Sweet-and-Sour Pork with Black Rice

Sweet-and-Sour Pork with Black Rice

This week, I’m trying to use up some of the items in my freezer… you know, to make room for more frozen goodies. Ha! When I buy pork tenderloin at the store, it usually comes in a 2 pound package that has 2 pieces of pork inside. I like using one and freezing the other. A lot of times, pork doesn’t reheat too well (it tends to get dried out in my experience), so I don’t like cooking 2 pounds at a time unless I’m cooking for a larger group of people. Continue Reading →

Mai Tai

Supper Club: Mai Tai

We wanted to have a cocktail to go with our Supper Club dinner. I’ve never made a Mai Tai before, and thought this recipe looked like it would be a hit. It’s very fruity (read: you forget that you’re basically drinking a glass of rum) and tropical. This was a … Continue Reading →

Rice and Chickpea Kale Salad with Pineapple Salsa

Rice and Chickpea Kale Salad with Pineapple Salsa

I made these awesome Rice and Chickpea Kale Rolls with Pineapple Salsa the other day, and they were great, but kind of a pain in the you-know-what to make as rolls. So I decided to take the leftovers and make a version that was easier to eat. I made a bed of torn kale leaves, topped them with the rice and chickpea mixture and then topped that with the pineapple salsa. It still tasted awesome and was way easier to prepare…and eat! Continue Reading →

Supper Club: Apple Julep

Pin It Dino wanted to make Apple Juleps for the Supper Club’s apple night, and they turned out awesome! The recipe didn’t call for any alcohol, but he added a shot of either apple brandy or rum for those who wanted it. We made fresh orange and lemon juice, and … Continue Reading →