Sunday, April 18, 2021

Sunchoke Chips and a Book Review #SundayFunday

Sunchokes, also known as Jerusalem Artichokes. are a tuberous vegetable from the sunflower plant that can be served in much the same fashion as any other root vegetable.  I chose to slice these thinly and fry them up for a snack.

This makes a perfect Sunday Funday snack that you can fry up and enjoy while curled up with a good book.  I recommend The Black Swan of Paris by Karen Robards..........

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Cranberry and Rosewater Bundt #BundtBakers

This delicious bread like cake is flavored with rosewater and studded with cranberries before being topped with a rosewater glaze.  I added some spring sprinkles and served it up as one of the Easter desserts.  It was a huge hit........

It's time for Bundt Bakers.......

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Smoked T-Bone Steaks and a Bouza Tannat B6 #TannatDay #UruguayWineWeek

I received samples from Elixir wines in celebration of Tannat Day and Uruguay Wine Week.  All writings, opinions and thoughts are strictly my own.  I received no monetary compensation for this post.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Easy Peasy Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls #BreadBakers

These dinner rolls made of 100% white whole wheat flour require no kneading. They are simple, rustic, hearty and delicious.

Welcome to Bread Bakers.........

Monday, April 12, 2021

Chicken Mexican Bake-DASH Diet Friendly #BakingBloggers

Turn your leftover Sunday Roast Chicken into this delicious and easy Mexican Monday or Taco Tuesday dinner.  Made with leftover chicken and common, everyday pantry items this casserole is sure to become a regular in your rotation.

The Baking Bloggers are sharing Mexican Dishes with you today...............

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Garlic Roasted Salmon with Brussels Sprouts #SundayFunday

This scrumptious, savory,  one pan dinner of Garlic Roasted Salmon with Brussels Sprouts is ready in less than an hour and clean up is minimal.

The Sunday Funday Bloggers are sharing Garlicky recipes today......

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Milanesa Napolitana #EattheWorld

Steak cutlets breaded and fried before being topped with ham, tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.  

We are traveling to Uruguay today as we Eat the World.................

Friday, April 9, 2021

Georgia on my mind and The Weekly Menu #WinePW

So I am gastronomically visiting Georgia today.  The Country not the state.  I made a traditional dish called Mtsvadi (grilled pork skewers) and paired it with wine made from ancient grapes.  

Welcome to Wine Pairing Weekend......

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Balsamic Braised Chicken Breasts #ImprovCookingChallenge

Quickly braised in a mixture of tomatoes and balsamic vinegar, these chicken breasts remain juicy and tender.  I served mine over pasta but it would be delicious with rice too or just a side salad if you are watching your carbs.

This is the dish I'm sharing for this month's Improv Cooking Challenge.......

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Carrot Salad with Feta and Pistachios #NationalCarrotDay #FoodnFlix

Crisp carrots, creamy feta cheese, crunchy pistachios and sweet dried pineapple combine to make a wonderful spring salad.

I was inspired to make this salad after watching Peter Rabbit with the Angel Face.  Perfect because today is also National Carrot Day!!!

Monday, April 5, 2021

Pasta and Broccoli in Garlic Oil #LitHappens

"And Joe cooked them all a great garlicky pasta-and-broccoli meal."

This single sentence from The Midnight Library by Matt Haig was the inspiration for our Good Friday dinner.

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Au Gratin Potato and Ham Casserole #SundayFunday

Rejoice,  for He is alive, Alleluia, Alleluia!!!

This is a wonderful dinner to serve up using some of that leftover Easter ham that many of us are enjoying today.

The Sunday Funday Bloggers are providing ideas for using up your Easter Leftovers this week.......

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Honeysuckle Tangerine Marmalade #CooktheBooks

Sweet tangerines and a citrusy lemon combine with honeysuckle tea to make a marvelous marmalade.  I made enough to give as a little gift to our guests for Easter dinner this year.  A wonderful taste of spring in a jar.

I was inspired to make this marmalade after reading the Cook the Books selection for this period.....

Friday, April 2, 2021

Alberico Appia Antica 400 Rosso 2016 paired with Stracci di antrodoco #ItalianFWT

Oh my word! This was not just a fantastic dinner.  This was not just an amazing wine.  Combined this was pure bliss!!!

The Italian Food Wine and Travel group are visiting Lazio today.......

Thursday, April 1, 2021

No April's Fool, just an Easter Cocktail and the Easter and Weekly Menu

 It is April Fool's Day but don't let the joke be on you.  Make up some of these candied Kumquats and serve up a Kumquat Martini as a special Easter treat.

I enjoyed mine while perusing my latest Cuisine at Home and deciding my Easter Menu as well as the Menu for the rest of the week.
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