Parmesan Thyme Scone

What I made: Parmesan Thyme Scone Original recipe or did I make it myself? I made it myself!  I adapted it from another scone recipe I already had. A savory scone for breakfast? Why not?  I was inspired by a scone from Wydown, a great little coffee shop near my house.  My bf/fiancé and I like…

Cornmeal Waffle

Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite dinners. Waffles were on the menu, but I didn’t want another buttermilk waffle. Enter the cornmeal waffle. Would it taste like a breakfast corn muffin? Hearty like cornbread you would eat with chili? I was hoping for something in between. I wanted my cornmeal waffle to still…

Chili Mac

According to the calendar, it’s May, but as far as the weather is concerned, it’s late March/early April.  We’ve had 16 days of rain straight with one day off and now more rain to come for the rest of the week.  And, it’s cold!!  I thought I could turn my heat off, but I’ve lowered…

Bolognese Hand Pies

Miles and I were making our usual rounds at the market and stopped to stare at the meat counter.  It’s always a struggle trying to decide what to eat.  I was really in the mood for pasta with meat sauce and caught Miles in the right mood, because he agreed.  Then he admitted that he…

Detroit Seasoned Shrimp Tacos

I love to cook but rarely ever have time in the evenings. Tonight I made some super quick and easy shrimp tacos with a raw kale salad on the side. I sautéed the shrimp in olive oil, country crock and Detroit Spice Co Mexicantown Seasoning. The taco shells were Ortega (the cheapest hard shell at…

Grilled Gruyere with Black Forest Bacon

My son and I were trying to think of what to have for lunch.  I knew we had to go to Whole Foods to get our new favorite bacon, and we had rye bread at home, so I suggested a grilled cheese with black forest bacon.  I wanted something sharp like cheddar, but knew that…