My P.S. and I dined out at Texas Roadhouse the other night. I received a coupon for a free appetizer for my birthday, which was in June and they were closed due to the pandemic. I thought it was nice of them to note it and catch up at a later date. We looked at each other and were eager to order a cactus blossom (also called a blooming onion). It’s not only a great appetizer! Continue reading
I’m still hunting ways to use the large amount of pulled pork that results from a pork butt roast done in the crockpot. I’ve had a few successes. We really liked the pulled pork with noodles I posted awhile back. The other night I decided to actually record the recipe and substitute wild and white rice for the noodles. We live wild rice Up North and it’s always nice to find a dish we can slip it in. Continue reading
Instead of all of the traditional dishes and side dishes for our Christmas buffet I tried quite a few new ones. We celebrated the holiday on Christmas Day instead of Christmas Eve. I had an extra day to prepare foods ahead of time and that was a relief. We had several frozen turkeys in the freezer and I wanted to use one for a cozy casserole-type dish. It would be traditional in an informal way.