To use my Rice Cooker I just spray the bowl with some olive oil, add rinsed rice and a choice liquid and turn it on. It reliably cooks the rice while I attend to other things in the kitchen. It’s usually ready in 15 to 20 minutes and cooked to perfection.
Cottage fries are a great variation for that ‘side o fries’ you want to make at home. Best made from russet potatoes, they come together in minutes and can be seasoned any way you’d like.
Daddy loves him some buttery mushrooms sautéed with onions and Worcestershire. Dad’s Steakhouse Sautéed Mushrooms fill a void left in my life since I stopped working at a particular steakhouse loooong ago!
Enter the era of One Pan Chicken Parm with Veggies! I find you can almost always add something like eggplant or spinach to a pre-existing dish thereby adding tremendous nutritional value. It’s a valuable Veteran Move for anyone in any Kitchen and eggplant is the operative veggie in this recipe!
Sometimes referred to as Pasta Fazool, Pasta e Fagioli is a hearty autumn/winter delight that is as delicious and filling as it is healthy and nutritious.
The original recipe called for Hob Nobs, a popular hybrid Digestive/Oatmeal biscuit found in the UK. I found them pretty easily here in Toronto but… so, I tried a few variations and fell onto Oatmeal Raisin Cookies… the results as my friends in Britain say ‘were lush!’
To make Sole Meunière dredge the fillet first in flour and then cook it in an easy to make sauce of brown butter, chopped parsley and lemon. The flour and butter combine to make a beautiful brown crust and the parsley and lemon produce a subtle, not at all fishy flavour.