I cooked this “peasant food” for the first time recently. It’s such an easy delicious meal. I am a sucker for highly spiced food and hearty comfort food, and this definitely fits the bill. As spring creeps in I’m looking forward to fresh light meals, but in the meantime we’ll enjoy a few more […]

Menu Board

Keeping it simple this week. Repeating some new faves and relying on old stand bys. Creamy tasty Thai dish with mushrooms and pea pods, served with kale rice because it’s always good and I already have the ingredients. Rice, beans, salsa, and guacamole because of visitors and it’s always a crowd pleaser, right? Pizza. Same […]

Peanut Sauce

Yet another peanut sauce! I really like the thinner consistency of this one. The little guy used it as a dip. I have plans to use it as a sandwich spread. It’s all purpose and delicious. Print Peanut Sauce Author: Next Good Meal   Ingredients 1 cup natural unsweetened peanut butter ¼ cup rice wine vinegar […]

Okra and Tomatoes

I’m not sure why I decide to torture myself sometimes. Okra and tomatoes is a treasured childhood memory. I was a picky eater as a child, to say the least (meat/potatoes/occasional bean?). I didn’t really like okra. I didn’t even really like tomatoes. Something about this slow simmered dish served over cornbread cracked my picky […]

Mussaman Curry

I have been a long time fan of Thai spice paste and have enjoyed the red curry and green curry often. I recently discovered masaman curry. Where has this been all my life?? It’s totally different than other spice pastes because it doesn’t have heat. It’s a really tasty blend of warm spices like lemongrass, […]