Classic Egg Salad

Egg salad isn’t hard or mysterious. But I was at my friend Birdie’s house for a cookout recently and the egg salad was out of this world! Birdie is one of the best cooks I know so it wan’t surprising; but she said she had found a recipe that told her to add a little … Read more

Dry Rub for BBQ Ribs

I love country style ribs. While the easy way is to just coat them in BBQ sauce and stick them in the oven, the flavor is significantly enhanced if you coat them in a dry rub first. Makes 1-1/2c of rub, which is enough for at least 6-8 big meaty ribs 3/4c packed dark brown … Read more

Cabbage-Lentil Salad

I got this recipe off TikTok. It’s pretty tasty and filling. 1c cooked lentils (just boil them in salted water for 20 minutes) 4-6 cups chopped raw cabbage 1c cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 2-3 green onions, white parts only (green tops can be garnish I guess)1/3c feta cheese, crumbled (crumble it yourself of course!) … Read more

Oven Baked Pork Ribs

I sometimes get an absolute craving for BBQ pork ribs. One way I like to make them is to take country style ribs, slather them with Sweet Baby Ray’s, and bake them in the oven for a while. But it kicks it up another whole notch if you coat them with a nice rub first. … Read more

Turmeric-Ginger Tea

I saw a TikTok from somebody about how she used turmeric to reduce inflammation in her body as a way of reducing pain; and that as a side effect she completely by accident lost 20 pounds. I was hooked! According to this TikToker you have to consume a lot of turmeric – like 1 tablespoon … Read more

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

There’s a fantastic recipe for chicken pot pie in the Joy of Cooking …. but, it’s a production. This was a recipe I got from Hello Fresh and it was really super tasty, plus all of 20 minutes to make. The big dollop of fresh thyme is what made it so delicious, I think. It … Read more


Bibimbap is nothing more than Korean salad. But it’s so yummy – and so easy to prepare! White riceGreen onion Sesame seeds Bean sprouts (sprouted from mung beans – for those of you who sprout beans at home!) Watercress (you can substitute baby bok choy or even spinach)GarlicJulienned carrots Ground beef, cooked with 1T soy … Read more