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Category: Carbs

Pasta with Clam Sauce

Pasta with Clam Sauce

I wanted to make a pasta without tomato sauce for once, but with fresh tomatoes instead. I also wanted to try putting some fresh herbs in the sauce from our garden (yes, after 31 years I finally have a garden). I used rosemary, thyme and […]

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice

Chinese Sticky Rice (Naw Mai Fan) is a favorite comfort food of mine. It is like fried rice, but with the use of sticky rice (called sweet rice on the rice bag).

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Shells Stuffed with Homemade Turkey Sausage

Yea I know, this picture looks far from neatly composed or elegant. But I was hungry and this was all I got before I ate it. So deal with it. I stuffed these shells with the turkey sausage I made in the last recipe, with […]

Stuffed Baguette.

Stuffed Baguette.

I found this great recipe for a stuffed baguette on www.bakingobsession.com. It’s probably one of the greatest appetizer inventions I’ve ever seen. They’re cute, non-messy to eat, and can be stuffed with a variety of your favorite ingredients. Try it for a party, potluck, brunch […]

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

 I couldn’t choose which photo I was in love with more so I decided to post all of them. I got this recipe from The Pioneer Woman’s website, so check out her process photos if you’re interested. I tweaked it a bit though; I substituted […]

Cheesy Popovers

Cheesy Popovers

Cheesy Popovers are a great breakfast dish, or even a dinner side dish. They are baked with a mixture of cheddar cheese and herbs, and have a light spongy texture. These remind me of the cheesy biscuits they serve you at red lobster, but a […]

Potato and Cheese Pierogies

Potato and Cheese Pierogies

My pierogies have a potato and cheese mixture with chives. I used sharp cheddar in my filling because it’s more pungent and packs the most flavor.

Curry Macaroni Salad

Curry Macaroni Salad

Curry adds a special flair to the classic mac salad. Back 8 years ago a co-worker said she always put it in her mac salad, egg salad or tuna salad. And ever since then I couldn’t NOT add curry to the dressing. You might be […]