Chorizo Fried Rice


Leftovers are a thing at my house again, and a dozen eggs last us longer than three days now too. So, with less mouths to feed, I’ve had to tap back into my leftover makeover skill set. I threw this solo brunch together with leftover lemony chorizo rice Amy cooked (another Tyler Florence five ingredient…

Roasted Barley Mushroom Pilaf


I absolutely love mushrooms, and I especially love to toss Portobellos on the grill slathered in a bit of Stubbs Spicy BBQ Sauce. The obvious thing to do with leftover bbq mushrooms is to wedge ’em between two buns and call it a night but since I was not in the mood for another typical…

Short Rib Shepherd’s Pie


Whole30 Day 8 Dinner: When you’ve only go two mouths to feed and six beautiful short ribs to braise, what do you do? Get creative! I split my braised short rib leftovers into two additional recipes. One being this well known casserole from my wife’s homeland, New England. Does New England have any other casserole…

Amy’s Semolina Spaghetti


  I’ve been allowed to make our handmade pasta recipe once just to know how and then it was quickly and expertly back in the hands of the dough whisperer (who felt a little cheated by the previous night’s zoodles). We’ve been working on perfecting a Kolache recipe (details to follow) for a while now,…

Pan Seared Pork Chop, Leftover Mash, Creamed Spinach


This recipe was a solo dinner quickie. I had Detwiler’s Farmer’s Market local pork chops and mashed potatoes in my freezer along with a large bag of scrumptious local spinach in the fridge. So I decided on a naughty dinner of old school style fried pork chops (the only way I ever ate pork chops…