Who doesn’t love a good burger? I know I do, but I don’t like sacrificing near to a whole day’s worth of calories and consuming food that I know is not really good for me.
This burger is packed with flavor; in fact, it’s tastier than the traditional cheeseburger and it contains significantly fewer calories, saturated fat and sodium. Continue Reading
Do you have a leftover container of your favorite pasta sauce in the freezer? This is a really tasty and easy use for it. Continue Reading
What’s comes to your mind when you think of meat and potatoes?
I bet most people would say a Sunday roast or, perhaps, a slow-cooked stew or meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Undoubtedly, beef would be the most popular answer — so I went with ham.
Although we’ve been lucky for a number of years now, living in FL you know the drill and you don’t take chances. A couple days before a storm’s forecasted arrival: fill the gas tank, stock up on water and fresh ingredients — fruits, veggies, cheeses, crusty bread. Things that are easy to eat without power. And … while you still have power, start cooking what’s in the freezer.
I was prepared but once it was reality and I was stuck in the house till it passed, my thoughts went to comfort foods. So, with the first rain band, I got cooking – literally!
I don’t make rich meals like this often but when I saw these veal shanks at the market, I couldn’t resist.
Neither osso bucco nor risotto are in my repertoire. I’ve made both at some time in my cooking life, but I couldn’t tell you when. I guess I could have checked some online recipes, but there’s no fun in that for me. I love to wing it. And I’m happy to share the results because they were fantastic. With all due respect, and modesty aside, I don’t think Mario. Lydia or Giada could have done better though, truth told, I’ve undoubtedly been influenced by them over the years. It’s good to know the many hours I spend watching celebrity chefs duke it out has trickled down to the betterment of the FOODalogue kitchen.