It is funny how many cooking adventures begin with “what if we added”. This is one of those cases. The conversation was originally about meatloaf variations. Since this conversation was taking place at the Italian festival, we began swapping out the ingredients. Once we had talked it out, there was really nothing more to doContinue reading “Simple Stuffed Shells”
Allan gets ready for the local Italian Festival by cooking cavatappi pasta with Italian sausage and red bell pepper with a hint of marinara sauce. The gang is rendered nearly speechless as they all made happy bowls.
Allan brings in a batch of three cheese tortellini (emmentaler, light ricotta, and parmesan) with a bit of fresh asparagus and a meatball thrown in for good measure. https://omny.fm/shows/memphis-morning-news/allan-the-food-dude
Anytime you cook a large piece of meat, you have plenty left over. In this particular case, it was a pork roast. As I had a difficult day in front of me, I rubbed it down in garlic powder, onion powder, parsley flakes, and turmeric. I put it in my clay cooker and let bakeContinue reading “Pulled Pork and Rigatoni”
After a beautiful day outside and an amazing full moon this evening, dinner needed to happen. Yesterday, I had slow grilled and couple of huge T-bone steaks. There were baby cauliflower and broccoli hanging out in the frig. The box of rigatoni pasta caught my eye. Time to assemble a great late spring dinner. TwoContinue reading “Steak and Pasta”
Putting together dinner on busy days for me always starts at the single point. For a cooking demo earlier in the day, I demonstrated how easy it was to jump from angel hair pasta to creole pasta. I still had a fair amount in the frig. I also had enough thin sliced pork loin forContinue reading “Creole Pork Loin”
It was time to experiment. The avocado was the inspiration on this one. I still had a bit of the thin sliced beef and onion left over so I was thinking about a quick pasta dish but my usual mixes don’t jive with the avocado. So, I did a quick look thru the spice cabinetContinue reading “Fajita Beef and Pasta”