Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mexican Meatballs

This is a fun way to jazz an ordinary spaghetti and meatballs dinner… MEXICAN MEATBALLS  2 tbsp olive oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 jalapeno, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1½ lbs ground pork ¾ cup … Continue reading

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Spicy Sausage Quesadillas

As a tribute to all things cheesy, I offer this humble marriage of tortillas and queso… SPICY SAUSAGE QUESADILLAS 4 tbsp olive oil, divided 6 8-inch flour tortillas 12-16 oz. hot Italian sausage 10 cups chopped (or torn apart) escarole … Continue reading

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Steak with Warm Bean Salad

Finally, a hearty dish for the carb-conscious (added bonus: it only uses one pan): SKIRT STEAK AND WARM BEAN SALAD  4 tbsp olive oil, divided 4 5-6 oz steaks, skirt or sirloin 8-10 oz fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Chicken Farfalle

Here’s something more fun than just the simple noodle and sauce pattern: a dish with a little kick and lot of character. HONEY MUSTARD CHICKEN FARFALLE 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast 1 pkg farfalle (bow-tie pasta) 6 strips bacon, … Continue reading

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Going Dark

To all: Since we’re temporary out on the west side of Cleveland without a reliable Internet connection, I’ll have to substantially slow down blogging for the next few months until we are all settled in West Virginia. See everyone on … Continue reading

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