Category Archives: Cooking

Jamie Oliver’s Chorizo and Butternut Squash Soup

I saw that butternut squash was going to come in our Washington’s Green Grocer so I checked out some soup recipes to try. I found Jamie Oliver’s Chorizo and Sweet Potato soup and he recommended as a variation to use … Continue reading

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New Ingredient!

The bf and I signed up for Washington’s Green Grocer and we received our first box! It was pretty fun to open it up and see all the fresh ingredients that I would get to work with.  It was a … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Stew

Yup, I have a brander. Thanks, Jeffrey (my brother) it was fun. I am now an official owner of Jamie’s Food Revolution: Rediscover How to Cook Simple, Delicious, Affordable Meals and I’m excited about it. I like his mix and … Continue reading

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Let the Search Continue

My mom was not satisfied with my two attempts at her olive/pasta challenge, so I have another contender for her. I think this is the one. My last attempt was baked and her comment was that she was envisioning something … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Thai Green Curry

I have always wanted to try making Thai food but have been scared of working with all the different ingredients. However, I have become more and more ambitious with what I think I can do, especially when following a good … Continue reading

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Cooking/Baking in 2011

1. pasta , 2. All done , 3. Buffalo Chicken Shells , 4. scottish egg , 5. IMG_1674, 6. Dinosaur BBQ sauce , 7. IMG_1529, 8. IMG_1676, 9. BASSP sandwich , 10. both plates , 11. whole meal , 12. … Continue reading

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Homemade Pasta Taste Test

I got a pasta maker for Christmas and I was very excited to give it a whirl this week. The bf’s mom taught me how to make pasta a while back but I have not been able to put my … Continue reading

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Prosciutto Chicken with Potato Pancakes

I don’t really order chicken out because I assume that I can make chicken recipes. However, sometimes I avoid chicken recipes because I think beef, pork, and others are more exciting even though I like chicken. Lately, though, I have … Continue reading

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Heavenly Bacon Bites

My advice it to make these immediately. Don’t stop and think just go to the grocery store and buy Club crackers, bacon, and Parmesan cheese. That is all you need. GO! Now get out a baking sheet and put a … Continue reading

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Smoked Cheese and Three Meat Lasagna

I have been thinking about lasagna lately. It has been stuck in my mind so I tried a new version that have sausage and smoked mozzarella. I also added in some bacon since we had some from the butcher, which … Continue reading

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