Tag Archives: Mustard

The Crab Cake Experiment

What to do with leftover crab… experiment with crab cakes, of course!  With no deeply held personal opinions about crab cakes I started with my obligatory research. Kenji Lopez at The Food lab stresses the importance of using quality crabmeat here, and has a richly detailed article with his experimentation and findings.  He uses oyster […]

Potato & Kielbasa Skillet

It’s nights like these where I sit here and seriously dream of finding a way to sustain a life of working from home.  I played hookie last week on Thursday and Friday in order to help prepare for my dear friend’s wedding (which was on Saturday) and found myself in such a blissful state.  I […]

Mustard Crusted Chicken with White Beans and Kale

The internet wasn’t working last night and this left me surprisingly paralyzed for a bit.  I had plans to recreate this yummy recipe from Ten More Bites and then, with no internet, I had no access to their notes. Thankfully, my intuition took over and I ended up with a new experiment. Chicken thighs are […]

Kale and Cabbage Salad

Earlier this week a few friends and I went to a live taping of The Moth which, if you haven’t heard, is an organization working to bring back and elevate the lost art of storytelling. We heard five ordinary folks share a unique story that touched both hearts and minds in countless ways. One man […]

Chicken in Creamy Mustard Gravy

This weekend my husband and I went to FOUR movies in the theater! Sisters. The Hateful Eight. The Big Short. Spotlight.  These movies showcased such a range of artistic talent from musical score, to humor, to displaying historical events with empathy and depth.  This time of year we try to get into the theaters to see […]

Panko Crusted Chicken with Dijon Arugula Salad

Back to work today, which meant finding a dinner that was quick and easy to prepare!  Throughout Christmas visits I spent a few minutes interrogating everyone about their favorite cookbooks, recipes, tips, and/or anything they were willing to share. (Is it obvious yet that I’m having far too much fun with this?)   My Aunt raved […]