Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lemon Curd Cream Cheese Sticky Rolls – Contestant #3

Aaagh!!  It looks like I will be making yet another batch of lemon buns!  Overcooked and under salted!  So much potential unfulfilled!  The pendulum swung too far the other way this time.  Contestant #3 seemed like it was going to top them both but fell short.  These were good but overcooking them definitely took away from what they could have…

Lemon Sticky Buns with Lemony Cream Cheese Glaze – Contestant #1

I am obsessed with citrus and sticky buns now!  I like lemon sweet things and lemon savory things.  But my two daughters don’t like lemon things.  I thought this was weird until I remembered back to making lemon bars when they were young and one of my daughters said, “It tastes like dishwasher detergent.”  What?!  Then I realized I used…

Glazed Orange Sweet Rolls – Contestant #2

I came across two recipes online that took hold of me and wouldn’t let go!  They both sounded so good but couldn’t decide which to make and which would taste better.  My husband Roger has been out of town and it is January, so I decided I would have a Sweet Roll Competition in my kitchen. Meet contestant #2 This…

Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork

When I was looking for a cauliflower rice recipe I came across the Food Charlatan blog.  She had this recipe at one of her top 10 recipes.  The pictures looked great so I wanted to try it.  She got this recipe from People magazine’s article about the recipe for the Cubano Sandwiches from the movie Chef.  Which Henry and I…

Indian Style Cauliflower Rice

I had cauliflower rice for the first time at this new Indian restaurant in my neighborhood called Inday.  They are trying to be like a hipster Indian version of Chipotle.  One of the choices for rice is this “not rice” made with shredded cauliflower and brussel sprouts.  It intrigued me so I tried it and it was really good.  Turns…