What’s for Dinner Wednesday : Kitchen Sink Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad.  It might be the best kept secret of dinners on the fly.  Who doesn’t have some sort of pasta in their pantry?  And who doesn’t have a plethora of veggies that need to be used up?  And who doesn’t really want to put that much effort into dinner? This dinner has a million…

JFS In the Kitchen: Chinese Chicken salad

If I see one more thing where the major ingredient is sugar, I just might pick it up and throw it into the fire.  I’m so done with sugar.  Today, anyway.  I am not a salad girl.  I just don’t understand consuming large quantities of lettuce in one sitting.  If it has nuts and berries,…

I prefer the term "butter"

I don’t claim expertise in any area of food, other than taste.  And my taste expertise tells me that its imperative to use butter.  Not margarine.  Ever. Except in Texas Sheet Cake.  But that is the one and only time.  So if you learn anything from me – anytime  you see the word margarine –…

Halloween post – Quinoa – is it scary??

I hate Halloween.  I think its because I have to come up with costumes to dress my children in, and I certainly don’t want to spend $50 on one and I’m not crafty enough to make one.  So this will most likely be my only Halloween post.  And I’m into happy, feel good things, like…