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Category: Reboots

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Southwest Chicken Chop Salad (a reboot)

Thanksgiving Monday! Let’s give thanks for a day off work! Most people probably spent some or all of the weekend eating, and probably eating a lot! While many families cook large turkeys, my family always cooked¬†chicken. I’m not sure why, but the Lawrence Thanksgiving dinner […]

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Slow Cooked Pork and Potatoes

Back to school! Ugh! Basically, you now have less time to get everything done. Or maybe it just feels that way! Hands up if you have very little free time during the work week. Most people I know, between their jobs, classes and/or families, have […]

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

I love zucchini! That gorgeous green punch of colour is so summery. It reminds me of Italy. I grow zucchini in the garden at the house. I usually plant one or two plants, but I seem to always get a bumper crop. I’ve made zucchini […]

Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Cherry Blue Flank Salad

Hot summer nights may be good for sitting outside, cool drinks, staying up late and summer loving, but one thing they are not good for is cooking in the kitchen! When it’s hot, most people don’t want to crank up the oven or stand over […]

Oxtail Reboot – Pie and Soup

Oxtail Reboot – Pie and Soup

What do you need when you realize that it’s still winter and there is still snow/slush/cold or a damp bite in the air? Winter comfort food! What is better than a beefy pot pie or a beefy barley soup when the weather outside is less […]

Beef Agnolotti with Creamy Mushroom Sauce (a dinner reboot)

Beef Agnolotti with Creamy Mushroom Sauce (a dinner reboot)

Agnolotti (“an-yo-lot-ti”)¬†is a filled pasta from the Piedmont region that is traditionally stuffed with roasted meats or vegetables. While it can be square shaped, like ravioli, it is usually a crescent shaped pasta. “Agnolotti al Plin” is the name if the pasta is pinched at […]

Porchetta Fried Rice (a dinner reboot)

Porchetta Fried Rice (a dinner reboot)

East meets Italy in this global twist of an Chinese classic. Dinner reboot – Taking some leftovers and turning them into a new meal that does not at all resemble the original meal. In this meal we are going to use leftover rice, leftover porchetta […]