Saturday, June 30, 2012

Fish on a Stick (squash too!)

Even by the creek it was hot yesterday.  We languished, swam, and even napped for a couple of hours at a time.  The big treat of the day was fish on a stick.  This delectable delight is only available creekside (do not try this in your home kitchen)

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Beating the Heat

Temperatures are rising and the prospect of heating up the house by cooking meals is dim.  So this morning, while it was still cool enough, I made enough hot weather food to last a few days.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Mango Fruit Sauce

Have some fruit hanging around that you don't know what to do with?  Boy do I have a plan for you!

A good fairy left two Atualfo mangoes and a huge fruit cup from Whole Foods when I was at work last week.

It didn't take me long to figure out what to do with them.  I started by seeding the mangoes and scraping the flesh off the peels into the blender.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

The Ultimate Comfort Food

Chocolate is an amazing comfort food.  Macaroni and cheese is another.  But in my household, the number one comfort food meal as a Middle Eastern dish called Mjedrah (pronounced: m-yed-rah or me-ay-drah alternately) It is an incredibly simple base of lentils and rice topped with a salad of infinite variation.  Here is last night's version.