foodie mcfooderson

a home cook with notions & an appetite

homemade ketchup

Yes, that’s my ketchup.  If you’re the least bit not crazy, you’re probably thinking, “why?”  After all, doesn’t that Heinz company even make an organic without high-fructose corn syrup that … Continue reading

November 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

a take on cooking light’s black bean and chorizo chili

This entry could easily be sub-titled “or what to do when you’ve got a lot of CSA, garden and farmer’s market finds that you really need to cook now.”  It … Continue reading

November 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

eating well’s eggplant pomodoro pasta

I live in a house divided.   I think we all do.  For us, eggplant and peas are at the top of the divide.  He loves peas, I do not.  I … Continue reading

October 22, 2011 · Leave a comment

jambalaya with shrimp and sausage (a take on a cooking light recipe)

This is not an authentic jambalaya – it doesn’t even start with the trinity!  But it is a very tasty rift and one-pot meal for a weeknight.  Now that you … Continue reading

October 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

ad hoc sautéed lamb loin chops

What we’re about to embark on is not so much an adventure in lamb so much as an adventure in making one’s own artichoke hearts.  Ever wonder how to do … Continue reading

October 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

walnut pesto pasta with cherry tomatoes

This is one of my many versions of “Rescue Pasta.”  Basically, any pasta filled with vegetables that were bought with good intentions but are now on the verge of getting … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · 1 Comment

tilapia with tomato-fennel sauce

The Wayward Seed basket included Orion fennel the other week.  It’s flatter than a traditional fennel bulb, but it still smells and tastes the same.  I love fennel in just … Continue reading

July 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

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