Menu Notebook

Besides trying to keep a blog record of menus and some recipes I started a menu notebook late in 2012. At that time we were still meat eaters. This week I used the last page of the notebook, so we were looking back through the pages. It was interesting to see our quick evolution into […]

Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread has been popular around here for a while. It all started when I was determined to create a pumpkin cornbread muffin for a pumpkin chili way back in the fall. Since then we’ve devoured our fair share of several flavors and varieties. I’m finally satisfied with the base recipe. That means I finally paid […]

Menu Board

We’re already mostly through this current menu board, but here’s what is making it on to our plates… Green curry with mushrooms and pea pods (snap peas): This has morphed from a previous favorite. I’ve simplified it and added more heat. Red beans and rice are in progress on the stove. The cornbread will include […]

Menu Board

African stew: We love this new addition to the rotation around here. It’s a thick spicy tomato stew with all sorts of hearty additions  like edamame, kale, and even peanut butter. Laksa: This delicious thai noodle soup is another regular. Mushrooms, tofu, coconut milk, ginger, lemongrass, scallions, cilantro….mmmmm. Stuffed acorn squash: I’ll admit to having […]