Category Archives: For the Love of Food

Slow Cooker Pork Roast with Roasted Tomatoes and Onions (Carnitas Style)

When I eat at Mexican restaurants, I love Carnitas (especially the ones that fall apart and are spiced up – some do it better than others). I had tomatoes I needed to use from the farmers market – big, juicy … Continue reading

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Ginger’s Banana Nut Bread

Ok – so, who doesn’t like Banana Nut Bread? Most people I know do, but I always hear complaints that it never turns out moist enough, bananaee (is that a word?) enough, etc. So, I started a quest to try … Continue reading

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Twisted Broccoli Soup

(Adapted from The Pioneer Woman’s Broccoli Cheese Soup) Ingredients 1 whole medium Onion, Diced 1 stick Butter ⅓ cup Flour 4 cups Whole Milk 2 cups Half-and-half (can also use 1 cup heavy cream + 1 cup half and half) … Continue reading

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Ditch the canned creamed soups! Make your own! Cream of Mushroom.

You know those recipes that call for “cream of ______ soup”. Well, I started thinking about this the other day and decided that surely I can easily make my own “cream of” soups from scratch for alot less than I’d spend buying … Continue reading

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Chinese Egg Rolls

So, a friend of mine and I both love egg rolls. He is always comparing them to the infamous Yummy Yummy which operated at the Flea Market on 23rd Street in Chattanooga, TN years ago. Unfortunately, they are no longer … Continue reading

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And the Meat Loaf “Wines”

What happens when Food & Wine meets Pioneer Woman meets The South? An explosion of flavor and food bliss. Use as many local, fresh ingredients as possible for a refreshing twist on the standard meat loaf. Even your mother-in-law will … Continue reading

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