This is one of my favorite Rachel Ray meals. It really only takes 20-30 minutes to cook and is delicious! It doesn’t taste like cashew chicken I have ever ordered from a restaurant but I really like it. This recipe … Continue reading
This recipe was inspired by a recipe my Mom and I saw on Great Day Houston as a creative way to use up leftover turkey after Thanksgiving. We must have looked up the recipe online but I don’t have an original copy and I can’t find the recipe online, so I don’t have a link to give you. I have changed the recipe to my taste and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!
One of the goals I have for this blog is to post a new recipe each week. The problem is that some weeks I do more cooking than others. I tend to cook two or three meals in the first two weeks of the month and eat leftovers for the rest of the month. Anyway, I have a bunch of pictures I took last year for this candy survey thing and I thought I would use them to post some of the recipes I made for Christmas last year.
This is one of my favorite dishes! It is warm and sunny, a perfect meal for a cold winter’s day. It is also a great meal if you are feeling under the weather or depressed because eating it just feels like home and happiness. I like to eat it alone as a stew but it is also great on a bed of Spanish rice.
Arrabiatta sauce is a spicy marinara sauce. I first fell in love with Arrabiatta sauce at the Olive Garden when a bunch of my friends and I decided to order the never-ending pasta bowl. We all wanted to try more than one sauce/pasta/meat combination which is really hard because the portions are enormous! This recipe is from Rachel Ray’s first book Rachel Ray 30-Minute Meals.
Last month I bought a new cookbook, The Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook by Christina Tosi. The cookbook is written by the head chef of the popular Momofuku Milk Bar in New York. The desserts at the Milk Bar incorporate tastes from different kinds of junk food like potato chips, pretzels and cereal. They are famous for their cereal milk which is basically milk that tastes like the leftovers at the bottom of your cereal bowl. I was excited to try some of the cookies in this book including the famous Compost Cookies which are full of interesting flavors like butterscotch chips, coffee, chocolate, pretzels, potato chips, and anything else that you want to throw in there.
This is a great accompaniment to any Mexican meal.
I think this recipe is based on a recipe for shredded beef enchiladas from the Better Homes and Gardens Mexican Cookbook. We’ve added to it a little over the years by adding peppers to the meat mixture. Dad likes to add a can of diced green chilies while I prefer to add a couple of poblanos and jalepenos.