Posted in November 2011

Chicken Makhani

Chicken Makhani

Another Chicken Makhani / “Butter Chicken” recipe for you today! Recently I made Bev’s Butter Chicken recipe in a slow cooker and loved it. However, I saw a slightly different version of the recipe on KathEats a few days ago, swooned, and again decided that I must have it! First I bloomed cumin seeds and … Continue reading

Beeeans and Cornbread!

Beeeans and Cornbread!

Brewed Awakenings in Saline has some awesome paninis – highly recommended. (Their salads? Not so highly recommended, because of their smallish portion size [unlike the paninis].) This is the Monterrey, “Turkey, salami, cheddar cheese, fresh tomatoes, red onions, mild peppers, green olives, and our special seasoned mayo grilled on ciabatta bread.” So good! It’s fairly … Continue reading

Wild Rice, Apple, and Sausage Stuffing

Wild Rice, Apple, and Sausage Stuffing

Fresh thyme smells so amazing. It’s once of those herbs where using fresh makes a huge difference, in my opinion. It also keeps well in the fridge for quite a while, at least relative to other herbs, like basil. With this herb, I made another Thanksgiving-inspired dish this weekend, using a recipe of Emeril’s that … Continue reading

The Day After Thanksgiving

The Day After Thanksgiving

The Day After Thanksgiving. Or, Black Friday, if you will. Honestly there are very few things in life I would rather do less than go to any sort of retail establishment the day after Thanksgiving. I just don’t buy into the hype, and am far too annoyed by people, in general, to face the public … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2011

Thanksgiving 2011

How was your Thanksgiving? Mine was lovely, and spent at my parents’ house – a modest group of five, plus Daisy. Before dinner, I was playing around with my new camera, photographing these mixed nuts. Several were also consumed by me. Love the walnuts! Daisy enjoyed lots of nuzzling with everyone. My parents prepared a … Continue reading

Start to the Long Weekend–Giveaway Winners

Start to the Long Weekend–Giveaway Winners

Wednesday was a quick and painless work day and I got a bit of an early start to my long holiday weekend! Hooray! I came home and made a nice little lunch. I’ve purchased eight containers of blackberries in the last ten days because they’ve been on sale for $0.50 each! Today I froze three … Continue reading

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Green Bean Casserole From Scratch

Best dinner ever! That is what I almost entitled this post. Apparently I throw this phrase around a lot, because last February, I declared that Spaghetti Pie was the “Best Dinner Ever!” Oh, well; I don’t mind frequently having the Best Dinner Ever. – Giveaway Oh, by the way – did you guys enter my … Continue reading

Being Thankful + ***GIVEAWAY!***

Being Thankful + ***GIVEAWAY!***

***GIVEAWAY*** featured at the bottom of this post! I am thankful for… …Holiday-themed food magazines appearing in my mailbox in bulk! I am thankful for… …Warm, yummy, cheesy pasta dishes. This was a recipe worth repeating!: Baked Rigatoni. I am thankful for… …My new camera! Hopefully these pictures look better than the ones that have … Continue reading

Sidetrack Chicken Pot Pie

Sidetrack Chicken Pot Pie

Oh my gosh, you guys. I need to tell you about something I ate that deserves it’s own post. This past Friday, at Sidetrack, I ordered the Chicken Pot Pie. Not just any Chicken Pot Pie. THIS Chicken Pot Pie: THIS Chicken Pot Pie, I declared upon it’s arrival, could feed a family of six. … Continue reading

Red Robin & Russell

Red Robin & Russell

Good news!! I got a new camera! Not-so-good news: This post is full of iPhone pics, since I didn’t have a chance to charge my camera battery prior to this meal. Oh well, I think we can deal. Wednesday night we used an anniversary gift card from MegGoesNomNom-Mom and went to Red Robin for dinner. … Continue reading