Posted by Your Spice of Life
Who wouldn’t love creating soup-to-nuts meals every day, from scratch?
OK, maybe not literally soup-to-nuts, but you know what I mean: wholesome, healthy meals that are creative and delicious. Time constraints and energy shortages can get in the way; as much as I ♥ to cook from scratch, there are times when I need to take a few shortcuts.
I’m not alone in that, either; there is a very popular show on the Food Network, Semi-homemade with Sandra Lee, in which Sandra combines fresh ingredients with store-bought to create what she calls “semi-homemade” dishes.
Over time, I’ve come up with a few shortcuts, myself, that are real winners: Read the rest of this entry →