White Beans and Sausage with Kale

I’ve been holding off on a few posts because my photos have been coming out poorly. I’ve decided to post them anyway, add photos the next time I make those recipes. It’s a brand new year. This is a recipe from the New York Times that I have adapted a little for my CSA and … Continue reading

Meatball Soup

This is another one of my favorite Emeril recipes. It is wonderful on cold winter nights. The recipe is great as-is, but I’ve made it so many times I have changed  a few things, so I have included my version. I swapped a few ingredients, lightened up on the tomato paste, and took out all … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Jambalya

I have recently become addicted to Pinterest. At first I was kind of flummoxed: what is the point? Saving collections of pretty pictures? But then I realized I could use it to keep track of recipes. Cool! And then I realized I could use it to look at all the recipes other people were keeping … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut and Pork Chili

This recipe is based on a Cooking Light recipe, but I changed up a bunch of stuff (some ingredients and some prep) so I’m posting my own version: 1 tablespoon olive oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 medium garlic clove, minced 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1  tablespoon ancho chili powder … Continue reading

Shrimp Etouffee

When I’m feeling crappy and stressed, sometimes I like to cook something slightly more involved. This is probably a little crazy, but having lots of stuff to keep track of and do with my hands is kind of mantra-like for me. And so yet again I profess my love for Emeril Lagasse and his recipes. … Continue reading

Quick and Easy One-Pot Ratatouille

Before a mob of angry French grandmothers shows up at my door with torches, I should say that this is NOT ratatouille.  At least not in the traditional sense.  Traditional ratatouille has each component cooked individually then layered in a delicious casserole that is then baked as a whole.  If you served this dish to … Continue reading