Archives for April 2017

Sicilian Lifeguard Soup

As you know, I have a huge love for cooking. There’s just something about being in the kitchen that makes my heart sing. I’m always looking for new ideas so I tend to poke around on the gourmet food delivery websites. I can’t afford to have them actually deliver food ingredients to me, sigh. I […]

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

I love making bread. Of course for the taste of homemade bread, but also for the smell that it creates all over the house. OMG, if they could replicate that smell in a room spray. On second thought, it’s probably better that they don’t. I’d have constant bread cravings. I’ve experimented with the easiest bread […]

Steak and Eggs with Grilled Green Onion Salad

OK, confession time in the Quest House. I got a question the other night about how I decide how much of this and that to use in the recipes I throw together. I wanted to respond with some kind of culinary reasoning such as “you need to consider the flow of flavors” or “you have to […]

Beef Stew with Spring Vegetables and Wheat Berries

It’s been a while since I’ve made a soup or stew, and just my luck that we’ve had some cooler, rainy evenings lately. I decided to take advantage of the weather and make beef stew for dinner. My fridge was full of all kinds of Spring veggies so instead of the usual potatoes, peas, and […]

Blackened Chile-Dusted Chicken

I’m always looking for shortcuts and ways to use up odds and ends that I have in the kitchen. Because of that some times, I throw together random ingredients that just seem to work together. This recipe was one of them. I made a batch of brown rice over the weekend, and I had a plastic […]