10 Vegetables You Should Bake With This Winter — Society19

Especially during the holiday season, it’s easy to forget to eat your vegetables. With so many sweet treats around, eating healthy just doesn’t feel right! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to include veggies in your diet this winter while still satisfying that sweet tooth. From carrot cake to zucchini bread to sweet potato pie,… via … Continue reading 10 Vegetables You Should Bake With This Winter — Society19

Skillet Pork Chop Dinner For Two — jovina cooks

Pork 2 boneless loin pork chops, about 1 inch thick, all fat removed 2-3 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons butter Vegetables 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 large white mushrooms, quartered 1 garlic clove, minced 2 jarred roasted red peppers, drained and sliced Sauce 1/2 cup […] … Continue reading Skillet Pork Chop Dinner For Two — jovina cooks

Sole Meunière For Two — jovina cooks

Meunière refers to both a sauce and a method of preparing fish. The word itself means “miller’s wife”. To cook something à la meunière is to first dredge the fish in flour and then saute in butter, chopped parsley, and lemon. The first time Julia Child ate sole meunière was in 1948 at La Couronne […] … Continue reading Sole Meunière For Two — jovina cooks


Jovina yet another recipe and idea I must try thank you.

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I have been fascinated by the spiralizer vegetable craze. So I bought an inexpensive spiralizer to try my hand at making zucchini noodles to see what all the fuss is about. I read the tips that came with the gadget and watched a video, so I would get it right. This little spiralizer did an excellent job and I had no difficulty operating it.

Some tips I picked up:

Spiralizers work best with straight vegetables, so you may have to trim them or cut them in half.

In order to get long spirals, the vegetable should be at least an inch and a half in diameter.

After washing the produce cut one end off and keep one end uncut to use to grip the vegetable.

Zucchini is a watery vegetable. After you spiralize the zucchini, dry them off with a paper towel. I made the spirals in the morning and…

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Late Summer Cookout

Making a BBQ dinner for friends is a great way to entertain, especially if the weather cooperates. I enjoy having guests for dinner and I usually plan my menu with dishes that can be prepared ahead of time. That way I am able to spend time with friends rather than doing a lot of food […] … Continue reading Late Summer Cookout