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Showing posts from October, 2020

Egg Roll in a Bowl

I hear you guys HATE when we tell stories before giving you the recipe. Guess what? We are story tellers and we want you to know what inspires us to create or duplicate or emulate the things we share. It comes from love...and we hope that our readers enjoy our stories. You suckers don't though, do you?! Fine. No story today. Here is the recipe for Egg Roll in a favorite way to prepare it. For me, this is 3 servings. It's mostly veggies so I don't feel too horrible about that.  Egg Roll in a Bowl Ingredients 1 pound of mild sausage (or ground chicken, beef, turkey, or meat substitute) 16 oz bag of coleslaw mix (or shredded cabbage and carrots) ½ cup chopped mushrooms ½ cup sliced onions – I use a mix of red and white onions 3 cloves garlic – chopped 1 teaspoon of ginger (I use pureed) 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice vinegar ½ teaspoon ground white pepper *Olive oil as needed Suggested toppings: sesame seeds, chopped gre

Collard Greens and Cornbread

It's been a while. Honestly, I am suffering from Quarantine Fatigue. It has to be a real thing. I want to get out of the house and do something. But I also want to keep my family healthy. Our days are filled with school and work and not much else after that. We go outside and get attacked by the most ferocious mosquitoes I've ever encountered - even with the use of repellants, candles, and coils! It's insane. Baby Magic has been filling her days creating new activities for her dolls and avidly avoiding cleaning her room (that ends today or everything is going in the trash). For me, I have finally started reconnecting with the things that I love. Mostly reading and cooking.  I recently finished Children of Blood and Bone  and I'm now about halfway through Children of Virtue and Vengeance, both by Tomi Adeyemi. These are seriously amazing books. They are Young Adult novels, but my old ass is thoroughly enjoying them.  As far as food goes, I realized that I hadn't real