Category Archives: Tomatoes

Pork, Red Wine, and Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of chicken stock 1/2 cup of red wine 50 g of dried wild mushrooms 8 cloves of garlic chopped 2 small cans of whole peeled tomatoes with juice 1lb of spaghetti 4 tbl of butter 1 tsp … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Black Pepper, Boletus, Butter, Button Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Leeks, Meat, Mushrooms, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Plum Tomatoes, Pork, Pork Cutlets, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Red Sauce, Red Wine, Sauces & Marinades, Sausage Links, Spaghetti, Stock, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes, Wild Mushroom Sauce, Wild Mushrooms, Wine | 4 Comments

Three Bean Potato and Bay Leaf Soup

So I have not been feeling well all week so I have not eaten much, hence I have not had a reason to cook. When I finally did, the cupboards were bare….almost. I made a nice bean soup which is … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bay Leaves, Celery, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Kidney Beans, Olive Oil, Recipes, Soup, Thyme, Tomatoes, Vegetables, White Beans, Yellow Peas | 4 Comments

Bouillabaisse Number 143

Why #143 you ask? Well, I suppose it’s because I almost never make it the same way. Sometimes I just don’t have all the ingredients. Sometimes it is just the availability of product depending where I am living. Like chicken … Continue reading

Posted in Alaskan Pollock, Alcohol, Basil, Bouillabaisse, Butter, Calamari, Carmelized Onions, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Fish, Fish Soup, Food, French, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Leeks, Olive Oil, Onion Soup, Onions, Recipes, Red Wine, Seafood, Shrimp, Soup, Stew, Thyme, Tomatoes, Tuna, Tuna Steak, Vegetables, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes, Yellow Onions | 4 Comments

Stuffed Shells with Rosé Sauce

by Shea Featured Foodie Dixie Chick Cooks This recipe is one that I adapted from a locally owned restaurant close to where we live called Joe’s Italian.  It’s an insanely popular place to eat and stays packed out.  They have a … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Cheese, Cooking, Cream Cheese, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Mozzarella, Oregano, Parmesean, Pasta, Pasta Shells, Pepper, Recipes, Red Wine Vinegar, Ricotta Cheese, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Tomatoes, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Just What is Beef 4 Breakfast Anyway? (via Beef 4 Breakfast)

Well, I started this blog because of my silly love for real food.  I have been taking photos of my meals for the past couple of years, but my love for cooking stems back to my younger days when I … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Beef, Beef Roast, Bell Pepper, Breakfast, Broccoli, Cheddar Cheese, Cheese, Eggs, Food, Herbs & Spices, Jalapeno Cheese, Meat, Mrs Dash, Olive Oil, Recipes, Sausage Links, Sweet Potato, Tomatoes, Vegetables | Tagged | Leave a comment

Spaghetti with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic and Pancetta (via “Deja Vu” Cook)

After many years traveling through Italy I am always so pleased to see a wonderful new pasta recipe.  This one I found on the wonderful site of Elaine at http://www.theitaliandishblog.com, and this dish is ready for any elegant guests.  Get … Continue reading

Posted in Anchovies, Basil, Breadcrumbs, Cheese, Dinner, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian Cuisine, Italian Parsley, Olive Oil, Pancetta, Parmesean, Pasta, Recipes, Spaghetti, Tomatoes | Leave a comment

Rustic Bolognese with Roasted Sausage, Mushrooms, & Onions

Every time I make a Bolognese I do something different. Sometimes it’s just the availability of ingredients that cause me to change the recipe. Sometimes I just want to try a different twist or measure the  ingredients differently. In the end I am … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bolognese, Button Mushrooms, Cheese, Dinner, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian Cuisine, Italian Sausage, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Pepper, Recipes, Red Onions, Roasted Garlic, Roasting Garlic, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Shallots, Spaghetti, Tomatoes, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes | 14 Comments

Mouth Watering Frittata with Turkey Bacon, Corn Bread and Cherry Strawberry Preserves (via The Blakery)

I don’t generally toot my own horn, but this late night dinner was absolutely flavor-packed, delectable and fiery. I made Egg Frittata with apple smoked turkey bacon and corn bread. This meal was very easy to make, absolutely delicious, and … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Chard, Cheese, Eggs, Frittata, Herbs & Spices, Italian Parsley, Mustard Greens, Pepper, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Salt, Shiitake Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Turkey Bacon, Vegetables, Whited Cheddar Cheese, Yams | Leave a comment