New to Cooking

New to Cooking

If you are a person like me, you know that cooking your own food is better for you, less expensive, and healthier, and yet we don't do it. I'm in my fifties and venturing into the kitchen to start cooking. If you want to learn along with me, come along for the ride as I talk techniques, recipes, strategies to create great food without losing my mind.

Recent Episodes

Feb. 26, 2022

Slow Cooker Black Beans and Rice

I decided to try something that didn't have meat. I'm exploring eating a more plant-based diet. This is partly due to reading The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life . THE RECIPE: Ingredients 2 cups dried black …

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Feb. 11, 2022

Boneless Chicken Thighs in an Instapot

I bought an instantpot last year and didn't really use it. I got distracted by smart ovens (you can now control them with your Amazon Alexa). I remembered i had the Instapot with a smartphone app. I also had a …

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March 10, 2021

Souper Cubes: Great When You Cook For One

I just got done watching Shark Tank and there was this cool resource that looks like a giant ice cube tray for four giant cubes. The difference is the tray is made out of silicone. You can freeze your soup, …

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Jan. 12, 2021

Power XL Smokeless Grill Review

Does it perform like the commercial?

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Nov. 29, 2020

Quick, Yummy Friend Egg Sandwhiches

Great Tasting Sandwiches in about 15 minutes that are less than $1

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Nov. 22, 2020

Beef Veggie "Stuff"

Aimed at Stew and Ended up with Soup

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Recent Blog Posts

Garden Pasta

Print Recipe Garden Pasta A tangy vegetable-based sauce for Spaghetti. Source: Target Recipes by Covert Bailey Main Ingredient: Pasta …