A week at home

My first week off the road in a while, and I felt the need to compensate.

My ugly chicken pot pie. You saw this one. It was ugly, but really tasty.

Night 2 was quick chicken and veggies, not picture worthy.

Night 3.

My sweet Italian Sausage sauce. Fresh herbs from the garden, parsley, oregano, rosemary, and bay leaves made it so amazing.

I served it with Cavatapi Pasta, and plenty of good Parmesan cheese and a lovely salad.

Night 4. Posole.

Posole, is a pork, green chili, hominy stew. Hatch Green Chili’s are the star in this one. It’s a mild but flavorful heat. Especially good on a blustery cold day

I’m so happy that meals have worked out.

I never know when my inspired ideas will make good. This has been a good week. I picked up some fresh made tortillas this morning. There will be sour cream, Monterrey jack cheese, and avocado. Maybe a little fresh jalapeño and Pico De Gallo too to accessorize our Posole, con maize y cilantro.

4 homemade meals this week.

1. Down home comfort food. Food coma, and a great night sleep.

2. Clean Eating, plain goodness, low carb, no fuss. No sleep, go figure? No Picture.

3. Give-me-the-carbs pasta meal with a beautiful sausage Sugo and Cavatapi Pasta. Still no sleep…..carbs are not the answer.

4. Spicing things up with a Green Chili Posole, a spicy pork stew with Hatch green chili’s, hominy, onions, and lots of cilantro. I serve this with sour cream, fresh made tortillas, Monterrey jack cheese, and avocado. Will I have to get the Advil PM?

Tomorrow……someone needs to take me for dinner I’ve had enough. 😁

I love to cook! But this is real work, and I have a real job. Just saying….

Ordering! Where’s my waiter?

I really am a happy girl. Happy, Happy, Happy. I really do like cooking for my family.

7 thoughts on “A week at home

  1. A night out sounds good, but I hope you had leftovers from some of these delicious meals. All of these are encore worthy, but save some of the posole for me.

    • I thought you might appreciate the Posole. I got the recipe a very long time ago from a family friend who was from New Mexico. She wouldn’t make with without Hatch child’s, or fresh tortillas to serve along side.
      I always appreciated the pop of flavor from the hominy, and cilantro.

      • It’s very popular in NM especially around the Christmas/New Year holidays. Ironically, Hatch green chile is one of the things I miss most in Mexico. They have plenty of chiles, but none of that variety—at least not in the states I have lived in.

  2. Well, you know it’s almost St. Patty’s Day. You may also recall that’s just about the only meal I cook for my husband! I think he associates warm thoughts with warm meals more than I do, even though I am always distracted from just about whatever I’m doing by the thought of food. Sounds kinda crazy, doesn’t it?

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