risotto, beer, broth and bok choy

Because we still have SB beers around, my broth needs a purpose, and the bok choy needed to be used and I was craving risotto. Yes I know Bud Light probably isn’t the best option. Next time we’ll try Stella…  I can make risotto with my eyes closed I’ve made it so many different ways…

turkey meatloaf with kickin’ sauce 

My inspiration. Rain again. Wanting to make meatloaf since I realized last time around was two years ago. Sour dough bread around. Kickin’ sauce still available… Why not turkey loaf with kickin’ sauce? Of note, I’m not a fan of ketchup so using my own sauce instead is the plan. And since your own sauce…

not your mamas chili 2

I’ve got chili down and it is good… last time I made it (not your mamas chili) I used Not Your Father’s Rootbeer. So this time I opted to use no alcohol (shocking) and see if I could get good flavor anyway. I used ground turkey AND some of the leftover chicken from my broth…

bone stock does your body good

I’d been hearing the raves of the benefits of bone broth lately (google it there’s a lot out there on the topic!) and since my NY16 focus is to do my best to eat more healthy and fresh, I thought this was a good way to get that commitment into reality. Not hard at all-…

Holy fish! Caribbean cayenne mahi and lemon almond kale

A game play delay resulted in a dinner unexpected a few days later… Planning to cook on a Friday when last minute plan changes came up, resulted in prepping the fish and then letting it sit for a few days. Mahi was prepared with olive oil and topped with a blend of “magical” Caribbean spice…

Pistachio chicken warms the heart….dinner without a plan

I’m really behind on my blogging here, but I’ve been super busy. As I’m cooking I’m capturing photos, but not remembering a lot of the details but here’s what I can remember and it’s totally worth whatever I can remember because it was yummy! That phrase a picture is worth a thousand words is my…