Plain Old Pecan Pie

Jeff likes plain old pecan pie. Not chocolate, not maple, not even Bourbon Pecan Pie.  Just plain old. However, you can sneak a tablespoon or two of bourbon in this pie and most people would just wonder what made it extra special. (Shh… I did!) 1 cup light corn syrup (or dark) 3 eggs 1…

Stewed Peppers and Tomatoes with Eggs

Made this wonderful recipe when I was doing Whole30  (minus the toast) and have added it to the “normal” line up at house.   INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, quartered lengthwise, then sliced crosswise 1 orange bell pepper, quartered lengthwise, then sliced crosswise kosher salt black pepper…

Sausage with Lentils and Spinach

This magazine recipe caught my eye because it was from Mario Batali. I’d never roasted sausage in the oven before, but i’m now sold on this method of preparing it. Ingredients kosher salt Black pepper 12 oz. dried lentils 2 cloves garlic, peeled 6 fresh sage leaves or 2 tbsps. dried 2 medium carrots, peeled,…

Get This Cheese Baby Out of Me!

Unrequited love hurts. Literally hurts. Often, you don’t realize you are alone in a love fest until long after your dreams of eternal happiness are in full swing.  And then, the truth smacks you in the face.  Or, in my case, in the gut. After a 34-day separation, I discovered today that I still love…