Savory Cornbread

The plan for part of the midday meal was to bake a hollowed out onion stuffed with seasoned mashed potatoes. I boiled a large onion hoping that partially cooking it would facilitate hollowing it out. Unfortunately, the attempt failed and I was left with a pile of mangled cooked onion. Now I needed to come … More Savory Cornbread

Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

I couldn’t help but notice this gnarly looking pumpkin at the farmers’ market. With a little research I learned that this winter squash is called a Green Goblin Pumpkin. Other names are Marina di Chioggia and Sea Pumpkin.   I’ve never been much of a pumpkin eater. Unlike Peter (the pumpkin eater), I have managed … More Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers

Pesto Potato Salad

I was eager to put the pesto I made a couple days ago to use. I thought a potato salad served cold but with a little heat from green chilis would be perfect. I skipped the usual mayonnaise dressing and strong flavored ingredients like mustard and pickles and used my pesto instead as the dressing. I … More Pesto Potato Salad

Breakfast For One

Breakfast for one: fried shoestring cut potatoes with green cayenne chilis, dried red cayenne chili flakes, rosemary powder, dried onion chives sunny-side-up fried egg toasted banana, wild hickory nut & maple syrup  bread with real Irish butter