Mexican Night

Sunday Night’s Dinner I prepped for dinner this morning before leaving for work. Rubbed a pork shoulder with lots of garlic, chipotle pepper, salt and pepper and made a fresh salsa. Put a pot of pinto beans on to simmer. Moe took the beans off the stove when they were cooked and put the roast…

Peppercorn Steak

Saturday Night’s dinner. Picked up a couple of New York Strips on my way to work Saturday Morning with the intention of grilling them for dinner. Decided though to just pan fry them and make a peppercorn cream sauce. Served with sauted mushrooms, fried potatoes and steamed broccoli.

Diner Food

Friday Night’s Dinner Dinner tonight was pure Diner Food. Hot Chicken Sandwiches with homemade fries. This is a favourite meal and one I can put together quickly when I get home from work. The chicken was roasted at 500°F and the potatoes fried after the chicken comes out of the oven. Gives the chicken time…

Is anything better than Chocolate?

Wednesday’s afternoon snack. Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies, filled with a mixture of Callebaut dark and milk chocolate. Jacques Torres’ recipe. I love these cookies because they are sprinkled with sea salt.

Homemade Ciabatta

Baked Italian/Ciabatta bread today.Dinner was simple. Escargot with lots of bread for dipping.

Ricotta Gnocchi

Monday nights dinner – Ricotta Gnocchi in a marinara sauce served with chicken picatta on the side. Moe was still talking about the gnocchi this morning so this recipe is going into the “make often” file. I found the recipe on Not Quite Nigella’s Blog.

Sunday Night Pot Roast

Sunday Night Dinner. Pot Roast with Onion Gravy Monday’s early morning sweet with coffee – Blackberry MuffinsLate morning Breakfast

Greek Cabbage Rolls

Mixed Green Salad with Gorgonzola, Walnuts and PearsAnd Greek Cabbage Rolls with Avgolemono Sauce Greek Cabbage Rolls in Avgolemono Sauce======================================= 1 large Savoy cabbage(Steam cabbage just long enough so that you can separate the leaves) Chicken brothhead of garlic For the Stuffing 1 onion chopped1/4 cup chopped parsley2 tablespoons butter or olive oil1 pound ground…

Pizza Night

January 5th Tonight’s dinner – Homemade Pizza with Italian sausage and mushrooms.