Memorial Day Burgers

Spoiler Alert! I went into making this meal knowing that I wasn’t making it the way I would if I was living on my own. Let’s be real here. Given the choice between eating 3/4 pound burgers from the grill and eating  frozen burgers from the stove on Memorial Day, I think we can all…

Arroz con Pollo – Size Matters

Before I started this blog, I made Arroz con Pollo and black beans for my family. We liked it so much that I decided to make it again. After pouring a cup and a half of rice into a preparation bowl and a little it of olive oil into a large skillet over medium high, …

Attempting to Chop with Pad Thai

One of the reasons I like to make Pad Thai is because of the freedom to choose what to include in the dish. It’s also something that I can turn this into an easy weeknight meal or a weekend meal. 

Fried Catfish

This week’s meal was fried catfish with a side of tater tots and beans. After putting the tater tots in the toaster oven for about thirty minutes, I mixed one and a half cup of cornmeal and a half cup of flour into a large mixing bowl and poured a cup of buttermilk in a…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Week Five Happy Valentines Day! This week I made chicken tortilla soup. I have been eating it for lunch all week and it is really good. The recipe came from one of my mom’s recipe books. Since I already knew that my family likes this soup, I went ahead and doubled it.