I have a secret fantasy. In it, I’m appearing on The Rachael Ray Show to promote my book about living the Boozy Lifestyle and I’m asked to participate in a cooking challenge. The game is to create a meal out of five random ingredients. I know I’ll ace it since I perform this very activity at least a couple of times a week.
After we made Eggplant Rollatini, I had about a half cup of ricotta cheese, a three to four ounce chunk of fresh mozzarella, and a half box of cooked spaghetti leftover. These paltry remains may only amount to a few dollars’ worth of food, but the Great Depression-era mindset passed on to me by my parentsContinue reading “What To Do With Italian Leftovers”
Gleefully we open the bag of Chinese takeout that just arrived; pork dumplings, spring rolls, shrimp with baby bok choy, pepper steak with onion, and pork fried rice. And then there’s that free carton of plain white or brown rice. It’s the poor red-headed stepchild that no one wants. Into the refrigerator it goes forContinue reading “What To Do With Leftover Chinese Rice”