Are you ready, fellow cooks? Now that you have all of your staples and proteins and all those great spices, it’s time to make sauce!! Pasta sauce. Tomato sauce. Red sauce. Or “gravy” as some misguided Italian Americans call it. Today we’re making a basic marinara sauce. No meatballs, no sausage or veal or pork.Continue reading “Mangiamo!”
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So Who Wants To Make Soup?
Mmmmm, soothing, delicious soup. For reasons that are beyond my limited powers of comprehension, a lot of people think it’s hard to make soup. I don’t get it. When I was little, our family enjoyed home made soup every Monday night. My mom was at home with six kids while my Dad worked and wentContinue reading “So Who Wants To Make Soup?”
OK, campers! It’s dinner time and you are READY!!! Yes you are. Come out from behind that couch. You. Can. Do. This. So it’s 4pm, and our tummies are growling. We’re going to make a delicious dinner. Remember, all we really need is a protein, some veggies, and some of our staple items. If weContinue reading “Mealtime!!!!!”
Keep Shopping, Honey
Well, look at you!!! You are in your cozy kitchen, surrounded by all those lovely, practical, nutritious staples. You’re, like, one step away from a delicious dinner! One. Step. And I’m going to take that step with you. Ready? I want you to think about this: PROTEIN. Now that you have all the supplies forContinue reading “Keep Shopping, Honey”
OK, Let’s Get Started!!!
So you say you’re ready to start cooking? No, you’re not!! This kitchen is practically empty. I opened a cabinet and a moth came out. You can’t cook until you buy some food. What were you even thinking? Grab your mask and your wallet. We’re going out for staples. Back in the dawn of timeContinue reading “OK, Let’s Get Started!!!”
Welp. I always say that a good cook has to be willing to accept mistakes. When you’re cooking, you WILL make a lot of mistakes. You have to be able to laugh at them, make yourself a sandwich, and call it a day. As your friendly neighborhood cooking expert, I am absolutely able to makeContinue reading “Ruh, Roh”