What's Cooking: homemade barley and vegetable soup

Homemade soups, to me, always taste better when cooked for hours in a slow-cooker. Plus, it fills my condo with such an amazing blend of aromas. My mouth is watering as I’m typing out the ingredients for this recipe. The hardest part for me when it comes to making soup, is the base of the…

What's Cooking: baked pork chops & vegetables

This is an original recipe that I made for a friend the other night and she loved it. But tonight. I’ve got the meat marinating in the fridge and tonight, I’m going to bake the dish instead of frying – for something different. This is a great dish to make on a cold wintry day….

What's Cooking: lazy night cooking – with dumplings

I wasn’t really in the mood to cook tonight when I got home after a doctor’s appointment. But I had left over vegetables in the fridge and found a package of salami sausage that I forgot I had. That’s what happens when you put things in drawers and forget about them. I threw in some…

What's Cooking: lazy Monday night cooking – kale & dumplings

Took a break from cooking on the weekend. Sometimes I get lazy. Here’s a new recipe I cooked up tonight: Cooked kale and pork dumplings. Cooked Kale and Pork Dumplings This is really lazy cooking. You can make your own dumplings but honestly, store bought ones are so cheap and delicious. I try new ones…