Category Archives: FOOD


Alright, so I know I’m somewhat late for this yet I am currently authoritatively fixated on The Gilmore Girls. I can’t quit watching it. I didn’t think it would be my sort of appear however I got snared. There’s simply something so sentimental about Luke and Lorelai and I adore it. When I saw it on netflix I thought I’d watch the pilot expecting some sort of careless appear, so I was entirely astonished to discover this very astute show with brisk and witty dialog.

So while I viewed The Gilmore Girls all weekend I did pry myself from the TV for a few hours to really make something to eat. Despite the fact that I did have the TV on in the kitchen while making this simple garlic margarine and parsley shrimp. It’s just plain obvious, not at all like Lorelai, I really love to cook.


Shrimp Jambalaya Spicy Jambalaya

Initially up for new formulas for my Mardi Gras banquet is jambalaya which is a fantastic Louisiana rice dish. There a presumably about the same number of distinctive formulas for jambalaya as individuals make it yet it’s base is meat, vegetables and rice and the rice is cooked in the same pot as everything else. A decent aspect concerning jambalaya is that you can practically do whatever you need with it; utilize whatever meat you need, utilize whatever vegetables you need, and so forth. You begin by cooking the non-fish meat, include the heavenly trinity (onions, celery, pepper), trailed by the stock, rice and seasonings and after that you let it stew until the rice has cooked and the sauce thickens before including the fish toward the end. Jambalaya is doubtlessly one delectable home cooking dish that is immaculate solace nourishment!

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Summer 2015 /16 Vegetable Pasta Salad

I’ve been desire salad late thus onto the menu it went. In effort to up my vegetable intake, I packed this dish as jam-packed with all of the veggies that I presumably might. I’m happy to mention, it worked. This salad was thus sensible that I’ve been ingestion it regarding doubly a day!

Don’t be intimidated by the long ingredient list, this dish comes along extremely quickly. Use no matter vegetables you’ll be able to get your hands on however I notice that it helps to undertake to hit most of the colours of the rainbow (the prettier the dish, the a lot of appetizing). I conjointly had regarding 2/3 of a jar of cooked red peppers , thus I sliced ’em up and threw them in there also, however that’s entirely nonobligatory.
12 oz. necktie food $1.39
2 medium roma tomatoes $0.61
1 medium summer squash $0.39
1 medium zucchini $0.39
1 medium broccoli crown $1.27
½ medium purple onion $0.57
⅔ (15 oz.) jar cooked red peppers $1.34
½ bunch parsley $0.49
¼ cup oil $0.16
¼ cup vegetable oil $0.44
⅓ cup wine vinegar $0.21
1 Tbsp metropolis mustard $0.06
1 tsp dried oregano $0.05
1 tsp minced garlic $0.12
¾ tsp salt $0.05
to style recent cracked black pepper $0.05
Bring an oversized pot of gently preserved water to a boil. Add the food and boil for 5-7 minutes or till tender. Drain during a strainer.
While you’re awaiting the food water to boil and therefore the food to cook, prepare the vegetables (squash, zucchini, broccoli, tomato, onion, parsley, red pepper). provide the vegetables a decent wash and so take away bite sized items (onions and red pepper thinly sliced; parsley faraway from stems and chopped).
While the food is cooling, prepare the sauce vinaigrette. during a tiny bowl whisk along the oil, olive oil, wine vinegar, metropolis mustard, oregano, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
Combine the deep-fried food, cut vegetables, and sauce vinaigrette. Stir till everything is well mixed and coated with sauce vinaigrette. Serve straightaway or refrigerate till able to eat.

Pear, Pomegranate and Spinach Salad 2015 – 2016

With vacations|the vacations} simply round the corner it’s undoubtedly not too early to start out coming up with your holiday menu. My family goes to be coming back to my house this year thus i do know I’ve been wondering what I’ll be serving already. nowadays i used to be wondering that salads we’ll be having thus i believed I’d take a look at some out. I happened to possess a bunch of pomegranates obtainable thus i made a decision to make a dish around those. i really like however festal the arils look during this dish once paired with the greens, and after all I’m infatuated with the complete flavor combination of this salad!

I initial tested a dish that was similar with bacon and believe it or not bacon simply didn’t appear to possess an area with this sort of dish. It’s most likely the primary time I didn’t like bacon in one thing. I simply love the fruitiness and sweetness of this dish while not the overwhelming distraction of salty pork. I do but love the slight tang of the feta and depth of flavor from cookery the the whacky paired with the sweetness of this dish, they solely balances things out. I conjointly very enjoyed the faint honey flavor within the sauce vinaigrette that I felt brought the dish and also the dressing along whereas it’s mild sweetness diluted the acidity of the dressing.

Prep Time: twenty minutes

2/3 cup cut walnuts or pecans, toasted
3/4 cup pomegranate arils
3 oz feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup dried cranberries
2 Bartlett pears (firm however ripe), cored and sliced
9 oz baby spinach
1/4 cup apple vinegar
3 Tbsp extra-virgin vegetable oil
1 1/2 Tbsp honey
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper, to taste

Whisk all dressing ingredients in an exceedingly bowl to mix well. Place all dish ingredients in an exceedingly massive dish bowl, drizzle with desired quantity of dressing then toss to equally coat. Serve right away.

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus 2015 .

The best, most tastiest starter with simply a pair of ingredients and ten min prep!

Now that the vacation searching is over, the Christmas ham leftovers ar eaten up, and therefore the presents ar all opened, it’s time to fix for brand new Year’s Eve party recipes, like this epic prosciutto wrapped asparagus!

Now this formula is super easy with simply a pair of ingredients, and it solely needs a ten min prep! Once you throw them on the cooking pan and let the prosciutto get nice and crisp, you’re all set! currently what quite starter is that easy? you’ll be able to even schoolwork this before time!

Not solely is that this the best, most best starter ever however it’s far and away the most effective quite asparagus dish I actually have ever had! From the salty, crisp prosciutto to the tender-crisp asparagus, this dish are the foremost fastest-selling starter at your New Year’s Eve party!

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Total Time
15 minutes
4 servings
The best, most tastiest starter with simply a pair of ingredients and ten min prep!


6 ounces sliced prosciutto, halved horizontally
1 pound asparagus, trimmed
1 tablespoon oil

Working one at a time, wrap halved prosciutto slice on every asparagus spear at associate degree angle, covering the whole length of the spear. Repeat with remaining prosciutto and asparagus.
Heat oil in an exceedingly massive cooking pan over medium high heat. Add asparagus and cook till prosciutto is crisp and asparagus is tender, regarding 2-3 minutes.
Serve instantly.