Noodle Bar

Posted by Brette in Food
Noodle Bar

I haven’t had much time to blog lately. Between two very big book projects, a family member in hospice, 2 dogs plus 2 dogs visiting, crazy schedules and too much travel (for my daughter to interview at medical schools), I am barely keeping my head above water. Dinners here are whatever I can throw together … Read more

Maple Mustard Chicken Legs

Chicken legs are one of my weeknight panic dishes. On the nights when I can’t think of a single thing to make or don’t have time to stand in front of the stove, I pull a package out of the freezer, dump them on a baking sheet and bake them while I am doing something … Read more

Leftover Ham + Rice = Yummy Casserole

I make ham twice a year. Christmas Eve and Easter. I’m not sure why, except it’s kind of a novelty, smells good, and it does taste great, especially when I baste with pineapple juice and make a brown sugar and Dijon mustard coating! But the end result is I have tons of ham haunting me … Read more

Leftovers: Chicken and Rice Casserole

I’m always on a quest to find great recipes for leftovers. My latest is a delicious combo of chicken and rice with a creamy sauce. No one will know you used leftovers to make this! Chicken and Rice Casserole 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, peeled and diced 2 tbsp flour … Read more

Chicken Salad with Pea Shoots

I recently found a source for pea shoots and now I’m finding lots of ways to use them. They are fantastic just on sandwiches. I wanted to find a way to have them for dinner though, so I can up with this fantastic (and easy!) chicken salad 1 poached chicken breast, cut into 1/2 inch … Read more