Roasted Parsley-Crusted Pork Loin and Potatoes

Easy Roasted Parsley-Crusted Pork Loin and Potatoes Set oven at 350 and bake for 45-50 minutes until the pork’s internal temperature reads at least 145 degrees.

Oven-Baked Bacon

Are you one of us who becomes energized by the aroma of sizzling bacon? The pop. The sizzle. The aroma. It’s no wonder that bacon — with all its wonderful sensory qualities – has found its way from… Read More

Aroma and Sentimentality – Some of the Sweetest Memories are Made in the Kitchen

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel – Oliver Wendell Holmes I’ll never forget the aroma of rosemary and garlic that hung in the air… Read More

Trying to Grow Herbs from Cuttings

On Friday, my boyfriend came home with a bag of goodies gifted by a friend of ours who has an epic garden in Upcountry Maui. Inside the bag, I gleefully spied bundles of fresh home-grown rosemary, basil, and… Read More

Gordon Ramsay’s Scrambled Eggs — EPIC

It’s Sunday morning. I wake up and sleepily shuffle into the kitchen, mutter a groggy good morning to my sweetie, Anthony, and I start making my morning pot of fresh sleep-zapping coffee. I run the water first to… Read More

Catching Up

Time for some catch up, I think. This little blog has been on hiatus for quite awhile, and the time has come to catch up on a few things! Soon, very soon, I’ll leap back into posting my… Read More

It’s a rainy weekend and the perfect time for comfort food

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed!

Mushroom and Baby Spinach over Polenta and topped with Gremolata

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed!

pan-seared crusted pork chops

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed! Dinner tonight – pan-seared crusted pork chops atop kim chee puree, sautéed autumn-herbed carrots (topped with bacon crisps), smashed potatoes, and a side of kim chee with… Read More

Balsamic/honey chicken breast with basmati rice and balsamic-glazed sautéed brussels sprouts

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed! So glad to cook tonight – Balsamic/honey chicken breast with basmati rice and balsamic-glazed sautéed brussels sprouts and apples. Also sharing on my @arthompson3529 #food #dinner #homecook… Read More

Polenta in Tomato Sauce

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed! I love cooking with leftovers. Sauteed the polenta with onion and garlic and added tomato sauce and asparagus. I used four asparagus spears in this dish, and… Read More

Creamy Polenta with Asparagus and Blistered Tomatoes

Sharing a post from my Peas for Two @peasfortwo Instagram feed! Shared from my personal Facebook page. Tonight’s dinner – creamy polenta with asparagus and blistered tomatoes topped with sweet pea tendrils. I am using up our asparagus… Read More