What's Cooking: grilled corn beef and cheese sandwich

This week’s theme in What’s Cooking, has been all about comfort food. I was going to whip up some tacos tonight but opted to fry up some of the kale that has been sitting in my fridge. And what to serve with the kale? I mean, you can’t just have kale on its own. I…

What's Cooking: bean & kale chili

Once again, there are ingredients in my fridge that need to be used up soon. This is the problem with single living. Fresh food like vegetables and fruits are really hard to keep long. Last night, I took out a bunch of kale and “massaged it” in cold water. I let it sit most of…

What's Cooking: slow-cooked beef stew

While waiting for my morning coffee to brew, I hopped onto youtube. I was still contemplating on going back to bed, when I remembered that I had some vegetables that I needed to do something with. I scoured through my freezer and found some beef cubes. I’ve posted several recipes for stews in the past,…

Healing: The Art of Self-Care

This is a repost from the MS website. At work today, I caught up with a co-worker I hadn’t seen in a few days. We chatted a bit about my new schedule and how it’s really making a difference in my life. We went on to talk about things we want to do, but can’t…

What's Cooking: broccoli and chicken casserole

Last night was a really lazy night. I heated up some of that barley soup but the microwave barely heated it up and I was eating luke warm soup. Not that appetizing. I just received my bi-weekly grocery order and all the food has been put away. I really need to pay more attention to…

Cooking Tips: staple ingredients every aspiring chef should own

Today, I wanted to talk about cooking basics. The more I learn about cooking, the more excited I become and want to share everything with you. I’m far from being a professional chef. The reason I wanted to become a better cook was for health and financial reasons. I realized how much money I was…