This recipe was inspired by a Trader Joe’s purchase of fully-cooked Korean-inspired spicy pork shoulder. I don’t usually buy their prepared food — mainly, because although I hear it’s good, I enjoy the cooking process. However, this item intrigued me, it was priced right, and I decided to take a chance. It was very well-seasoned and tender — so, once bought and tried, I bought it a second time and made this noodle bowl.
The depth of flavor in this dish belies the quick and easy preparation. Read More
Anyone who happens on these pages knows how much I enjoy this annual event — and here it is again, their 8th and my 6th. See below for links to prior years. Read More
I don’t normally celebrate this holiday but I do love a good boiled dinner. So, when my friend Carolyn, who was planning to visit from New York on St. Patrick’s Day, wanted corned beef and cabbage, I decided to make a little dinner party.
When chocolate was announced as this month’s theme, I thought “not for me“. I’m a savory gal. But I hated to miss out on the challenge and the opportunity to shake up the pages of FOODalogue which have lain dormant for a month.
So, I played a game of “what if?” employing my usual methodology … whatever was on-hand. Read More