Flash Dinner: Dirty Rice and Creamed Spinach

To be filed under “Don’t Judge.” This is tonight’s Flash Dinner is two packages of Bird’s Eye frozen creamed spinach and 1 Pack of Zatarain’s dirty rice mix with ground turkey browned with 1 chopped onion and 3/4 chopped bell pepper (that was pre-chopped in my fridge). There’s that old adage about fast, cheap, and … [Read more…]

Beet Borscht

I asked mom for grandma’s borsht recipe. Here it is. Sorry some bits are vague. I will try and clear those parts up next time I make this. I do not recall that we ever served it with potatoes. I recall grandma would always serve it with cheese blintzes on the side. -Mishka (serve cold) … [Read more…]

New Year’s Resolutions 2012

My new years resolution once again involves better discipline. How did I do in 2011? Let’s see… Get to bed at a reasonable hour (between 11 and 11:30). Lights out between 12 and 12:30. – Getting MUCH better at this one. Baby wakes up at 7am! I still need to work on it juuuust a … [Read more…]

Greengage Jam

After 10 years of carrying around my very last jar of Sainsbury’s Greengage jam because I wasn’t sure I’d be able to get it again EVER, I opened it for breakfast today. It is still quite good, though no longer very green. Odd. Usually when a food turns, it TURNS green. Anyway, the internet has … [Read more…]