You ever open up your pantry and stand there for what seems like an eternity trying to decide what to make for dinner? I do. It happens to me more often than not. I've constantly got those gears churning in my head in the kitchen, trying to decide what to make with the haphazard ingredients… Continue reading Italian Chicken & Orzo Soup
I feel like I've been on a weeklong food binger. The holidays are rough, really rough. There's cookies and candies and pies and turkey and stuffing galore. Now is the time to start getting through the end of the leftovers and then rebooting the system. I've got to get some more greens and roughage in… Continue reading Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Who need chicken noodle soup when you can make it better? And I mean MUCH better. Season chicken in Greek seasoning and cook this soup with orzo, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, and kalamata olives. Soup has never tasted better!
I've had a torrid love affair with seafood ever since I was a little girl. Unfortunately, living my whole life in a land far away from the sea put a strain on that relationship. It's like a long-distance love affair that has its brilliant, passionate moments...but one that also has its unfulfilled, empty moments as… Continue reading Maryland Crab & Orzo Stuffed Tomatoes
It's officially March 1st. It's the end of a short month, the last day of the February ratings period, and March Madness is not very far away. Woooo! What a month it has been. Ratings periods are always incredibly busy in the wacky wonderful world of television news, and this one was no different. I worked on… Continue reading Southwestern Chicken & Orzo
One of my favorite random holidays, Cinco de Mayo, is tomorrow. Do you celebrate this holiday? I do. I love the Mexican culture---and most importantly, the Mexican cuisine. I made this delicious carnitas recipe this weekend for when my stepdad was in town. It filled my house with sinful aromas, and my stepdad devoured it… Continue reading Carnitas with Orzo & Peppers
This past week has been jam-packed full of activities. I was either working long hours after severe weather struck the state OR I was PREPARING FOR severe weather. I didn't cook much, hence the lack of posts...but I'm back at it again, I swear! I pulled a boatload of a good recipes out of my… Continue reading Cucumber, Dill & Orzo Salad