Browned Butter Sauce

brown butter sauce

The browned butter sauce. I came across the idea for a sauce the other week, and my hubby latched onto it like a baby with a pacifier. This browned butter sauce keeps well in the refrigerator, and you can serve it with noodles, chicken, or even over rice. Pasta blends better than rice, but if you want a creamy chicken, use this sauce. This is a form of Bechamel sauce, and the flavorings you add … Read more

Chicken and Broth: the How To

chicken and broth

Chicken and Broth You want the aroma of comfort food wafting through your house, just cook up a chicken. You’ll have the tastiest chicken and broth you’ve ever had. You can use a whole chicken, leg quarters, thighs, or breasts. If you use bone-in with a layer of the natural fat, you’ll have richer chicken and broth – and one with a lot more flavor. Four ways for cooking If you have a pressure canner, … Read more

Shrimp Fried Rice

shrimp stir fry

The meal This meal was ready in under twenty minutes. Now that’s a record, and it was all homemade without a lot of fuss. While your rice is cooking, stir fry vegetables of your choice. Then, five minutes before time to eat, add the shrimp. It’s a simple recipe, but it’s tasty and a quick way to fix this fish. You can make your own broth or used store-bought, but homemade is best, for sure. … Read more

Beef Goulash


Defining “goulash”. The actual definition of Goulash is  is an American comfort food dish, similar to American chop suey. In Hungary, Goulash is” a highly seasoned Hungarian soup or stew of meat and vegetables, flavored with paprika.” Fear not. This Goulash is just comfort home-cooked food that’s easy to make with ingredients you already have in your kitchen. It reminds me of Yuma Zettai  except it has fewer ingredients. I can’t tell you if I … Read more

Pizza Crust Stromboli


Pizza Crust Stromboli Whether you prefer beef, chicken, or hamburger, you can make this Stromboli recipe. If you have extra pizza dough in your freezer, take it out at least two hours before you want to use it. The recipe I use for pizza dough can be accessed here. For the ingredients of your Stromboli, use olive oil or butter to saute onions, mushrooms and peppers (optional). Add your canned beef or chicken, or use … Read more