Instant Pot “Clean” Thai Chicken Soup

It is customary after the Winter holidays that we introduce light recipes in January that complement many folks desire to rebalance their bodies. 
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Sichuan Spice Blend Debuts!

Our eldest child, Phil, is a passionate adventurer.  He fell in love with Asia in his teens.  Two years ago, he ventured back to China to study and live there for eight months.  To visit Phil, and also wanting to better understand this part of the world, Steve and I had our own adventure traveling the countryside on a three-week tour of this beautiful part of the world. Continue reading

Chipotle Rubbed Salmon Tacos

In the early days of getting to know my slow cooker, I understood it to be the fix-it-& forget-it gadget which favors meat based all day cooking recipes. But Meg and I discovered that it can accomplish so much more.Chipotle Salmon Continue reading

Millet and Miso stuffed Acorn Squash & Sriracha Dressing

Lining my bookshelves is a collection of classic cookbooks collected over years, from Larousse P1010019to Julia Child, that allow for periodic indulgences at dinner time. Continue reading