We had a very large bowl of leftover mashed potatoes and homemade cranberry sauce from our Thanksgiving (or, should I say, Thanksgivingukkah) feast and I like a little variety in my life so when I stumbled onto this recipe for Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes I smartly suggested to RyanContinue Reading

Life is good…& biscuits are definitely good! When we woke up this morning & I announced that I’d like biscuits for breakfast & to eat later with the homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup we’ll be making for lunch, Ryan whipped up a batch of piping hot, delicious, rosemary thyme biscuits posthaste.Continue Reading

I always forget how easy it is to make polenta and how tasty it can be. It is also fairly versatile; it makes a nice appetizer, a good first course for a meal, or it could be a meal all by itself. If you’re really inventive you could probably findContinue Reading

I wanted some rice to make tacos with our leftover  seitan con mole, but was a bit uninspired to cook just plain white rice. While perusing the Mexican food section of Busch’s for some tortillas today I saw something called Fiesta rice. I actually don’t know what Fiesta rice really is,Continue Reading

Val loves potatoes; I like them a lot too. I wanted to make them more than just plain potatoes, so with that our side dish for our Valentine’s day feast was born. Note that in the photo here, the potatoes are underneath our Mole Rojo con Seitan. Ingredients: 2 bakingContinue Reading

I wanted to title this dish Bloody Moors and Christians, since it is loosely based on the cuban dish Moors and Christians, but felt that no one reading that title would really want to eat it. And given the fact that there is no real blood in this dish IContinue Reading

Thanksgiving is a day to give thanks, spend time with your family, friends, & loved ones, & to fill your bellies with lots of delicious eats of course! Every family has their own special Thanksgiving traditions & foods that they always include on the Thanksgiving table; here are some that Ryan & IContinue Reading

A quick trip to the store yielded a good crop of delicious vegetable goodness. In light of that some veggies tacos were made (see Señor Choppington’s Guacamole for a pic). This quick and easy to do recipe is perfect for those who don’t want to spend too much time cooking,Continue Reading