Originally posted 2018-04-24 12:00:20. Chili is a wonderful dish, as unique as the person making it.  Chili varies by region: Texas chili has no beans; Skyline Cincinnati chili is deeply spiced and also meat based and served over spaghetti  with a pile of cheese on top; New Mexico chili verde is made with pork, tomatillos,…

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Originally posted 2018-04-17 12:00:14. Phoenix has hit a cold snap.  Last week was warm, overly so for January.  I was sweating in my tank top Friday afternoon during my after work hike. Last Saturday was rainy and chilly, and then the storm cleared.  The last two mornings have been in the mid 30s – which…

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Originally posted 2018-01-15 12:00:17. A long, long time ago, back in 1990, I was a young woman about to graduate high school.  It was a very different time back then- before the internet, cell phones, social media, 24 hour news, etc. Though, we did have acid washed jeans and the start of grunge music. But,…

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Originally posted 2018-01-08 12:00:36. My grandmother was many things- tiny, fierce, independent, stubborn, mouthy, and fiery.  In many ways, I am her clone. One thing she was not, however, was a good cook.  Growing up, most of the food we ate started out from a can or the freezer, the veggies were always overly cooked,…

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Originally posted 2018-01-04 12:00:49. Original recipe can be found here- http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/claire-robinson/butternut-squash-soup-recipe-1922514 Ingredients- 1 butternut squash (2 to 3 pounds) 1 teaspoon olive oil (plus a tiny bit for roasting) 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cups low sodium broth (use vegetable to make it vegan, though chicken broth works if that is not a priority, or…

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Originally posted 2017-06-20 12:00:14. Today is a dreary rainy day, so I figured this would be the perfect recipe for today. Enjoy!           Ingredients 2 pounds (1kg) boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1 1/2–inch steaks, or 3 pounds (1.3kg) bone-in beef short ribs, ribs removed and reserved (see note) Kosher…

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Originally posted 2017-05-24 17:00:29. First off, I’m gonna say that you can legit do this with a host of veggies and other fun stuff, as it’s similar to the cream of multi-veggie soup I posted back in… November I think it was. Creamy Veggie Soup Recipe If this is your first recipe from me, you’ve…

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