Court Bouillon – Poaching liquid


Recently I was looking for different methods of using leftover vegetables, herbs and such when I stumbled across this recipe by Alton Brown.

We haven’t tried this yet. In fact I don’t think we have ever poached anything other than an egg. But this looks like a very interesting way to infuse great flavor without adding calories. It also looks to be  a fantastic and frugal use of leftover veggies 🙂 and is even reusable. In fact, I found when reading about it that reusing the court-bouillon only intensifies the flavor.

What an intriguing idea.

Have any of you used anything like this before? If so, with what, if you don’t mind sharing?
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Baked Ham with Cherry-Pineapple Glaze


We love ham…..who doesn’t

This glazed ham is so delicious you want to eat the whole thing all at once. But don’t. You won’t be able to move.

One of the great things about ham is really the left overs. They make lunches and dinners later in the week worth the wait.
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Swedish Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy


We wanted to try Swedish Baked Potatoes. Well if you do that you have to have a Swedish protein with it. So I went out and looked at several recipes for Swedish Pork Chops. In the end this is what I came out with. I don’t know if it is truly Swedish. But it is Swedish inspired. Continue reading “Swedish Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy”

Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/18/2016 #food #RecipeOfTheDay


So its tax day and, yes we were among the procrastinators. But that is one of the reasons we picked what we did for dinner tonight. We selected a simple sandwich and Caprese Salad with a bit of a twist, Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/18/2016 #food #RecipeOfTheDay”