Cookbooks, recipes, travel and sarcasm

Month: July 2018

Asian Pork Sliders with Magic Miso Mayo from “Keepers”

Asian Pork Sliders with Magic Miso Mayo from “Keepers”

For my menu planning, on the weekends I normally have the time to cook something more complex and am not bound by a short, after work time frame for preparation, marinating or even just cooking time.  The cookbook, “Keepers” by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion […]

Simple homemade pizza dough

Simple homemade pizza dough

I am not a baker and rarely will you find breads, cookies, cakes or dough on my site or being made in my kitchen.  The exception to this is if it is almost more difficult to walk to an additional store aisle to pick the […]

Anthony Bourdain’s Wedge with Stilton and Pancetta

Anthony Bourdain’s Wedge with Stilton and Pancetta

One of the first things I thought about when I heard of Anthony Bourdain’s recent death was his episode of “Part’s Unknown” where he visited Congo.  My daughter was adopted from the Congo 7 years ago as a toddler. Although Congo has many redeeming qualities […]

Sweet Soy Bacon and Egg Banh Mi – Myers + Chang at Home

Sweet Soy Bacon and Egg Banh Mi – Myers + Chang at Home

When I initially thumbed through the cookbook Myers + Chang at Home, I was immediately attracted to the Banh Mi sandwich recipe with shimmering bacon and gorgeous, sunny side up eggs. My husband, who is half Vietnamese, is obsessed with Banh Mi sandwiches and I […]