Culinary Q

Q as in "cue" as in "to prompt." A recipe is only the beginning…

A Ham Like No Other – Locally raised is the best!

I have re-discovered locally raised pasture-fed beef, pork, and poultry, thanks to going to the Winchester Winter Farmers Market at Mahoney’s  for the past several weeks.  I am so glad … Continue reading

03/11/2013 · Leave a comment

Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Those little packs of taco seasoning are convenient and do the trick just fine, taste-wise. But, if you want to control your salt intake, increase the heat, save a few … Continue reading

03/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Steak – Definitely Not Just for Grilling!

My husband would have never agreed with the title of this post before trying steak prepared via a simple stove-top technique presented by Chef Tiffani Faison on NECN earlier this … Continue reading

02/16/2013 · 1 Comment

So Simple Broccoli Soup

Why broccoli soup? Well, one reason is the two full bunches of broccoli (read: over three pounds) that Steve brought home instead of the 2-3 broccoli crowns I requested…They say … Continue reading

02/03/2013 · 2 Comments

No-Fuss Alfredo Sauce, Brussels Sprouts, and Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts – Who would have thought?

First let me thank Fior D’Italia (The Pasta Man) for the most wonderful ravioli that inspired an amazing meal! For a change, I’ll start off with a picture of the … Continue reading

01/13/2013 · Leave a comment

Rice Pilaf – Small Effort for Something Special

Rice is good.  You can dress it up as little or as much as you would like.  And, dressing it up is an excellent way to get more flavor and … Continue reading

01/06/2013 · Leave a comment

Perfect last-minute dip recipe! Quick, Tasty, AND Healthy!

In a matter of minutes, I made a really tasty dip with ingredients I always have on hand – canned beans, garlic, plain yogurt, lemon juice, cumin, olive oil, salt, … Continue reading

12/24/2012 · Leave a comment