You know how pork tenderloins always come two to a pack? It’s always such a conundrum when you’re cooking for just two people – that pesky second tenderloin is always nagging at me. Why can’t they just sell them in one-packs for the smaller households and single people out there? It sort of reminds me of 1991’s Father of the Bride with Steve Martin, where he spirals out of control while picking up hot dogs at the super market:
I can’t believe I have yet to write about the story of Michael and the infamous spaghetti and meatballs. This story is classic Michael on a hunger bout. Maybe you all will start to feel a little sorry for me and what I have to live with every day when it comes to Michael and his meal time mood swings….No worries, I guess I went to culinary school for a reason – quick prep to abate Michael’s hunger temper tantrums.
|Homemade Spaghetti (that’s parmesan cheese on top – not butter, I swear!)|
|Freddie Bennett Photography|
This week brought the first snow that stuck to the ground. Roads were icy and the local news channel was all over it – but the moment was fleeting. Even still, now that the cold weather has reared its ugly head, it’s time we hunkered down with some good ol’ comfort food. Then again, when are we not eating good ol’ comfort food in this house?!
One of the big comfort foods for this time of year? Here’s a quick recipe for pot pie. I love this recipe because it keeps giving – great leftover food, and there’s enough dough to freeze for another pot pie later on! Read More »
Sometimes a fridge-full of food is daunting. Which was the case after our camping trip and a batch of leftovers we gratefully took home from a friend’s rehearsal dinner. Our fridge was full of bratwurst, hot dogs, homemade tzatziki sauce, watermelon, sweet corn and chicken pesto linguini, to name a few.
What did we do?
1) Chicken Pesto Linguini Frittata
I put about a cup of the leftover pasta in a hot oven-proof skillet.
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