Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cheeseburger Soup

It’s a bright, cold New Year’s Eve morning, the perfect time and weather to start a nice pot of soup! And what a soup – ground beef, veggies, beef stock, potatoes, and cheese (well, ok, Velveeta*) all combined with a … Continue reading

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Langostinos in Sherry Peppers Garlic Sauce

Trader Joe’s has this wicked good biryani in their frozen foods section; just tumble the contents of the bag into a ‘wave safe bowl, cover, and follow the instructions. PING! A tasty rice and veggie dish almost as good as … Continue reading

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Parfait! Salted Caramel Cake Pops

Cake. Mixed with salted caramel. Dipped in white chocolate. Then, dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt. Interested? I thought you might be. It’s all pretty easy, too. Just a bit time consuming. I’ve made just a couple … Continue reading

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Baked Chorizo Quesadilla

Happy Boxing Day! This recipe, which started with the very nice folk at, calls for turning a couple of their ready-made pie crusts into a savory pie, filled with chorizo sausage, balck beans, corn, and cheese. Nice. But how … Continue reading

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A Very Happy Merry!

Me & teh minions are taking a couple of days to chill with a tall cuppa Starbucks’ finest and a few good books. If you’re looking for a most interesting ‘foodie’ read, allow me to suggest the most excellent ‘Provence, … Continue reading

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Neapolitan Bars

So, these happened because of a mistake. My local market had a sale on the cake mixes I use to make this really kinda incredible chocolate cake, so QuickLikeABunny I grabbed two Dark Chocolates to stash in the pantry. Except… … Continue reading

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Parfait! Peach Butter

Just in time for holiday gifting! Peach butter is dead simple to make – only three ingredients, and one of them (the brandy) is optional – but wicked tasty. A bit of this on a toasted Bays English muffin is … Continue reading

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Dulce de Leche (aka Crockpot Caramel)

Ooey. Gooey. And oh!, so tasty – this little jar o’ happiness is almost embarassingly simple to toss together. In a slow cooker. With two basic ingredients: milk and sugar. And then whatever else you may like to add. INGREDIENTS … Continue reading

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Parsley Pistachio Pesto

So, we’ve done pesto, and heck, we’ve done pesto made with parsely. There’s also a very nice basil and walnut pesto for spreading on top of naan with tomatoes and fresh mozz before tossing on the grill. This time, there’s … Continue reading

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Another (very good) Flat Bread

Don’t get me wrong, the flat bread recipe I’ve posted makes for a fine bit of flattened bread – and not a too, too bad ‘za! dough, either – but this flat bread is a more better suited to slicing … Continue reading

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