Posted in January 2012

Wade’s Penne Pasta

Wade’s Penne Pasta

I haven’t done much cooking lately, at least not anything worth posting.  I’ve been spending my days writing and job hunting, so when it comes time to make dinner I’ve been feeling a bit uninspired.  So, we have been revisiting some old recipes like the sausage and squash casserole, cactus casserole, refried beans and tortillas … Continue reading

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

Wade and I love veggies, but in the winter it can be hard to find good, decently priced produce.  Cauliflower is one of our favorite go-to vegetable side dishes in the winter because it is usually reasonably priced and it wasn’t picked under-ripe and shipped to the store, like some of the other fruits and … Continue reading

Blossom Fruit Salad

Blossom Fruit Salad

I absolutely love stuff from the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.  The dress, music, decor, TV shows, movies, and architecture are all so interesting to me.  So, I was especially excited when my Mom lent me some of her vintage cookbooks and pamphlets. It’s amazing to see how our tastes have changed over the years. … Continue reading

Greek Lamb Pot Roast

Greek Lamb Pot Roast

I love using the crock pot, but I hardly ever use it for one for one of it’s most popular functions: making pot roast.  We just never eat pot roast for some reason.  Yesterday was sort of cold and cloudy, so it seemed like a good time to try something sort of homey and simple. … Continue reading

Wade’s Homemade Sushi

Wade’s Homemade Sushi

Wade made sushi for New Year’s Eve.  He’s been making it for years, first learning how in Japanese club during college. You really don’t need too many ingredients to make sushi at home.  You’ll need seafood sheets, called nori, short grain rice, rice wine vinegar, and sushi grade fish, vegetables, or a combination.  The exact … Continue reading