Roasted Poblano Soup

Once again TheWife came home with a fantastic bundle of fresh vegetables in the farmer’s market basket. She excitedly pulled out some poblano peppers and asked “what can you do with these babies?” Well, I could juggle them, I could do … Read More

Stuffed Bone-In Pork Loin

Easter is a fantastic time for cooking those special dishes.  Normally, I have the tradition of making a lamb dish but this year I was so busy I forgot to purchase it ahead of time. Ugh! How could I forget … Read More

Shepherd’s Pie

When TheWife and I went to England in 2015, we had a long list of foods we wanted to sample.  Top of the list was anything Indian because we had heard it was just amazing across the pond… it was… mmmm chicken tikki … Read More

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna

TheWife came home with a basket of farmer’s market produce; one of those purchase-a-random-basket-full-of-stuff-you-may-or-may-not-want but are guaranteed to love.  This one had apples, potatoes, artichokes, mushrooms, and fresh spinach.  Random. But as soon as I saw it I thought “lasagna”. … Read More

Sautéed Brussel Sprouts

TheWife loves Brussels sprouts.  Totally, completely.  Her eyes glitter and gleam when she grabs a bundle from the store. She can make an entire meal out of them! It disgusts me. Ugh. There are a lot of vegetables that I really … Read More

Baked Potato & Leek Soup

Baked Potato & Leek Soup (slow cooker) One would think that January would mean cold weather. Not always so in Texas, though. It seems like every time I wash my car, it rains, so what happens if I start cooking … Read More

TheGirl’s (un)Mac ‘N Cheese

At my table, I believe in passing on to my children a love of the important things in life. Faith is first and foremost. Respectable knife skills are second.  The perfect Macaroni and Cheese is certainly in the top 10. Good Mac’nCheese… its … Read More

Breakfast Artisan Bread

After getting my weekly bread routine down, I wanted to branch out and see what else I could do. Digging around, the idea of doing an artisan bread sounded delicious and daunting. It ended up being much more the former … Read More

Mom’s Simple Batter Bread

While growing up, Saturday mornings I would wake up to my mother baking bread for the week. When we were about to adopt our first child (that’s TheGirl, helping me in the pic down below) my mother came over, gave me … Read More