I am learning more and more about this thing called discipline and where I’m good at it: – Cooking from scratch? Hells yeah. – Work? Solid. – Housework? So-so. – Food? Aside from my mainstay – being vegetarian – not so much. If I want a pickle, I’ll have a pickle. If I’m craving hummus, I’ll make it. And sadly, if a taco is not jiving with the mornings urges, I give in. I had […]
I’ve finally found a local grocery store that stocks uncooked white corn posole (aka hominy) so this has made it back into the regular rotation. The only thing that ever gets in the way of having it on hand is its lengthy cooking time. You need a solid afternoon of simmering, but it’s the perfect reward at the end of a long weekend day spent hunkered down at home.
I made a batch of my red broth this morning to get ready for the soup-a-thon that I have ahead of me the next few days. I have a soup swap to go to and although I haven’t decided what I’ll be making, I know that at the very least one of the soups I take will use this broth. The second this smell hits the house, I crave tortilla soup or posole and maybe […]
Just a quick post to show off our yummy tacos from a few days ago. I did most of the prep work in advance – so getting these from stove to table was fast. Filling for tacos: Black Beans * Potatoes & Kale Saute** Feta Salsa of choice * To dress up your black beans: 1. Warm appr. 16 oz of black beans (I slow-cook and portion up in the fridge, but canned works in […]