Archives for November 2013

Baked Ham with Blackberry Champagne Glaze

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holiday celebrations at the Quest House. Yes, it’s just me and The Kid but that doesn’t mean we can’t do it up right and have our very own foodfest. Since I love cooking (duh!), I plan the menu well ahead of time. I bounce ideas off The Kid to […]

Healthy Homemade Korean Bibimbap

The other week for Friday Night Dinner, The Kid and I experienced our very first bowls of bibimbap at  a Korean restaurant. If you’ve never heard of bibimbap, you’re in for a unique taste experience. Basically it’s a bowl of crispy rice topped with different stir fried veggies, a sweet and spicy sauce, and a […]

Sweet Potato Stew

One of my favorite treats is a baked sweet potato topped with cinnamon and peanut butter. Every now and then I’ll sprinkle on a little bit of cayenne pepper. When the potato is hot, the peanut butter gets all gooey and melty. The combination of sweet and spicy flavors is so good. If you haven’t […]

Homemade Enchilada Casserole

After my last attempt at making enchiladas, I decided there must be an easier version for weeknights when I just want to throw dinner together. Those enchiladas were so good and well worth the effort… for a weekend. During the week? No, unless it’s to reheat them. I decided to try out a healthier version […]

Sweet and Spicy Sausage Saute

One thing that I’ve noticed lately is that I don’t like many of the restaurants that The Kid and I used to go to. The Kid, of course being a kid, loves going to the old standard chain restaurants. Me, being a foodie, finds most of them boring to the taste buds. I’m not calling […]