chicken pot pies

Chicken Pot Pie from Scratch

Some dishes I make because I come across them in cookbooks or online while I’m searching for ways to cook a certain ingredient. Other dishes are made upon request, and this was one of them. A few weeks ago, the boyfriend mentioned that he wanted chicken pot pie, something I have never made before. It…

Learning how to make things we buy from scratch and learning they taste better. (April 2012)

Make the bread, buy the butter

A new cookbook has joined my kitchen: Make the Bread, Buy the Butter by Jennifer Reese. It is a book dedicated to solving the question of which foods you should make at home from scratch and which you should buy, and includes over 120 recipes for experimenting with! Before I talk more about this book…