Archive for May, 2011

The Pantry Part II

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
Pantry

Pantry

Tuesday Tip

Behind the Doors – The Pantry Part II

Here’s a list of dry and canned pantry ingredients I keep on hand and their uses.  This is just to give you an idea.  For some items I list many kinds.  I usually have a couple different types, but not everything under the sun.  To get more ideas look in some of your favorite cookbooks.  Many cookbooks have pantry ingredients listed.
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Shabu Shabu

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Review Shabu Shabu

About a month ago I had my first Shabu Shabu experience.  (more…)

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One Eyed Jacks

Saturday, May 28th, 2011
One Eyed Jack (with broken yolk)

One Eyed Jack (with broken yolk)

One Eyed Jacks

I love this simple dish for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a snack.  Serve it with bacon or fruit on the side.  If I add cheese on top I call them Sleeping One Eyed Jacks.
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Naan

Friday, May 27th, 2011
Cooked Naan Brushed with Gee

Cooked Naan Brushed with Gee

Naan

Adapted from 660 Curries by Raghavan Iyer

This popular Indian flatbread is traditionally baked on the super hot walls of a clay oven called a tandoor.  Here’s a recipe adapted from 660 Curries.  I’ve also made a similar naan using yeast rather than the baking soda used here.
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Savory Potato Salad with Bacon

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
Savory Bacon Potato Salad

Savory Bacon Potato Salad

Thursday Throwback

Savory Potato Salad with Bacon

This recipe was based loosely on my husband’s favorite potato salad from Lunardi’s.  I say loosely, because I have only had it once or twice, and not recently.  So I just gave it a shot.  The key is using some of the bacon grease in the dressing mixture.
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