Juggling Turkey Piccata and Roasted Red Potatoes

This week’s meal was turkey piccata and roasted red potatoes. You will notice that we also had sausage and fried okra. A family friend recently went on a hinting trip and gave me some turkey as well as some onion from his garden.

Playing It Safe with Buffalo Wings

My family loves wings and blue cheese, especially when they come from Wings N’ More. The only problem is that the nearest Wings N’ More is four hours away and no nearby restaurant seems to compare.   So, granting my parents’ request, I decided to make wings and homemade blue cheese.

Three-Pork Soup

Before I started cooking, I measured out the ingredients and put them in my preparation bowls. I started with slicing a 1/4 pound of bacon. You can also use a 1/4 pound of diced salt pork. I started using a plain edge knife, but I was having trouble cutting through the bacon because it was…

Hoppin’ John

Happy New Year!   In honor of New Year’s, I cooked a rice and bean dish called Hoppin’ John to go with fondue. As a Christmas present, my parents gave my preparation bowls to help me  measure ingredients out beforehand and save time. Before starting this recipe, I put in a 1/2 teaspoon of thyme…

Chili con Carne

This the last post that will be about recipes that I cooked in 2016. I cooked Chili can Carne during the beginning of November, when it was just starting to get chilly. No matter how you define chili, I definitely recommend this recipe.

Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya

Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya is one of my favorite dishes to make. To make it easier on myself, I usually make it from a Zatarain’s Jambalaya mix and add some pre-cooked sausage. While this method is great for lunches, learning how to make Jambalaya gives me more options than just eating rice meals from a…