12 Hours in Kosher Kansas City

April 23, 2012 | 1 Comments

When thinking of Kansas City your mind probably wonders toward The Wizard of Oz, BBQ and perhaps the Royals.  You might have heard a little of the Kansas side versus the Missouri side, or be impressed with how quickly you can deplane, get your bags and be on your way when landing at MCI.  The...

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Authentic British Fish & Chips

April 18, 2012 | 3 Comments

I grew up on the coast.  Never did I imagine I’d move to an ocean-less city, and recently, I’ve been missing the smell of that salty sea air.  There really isn’t an ocean close than 750 miles away so perhaps a weekend at a lake will have to suffice some time in the coming months....

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Spicy Beef and Chocolate Stew

April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the holiday of Pesach (Passover) then you know just how tiring the preparation for the week-long holiday can be.   Add buying a house to the mix and you’ll have an idea as to how busy we’ve been at home-camp over the last few weeks.  We were lucky to have family visit us...

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Bean and Spinach Stew

March 22, 2012 | 1 Comments

When I decided to throw together a bean and spinach stew for dinner,  didn’t on sharing the recipe, so my camera was far from the kitchen.  This was a meal I threw into the crock pot, crossed my fingers and hoped would be decent when we rushed family dinner into the evening’s busy schedule.  Well,...

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Guest Post: Chorosh Sabsi with Kateh

March 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Have you ever tasted Persian cooking?  It really is one of a kind and nothing can compare.  When I first met today’s guest blogger in 2008, my new bride told me of all the wonderful meals she had eaten from Reyna’s kitchen.  Fast forward a few years and Reyna’s first book Persian Food from the...

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As echoed by my WeightWatchers leader, Anne in response to my tamale pie, the benchmark of a good vegetarian (or in this case, vegan) dish is whether or not you would serve it to meat-eating guests.  When I discovered The Vegan Slow Cooker by Kathy Hester, I read it cover to cover, and there is...

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baked potato and corn

Baked Potato Soup with Grilled Corn – Vegan

March 12, 2012 | 1 Comments

It’s true, I skipped a week, I’m sorry.  In the midst of the preparing for our son’s second birthday I failed to blog last week.  I have two wonderful guest posts lined up for you (including a long-promised Vegan Slow Cooker Giveaway) but after my hiatus, I raided the fridge last night to cook for...

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Cook Books on a Shelf in Crate and Barrel

Versatile Blogger Award

March 1, 2012 | 1 Comments

I love to cook, no surprises there.  Another of my earthly pleasures is blogging, and it’s a pleasure to have been awarded the Versatile Blogger Award by fellow foodie, Kitchen-Tested....

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