Month: February 2014

Pesto pasta with shrimp and brussels sprouts…

Brussels sprouts are one of my favorite winter vegetables. Did you know that they grow on stalks? While hated by many, they provide a great alternative to your typical “greens”. Some prepare them the same way they would cabbage while some make… Read More

Baked Brown Rice…

I can cook a lot of ¬†things but one thing I have a hard time making is rice. I’ve tried MANY times cooking it on the stove but it’s either burnt or watery. It got so bad that I resigned to buying… Read More

Roasted Sweet Pepper Soup…

At the end of December one of the local grocery stores in Chicago closed down. Along with the masses I purchased items, many that I didn’t really need, but some that I wanted to experiment with. I bought a bag of sweet… Read More