Meaty Meals

carb fakeout: meatballs and zoodles

carb fakeout: meatballs and zoodles

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] LOVE carbs!  Love them!  I like potatoes pretty much in any fashion. A good homemade pasta makes my mouth water.  I love the grains as well, farro, quinoa, wheatberries and lentils are some of my favorites.  When I lived alone I tended not to cook […]

deconstructed roasted veggie “lasagna”

deconstructed roasted veggie “lasagna”

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]rowing up my mom was not the best cook in the world (sorry Mom!) but she did make a few dishes that she had mastered.  Lasagna and stuffed shells were two dishes she would make a lot.  As I got older it was something she […]

slow cooker beef bourguignon

slow cooker beef bourguignon

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here is something about the word “crockpot” that makes me cringe.  Maybe because I think of pot roast or some kind of meal made with condensed cream of chicken soup.  You know, the stuff that has those weird pink pieces of “chicken” in them?  So […]

slow cooked sunday “supper” – beef braciole

slow cooked sunday “supper” – beef braciole

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]am a super picky meat eater but that doesn’t mean I don’t eat meat.  I am just selective about what I eat and the quality of it.  I do not eat ground beef.  It just in general grosses me out.  I think I had some […]