I hadn’t made red eye gravy in years, and I was craving it this year after Easter. The baked ham produced a nice cup of drippings that were calling out to be used. I wanted bits of ham in the gravy, served over white rice. I could imagine the flavors, the aroma while the gravy was cooking. Yum to the third degree! I’m finally getting around to posting it! Continue reading
It was a dark and stormy night… no, really it was. There was a lot of wind, blowing snow, and I was not in the mood to dine out with my P.S. (Personal Shopper/ hubby). I had a head of cauliflower that needed to be used and a desire for soup. But I was lazy so I searched the freezer for packets of frozen diced peppers and celery. Half of my work was done!
I was yearning for something creamy and rich for dinner. I wanted pasta with a creamy sauce full of spinach and shrimp. I would use my go-to recipe for a creamy sauce and add spinach at the end. I would simply separate the sauce between two skillets, add pasta and ham to one and pasta and shrimp to the other. A good handful of Parmesan for each, with more for garnish, and my craving would be appeased. Continue reading