Italian Sausage and Fregula Stew

Italian Sausage and Fregula Stew

Enjoy this satisfying Italian-style stew with uses sweet sausage and the unique pasta known as fregula. Have you ever cooked with fregula before? Or perhaps you've never even heard of it? Fregula (also known as fregola) is a type of small pasta which originated on the island of Sardinia in the Mediterranean Sea. Made from semolina flour, ...

Return visit: Mandarin Oriental in Mullica Hill, New Jersey

Spicy Tuna Appetizer

It's been a while since I've checked in with Mandarin Oriental, the Japanese/Chinese restaurant in the Shop Rite shopping plaza in Mullica Hill. I know previously I'd found their food decent, if not exceptional, perhaps lacking a little bit in finesse as far as their sushi was concerned (although I always found the hot entrees ...

Turkey and Chick Pea Chili

Enjoy a delicious bowl of chili tonight!

Ground Turkey and Chick Peas for a Delicious Winter Chili Cold weather and winter months always put me in the mood to cook chilis and soups. There's just something warming and soothing about a big bowl of chili after coming in from cold weather outside, or while watching the football playoffs on TV. Everyone has their own ...

What’s for dinner (and lunch)

Lemongrass shrimp with baby bok choy

Time for another big wrap-up post as I've been busy, on the road, and under the weather a lot the past two weeks. But there were definitely some home-cooking highlights I don't want to forget about and want to be sure to make again in the future. I mentioned in my last round-up post that I'm ...

Slow-Cooker Venison Roast with Bacon

Venison Roast with Bacon

Slow-Cooker Venison Roast with Bacon The venison roast is one of my favorite cuts of all when it comes to enjoying this delicious and healthy game meat. Lean and flavorful, the roast is easy to prepare as well, especially in a slow-cooker or crockpot! Just like with a beef or pork roast, a slow-cooker venison roast ...