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Broccoli Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes via Curious Cuisiniere

Broccoli Cheddar Twice Baked Potatoes

Now that I’ve made twice baked potatoes and realized how easily they come together, these crisp little boats of goodness have started making a more regular appearance on our dinner table.  They are such a fun way to change up baked or mashed potatoes, and there are so many variations …

Spicy Venison and Broccoli

Spicy Venison and Broccoli

This recipe is a twist on the classic beef and broccoli stir fry.  We substituted venison for the beef and added some Thai chili paste to kick up the heat a bit. While it is traditional to stir-fry in a wok, a large, non-stick frying pan will work well if …

Orzo with Broccoli

Orzo with Parsley and Broccoli

This was my first attempt cooking with or eating orzo.  With my love of Italian food, I’m not sure how I have made it so long without trying this dish. At first blush, orzo looks like cross between pasta and rice: pasta-like in texture, but rice-like in shape and size.  …

Daikon Stir Fry with Eggs

The daikon was an impulse market buy. We’d never eaten, seen, or heard of them before. So we figured, why not.

Gingered Bugur with Veggies

Gingered Bulgur with Simmered Broccoli and Carrots

What is bulgur, you ask?  A few weeks ago, I was asking the same question. Bulgur is a quick-cooking form of whole wheat that has been cleaned, parboiled, dried, and ground.  It is high in fiber, B vitamins, iron, phosphorus, and manganese.  Bulgur is ready to eat after just a …