Boeuf Bourguignon and Anthony Bourdain

I was at my desk at work, engulfed in one thing or another, when my phone lit up with a new Google Hangouts notification. It was from my husband. “Hey, sweetest heart. I have a challenge for you, if you’d like to try it.” I was intrigued. My husband is unpredictable when it comes to…

Things I Cook: Hotcakes With Strawberry Compote

div style=”text-align: left;”Tonight’s recipe comes from Mr. a href=”http://www.curtisstone.com/”Curtis Stone/a, from his book, ia href=”http://www.curtisstone.com/Kitchen-Products/Books/Relaxed-Cooking-with-Curtis-Stone-Cookbook.aspx”Relaxed Cooking With Curtis Stone/a/i. I first made these pancakes last year for a jewelry party I hosted, and I’ve been hooked ever since. I’ve been spoiled with these pancakes, and have since become disenchanted with Bisquick. If you decide to…

Things I Cook: Pesto Shrimp Pasta

div style=”text-align: left;”This is another a href=”http://www.budgetbytes.blogspot.com/”Budget Bytes/a recipe, one that is light and easy to make, pesto shrimp pasta. Here’s how mine turned out:/divdivbr //divdivspan class=”Apple-style-span” style=”color: rgb(0, 0, 238); -webkit-text-decorations-in-effect: underline; “img src=”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0W7cFBGnPvU/TXLFu_Q4byI/AAAAAAAAAhk/L1mxDm5_SKE/s320/IMG_2418.JPG” border=”0″ alt=”” id=”BLOGGER_PHOTO_ID_5580740299312361250″ style=”display: block; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: auto; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: auto; text-align: center; cursor: pointer; width: 320px; height:…

Things I Cook: Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups and Fried Banana Wraps

div style=”text-align: left;”I’ve attempted two new recipes, one that’s great for lunch or dinner, the other that’s good for a snack, both utterly delicious./divdivbr //divdivThe first is the a href=”http://budgetbytes.blogspot.com/2011/01/spinach-lasagna-roll-ups-801-recipe-114.html”spinach lasagna roll-up recipe/a from my favorite food blog, a href=”http://budgetbytes.blogspot.com/”Budget Bytes/a. This is my main go-to site when I’m planning my grocery shopping, because the…

Things I Cook: Hot Chocolate Cookies

div style=”text-align: left;”Back when I still had a Facebook account, I started posting pictures of the food I’d cook, along with the recipes. To be honest, I started doing it to prove to loved ones that I can indeed cook, and am no longer the girl who burns food in the crock pot (true story)….