Tagged with cookbook

Jerk chicken

In an effort to get more protein into my diet, I’ve been looking for new ways to prepare chicken. Enter: Food & Wine’s Quick From Scratch Chicken Cookbook. I picked it up on sale at one of the closing Border’s stores (sniff sniff) a month or two ago, and so far it’s been a good … Continue reading

The best sugar cookies

Regardless of what you seek in a sugar cookie, these cookies will be your answer. They’re light and pillowy, with a cake-like texture, and a touch of saltyness to balance out the sweet. Not to mention, the raw dough is phenomenal. I should note that I’ve never met a raw cookie dough I didn’t want … Continue reading

Orange chicken

When it comes to ordering Chinese food, Orange chicken is always my go-to dish. I love the sweetness and spice, and I particularly love it as a cold leftover for breakfast the next day. In fact, we frequently eat Trader Joe’s frozen Orange Chicken. That stuff is yummy and easy, but it’s not exactly healthy. … Continue reading

Blue cheese and chicken therese

I like blue cheese. It’s tasty on occasion. I don’t love it, and I don’t seek it out as the ultimate king of my cheese-dom. But I don’t hate it either (like my sister, who when I told her what I’d made said, “That sounds disgusting.”). I think it can be good on salads, etc. … Continue reading

OatmealĀ pancakes

What do you get when you mix two of my very favorite breakfasts? Oatmeal pancakes! Add blueberries for extra summery flavor and you have a wonderful Saturday morning treat. I’ve always prided myself on making pancakes from scratch. When I met my husband, he thought pancakes came from an evil yellow box that shall remain … Continue reading