Asian Steak Bowl with Miso Lime Dressing

In cooking, not everything needs to start with a purpose in mind. Well, of course there’s the purpose of eating and ending the hunger. Duh! But you don’t have to walk in the kitchen with a recipe and knowing what you’re doing before you start. Sometimes the easiest and best tastingĀ recipes are just accidental combinations […]

Make Do Bolognese Sauce

This weekend I decided that I wanted to make bolognese sauce and I checked my recipe before I went grocery shopping. I got all the ingredients and had everything ready, but then I got a wild idea and used the can of diced tomatoes in another recipe before I remembered I needed it. Yes, I […]

Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

I’ve always loved different flavor and texture combinations in my meals. Sweet and savory, salty and spicy, crunchy and creamy. They’re all so good! So naturally when The Kid found pomegranates at last on a trip to Trader Joe’s, I immediately had plans for it. One of the great Middle Eastern flavor combinations is tahini, […]

Homemade Pasta Bolognese Sauce

As someone who tries to eat healthy, lots of times my choices are “forced” on The Kid since I make the meals. One thing I try to do to encourage healthy eating as a family is ask my daughter to pick out a meal that she really wants. I then make the meal but Questify […]

No Cook Walnut Pesto Sauce with Spaghetti

The other night it was dinnertime, but it was so hot. Yes, I know it’s Texas but it’s also barely May. It was hot enough though that our electric company had texted to please try to conserve electricity. Wanting to do my part, I tried to figure out the best way to make dinner without […]