Does anyone know how to pronounce 'gnocchi'? I've been saying it like 'no-key' my whole life and I have no idea if that's right or not. I'm just assuming the 'g' is silent. I've heard people pronounce it like 'noque-ee' before, with a more French-like annunciation on the 'no' sound. Who is right? I was… Continue reading Chicken & Gnocchi Soup
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!
Use frozen meatballs to make this dinner in a breeze. Slowcooked to delicious goodness and topped with Parmesan, this Swedish meatball soup is a good one for cold winter nights.
Gumbo made easy by making it in the crockpot. Use chicken, shrimp and sausage to add extra flavor to the Cajun-tomato broth!
The quest for the best chili continues in my household. I've made chili only a handful of times in my life, each time something different. The last time I posted a chili recipe (a few years ago!) I made it with lentils and chicken. A time before, with pumpkin and turkey. I've made regular chilis… Continue reading Brisket Chili
Can we talk about how difficult it is to caramelize onions? Seriously. It's insane. Ain't nobody got time to babysit a pan full of low-cooking, thin strips of onions for an hour. How come nobody has thought of an easier way? Sure, you can cheat by adding a little bit of sugar, but it's still… Continue reading French Onion Pork Chops
New Year's Day wouldn't be a holiday without these four things: Pork Greens Cornbread Black eyed peas Ever since I was little, my mom has been making pork & black eyed peas for the holiday. It's a tradition held by many kitchens across the country, and most importantly the south. There's something inherently nostalgic about… Continue reading Chicken & Black Eyed Pea Chili