Archive for January, 2011

Breakfast for Dinner

We love breakfast for dinner around here.  Who has time for cooking breakfast in the morning, anyway? I sure don’t.  And the best part about breakfast for dinner in our house?  John cooks it!  No… Read more »

January 31, 2011 | Breakfast

Carnitas

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

Lemon and Garlic Roasted Cauliflower

We had roast chicken again with potatoes, but I roasted 2 chickens at the same time for leftovers later in the week, thanks to a suggestion by my brilliant friend.  Why have I never thought… Read more »

January 27, 2011 | Sides

Simple Salmon

Do you like salmon? You don’t? Well, you should totally try this preparation. It’s so simple that it’s not even a recipe.  Don’t be scared. First, where do you buy salmon?  I’ve tried the only… Read more »

January 26, 2011 | Main Dishes

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

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

Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches

Leftover roast beef, sourdough bread, monterey jack cheese, melted in oven.  Dinner is served in about 5 minutes. I served this with hummus and red peppers. This picture is of my plate.  I typically eat… Read more »

January 20, 2011 | Sandwiches