Slow Cooker Pork and Sauteed Apples

The other day I was looking through the pantry when my eyes went down to the very bottom where I keep my slow cooker. For some reason this winter I haven’t gotten it out yet despite it being like the easiest thing ever to use to make dinners. So, I fixed that issue. The recipe […]

Pork Paprikash with Yellow Squash Noodles

Do you get yourself birthday presents? I usually get myself a little something just for fun. My birthday was in November and as part of the birthday celebration, I treated myself to a new kitchen gadget. I know, surprising that I would opt for something to cook with. Contain your shock. 😉 The purchase was made […]

Sweet and Salty Bacon Marmalade

The other day I was watching reruns of Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives. I love that show since it has really creative ideas and weird food combinations that you wouldn’t think of in every day life. The Kid and I gave up cable so we have to settle for reruns online when we […]

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 […]

Diving Into Vietnamese Cuisine

Years ago I worked in a donut shop where I could eat all the free donuts I wanted. Side note: When they tell you that you’ll get tired of donuts working at a donut shop, they lie. The shop was owned by a Vietnamese family and they introduced me to the world of Vietnamese cuisine. […]