Portobello Pot Pie


At the start of the pandemic, as you know, I signed up for Misfit Market. Since it’s just the two of us, I opted for their smallest box and biweekly delivery. It’s been a great experience overall, and the perk I’m enjoying most is the option to add additional discounted goodies to my order, like…

Porcini Kale Flatbread


Ingredients 1 Flatbread pizza dough, or pizza dough of choice 1 cup dried Porcini mushrooms 1 head Dino Kale, rough chopped 1 tab butter or EVOO 1/4 cup Trader Joe’s Pizza sauce, or sauce of choice Salt and Pepper to taste 1 cup fresh Mozzarella, shredded Method In a mixing bowl, steep the dried Porcini…

Jamie Oliver’s Epic Ribeye Steak


With the scrumptious successes of the previous recipes, we found ourselves binging a few more episodes of Jamie’s Quick and Easy Food. Well, of course, I instantly fell in love with his Epic Ribeye Steak recipe. What can I say? I’m just a sucker for anything epic. I listen to Florence & the Machine to chill, Rupaul and Cher…

Soba Noodles in Ginger Lemongrass Broth with Mushrooms & Miso


Whenever there are unhappy tummies or a bout of cold viruses spreading through our house, noodle soups are my go-to cure-all remedy. In my opinion, there is nothing as healing as a warm bowl of broth spiked with fresh ginger, garlic, lemon, and herbs. Homemade broth is a familiar, comforting, deliciously medicinal mouthful of scrumptiousness…

Grilled Portobello Fajitas


The succulent texture and smoky flavor of these grilled portobello fajitas are guaranteed to satisfy even the most unapologetic carnivores. Whenever I fire up charcoals, I grill as many vegetables as I possible can and utilize them in various recipes throughout the week. So, this recipe was bursting with that slow cooked flavor imparted by…

Meat Lovers Pizza with Mushrooms and Black Olives


As I’ve stated before, I grew up in an impoverished family in little towns all over East and Southeast Texas. Going out to dinner was something we rarely could afford and when we did, we dined at the cheapest places available. Pizza Hut was among one of the more upscale restaurants my family  dined in…

Pork Rice Noodle Soup with Mushrooms and Ginger


Sometimes the best remedy for an allergy attack or upset tummy is a steaming bowl of immune boosting soup. Since this past week I found myself struggling against both, I made a bone broth spiked with ginger, garlic, and onion. I had mushrooms and savoy cabbage on hand so I went with Asian-inspired flavors and…

Burst Tomato, Roasted Broccolini, and Mushroom Noodle Soup


Burst Tomato, Roasted Broccolini, and Mushroom Noodle Soup With an assortment of dried Oyster and Shiitake Mushrooms and the most beautiful basket of rainbow colored cherry tomatoes I’ve ever seen, I set my heart on a beautiful pot of soup. Any excuse for soup. I think no other food can hug the soul and lift the…