Tagged with mushrooms

Spicy Korean Pork Bowls

Spicy Korean Pork Bowls

With my current “super-commuter” status, most of my previous blogging–and cooking–time is now spent in the car. So, instead of cooking and blogging, I’m driving, and listening to audiobooks. While¬†this commute time does entail some mental menu mapping, the last few months have¬†year has been a rinse/wash/repeat approach to cooking, with the focus on minimizing … Continue reading

Brussels Sprouts Hash

Brussels Sprouts Hash

I think there is a general set of dishes that can be appropriately labeled a “hash.” Typically they incorporate previously cooked meat in chopped form + potatoes. Granted, the general expansion of brunching and places like Hash House A Go Go suggests this term is somewhat more expansive, and I use the term “hash” as … Continue reading

“Stone” Soup

“Stone” Soup

What to do with a beef bone and a varied assortment of vegetables? Make soup! Feeling very “stone soup” (and, consequently, economical), I set about simmering a bunch of odds and ends in a pot. Ninety minutes later, delicious, filling soup. Eminently variable, try whatever you have on hand. Enjoy! “Stone” Soup 1 beef or … Continue reading

Crockpot Ginger Chicken

Crockpot Ginger Chicken

Another crockpot recipe to add to the arsenal! We’ve had a bag of dehydrated wild mushrooms sitting in the pantry for awhile (thankfully, no hallucinations ensued) and another half container of button mushrooms slowly showing their age in the fridge. Combine mushrooms with some ginger, garlic, fish sauce, and broth, and you have a delicious … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole

Breakfast Casserole

Although few things beat a fried egg with a runny, orange-yellow yolk and crispy, fatty bacon fresh from the pan, sometimes it is really nice to have a grab’n’go breakfast on hand. It frees up time and ensures you have breakfast. While hard-boiled eggs are easy and effective, I enjoy something with a little more … Continue reading

Desperation Dinner: Salmon & Kale Salad

Desperation Dinner: Salmon & Kale Salad

Hungry and lazy, I grabbed a can of emergency protein that had been languishing in my pantry: wild salmon from Trader Joe’s. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been sitting around because of all the gourmet meals I’ve been making; rather, it’s pretty uninspiring stuff. It smells like my cat’s food (okay, that’s a low blow to the … Continue reading