Archive for January, 2011


I’ll preface this post by saying I’m not a big fan of pork roast.  Ham, yes.  Bacon, heck yes.  Pork tenderloin, sometimes. Ribs, occasionally.  But even so, I decided to try to make carnitas, based… Read more »

January 29, 2011 | Main Dishes

The Big Salad with Goat Cheese, Walnuts, and Pears

Do you make your own salad dressing?  You should.  Vinaigrettes are so easy and quick; you won’t believe it, and once you try it you’ll never buy bottled dressing again.  I’ll tell you how I… Read more »

January 28, 2011 | Soup and Salad

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Cold rainy day.  Hot grilled cheese and tomato soup.  Delicious.  Quick.  Everybody liked it.  Perfect for Sunday night. I usually make grilled cheese sandwiches with cheddar, but I had some Monterey Jack leftover from earlier… Read more »

January 24, 2011 | Sandwiches

Roasted Almonds

Last night for dinner, we ate Chicken Enchiladas from Dinner Divas.  If you live in Northwest Arkansas, Elli is a great cook who uses real ingredients, has a commercial kitchen, AND she delivers.  It’s a… Read more »

January 23, 2011 | Snacks & Drinks