Recipe: Lazy Cook Alfredo Sauce

As a university student I collected many simple, fast, and cheap versions of recipes. For most students the number one solution to hunger is pasta! Pasta is cheap, filling and easy. It is also a good basic source of protein and carbohydrates. All pasta of course requires a sauce – and a creamy Alfredo canContinue reading “Recipe: Lazy Cook Alfredo Sauce”

Garden: Herbs – Chives

“Allium schoenoprasum in NH 01” by Captain-tucker – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons. When to Use: Chives are best used fresh in recipes. Dried Chives may also be used will have a weaker flavour and less pleasing texture. Best Compliments: eggs, fish, potatoes, salads, shellfish, sole, soups Chives are normally snippedContinue reading “Garden: Herbs – Chives”

Garden: Herbs – Basil

When to Use: Basil is best used fresh in recipes. Dried Basil may be used but it does have a weaker flavour. Best Compliments: cheese, chicken, duck, eggplant, eggs, fish, lamb, liver, olive oil, onions, pasta, pesto, pizza, pork, potatoes, rabbit, salads, shellfish, soups, sweet peppers, tomatoes, veal, vegetables, vinegars, zucchini, tomato sauce In general,Continue reading “Garden: Herbs – Basil”

Recipe: Simple Rhubarb Custard Pie

Growing up in the country on a small farm always gave me access to fresh produce. Winter was a time of recreation and socializing, but as soon as the snow melted it was time to get busy (well busier really – it is always busy on a farm be it for work or pleasure!) OneContinue reading “Recipe: Simple Rhubarb Custard Pie”

Recipe: Sour Apple and Sour Cream Pie

I posted my Fresh Peach and Sour Cream pie recipe a few posts back – and in digging through the boxes I found an additional scrap of paper that seemed orphaned. A partial list of ingredients and directions – as if it was missing half of itself! I placed it aside hoping that my wearyContinue reading “Recipe: Sour Apple and Sour Cream Pie”