Have you seen the USDA’s new food suggestions? They center around a plate, with a back-to-basics portion suggestion. The USDA now suggests that half of every meal be made up of fruits and vegetables. One quarter should be protein and one quarter should be grains, preferably whole grains. And the meal should be accompanied by […]
Balsamic vinegar improves almost every food. This chicken came out juicy and tender, and the mushrooms were perfectly cooked – firm but slightly tender and caramelized. I’m definitely going to ask Joe to make it more often in the days ahead.
This past weekend, we made some mostly homemade pizza, and it was delicious. You’ve heard me say this before, and I’ll say it again. I love cooking from scratch, but sometimes totally homemade food just isn’t possible. We had a busy weekend. Joe was building a pantry cupboard for our kitchen. In the kitchen. As […]