve made it several times, got it from Sur La Table. Would be GREAT for a Thanksgiving/Christmas side-item at your holiday meal: 1-2 T of extra virgin olive oil 1 spaghetti squash 1 lb. of ground beef, ground turkey, or even Italian sausage 1 onion 1 green pepper 2-3 [...]