Tag Archives: dinner

No Takeout New Year with Plated.com

Note: while this might sound like a sponsored post, I assure you that it is not. You know those ads on Facebook? The ones that have migrated from the right sidebar to your timeline, increasingly targeted to your likes, so much that it can be scary? The algorithm changes recently made to Facebook are decreasing the reach of organic posts made by businesses, driving business owners to paid advertising via Facebook in the hopes of increasing exposure to potential customers. The bottom line is this: ... Continue Reading

Kitchen Tips: Transforming Leftovers Like a “Kitchen Ninja”

There is nothing worse than coming home from work or school and having to scrounge around for something to eat, especially if you are exhausted from a long day and have dietary restrictions (by choice or by default.) I don't think there is a person on this planet who can say that he/she doesn't appreciate coming home to dinner on the table. For me, it's always a treat to have other people cook for me, partially because I usually end up cooking or going out most of the time. Not too long ago, ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Potato Pancakes

Since I have a large bag of potatoes on hand (I'm part-Irish, what can I say? :wink:), I was looking for something to do with them before they turned rotten and useless. Fortunately, an old vegetable cookbook that I found on my bookcase, Vegetable Cooking of All Nations, edited by Florence Schwartz, had about 70-something recipes for potatoes. Using one of the recipes I found in the book, I made something that I've been craving to eat for a week or two now: potato pancakes. Potato pancakes have ... Continue Reading