Chipotle Rice

A chipotle pepper is a smoked-dried jalapeño.  The jalapeños are kept on the vine until they turn red ( something that often happens to my home grown jalapeños as they yield more than I can eat!) and then smoked with wood. I’m thinking about trying this in our own smoker. Until then, I use canned chipotles in adobo sauce…

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,…