The last time we were in Sam’s Club they had a 12 pack of organic andouille sausage for only $6. I got really excited since I’ve recently discovered that organic pork doesn’t make me sick, and it was so cheap and could feed us for several meals. I put most of them in the freezer but saved some out to play with. I began surveying our fridge and pantry and decided to make jambalaya. In case you didn’t know, Jambalaya is a Creole dish from Louisiana. I believe it’s influenced by both Spanish and French cuisines. It started as an attempt to make Paella with what ingredients were available. I call mine Kapakahi Jambalaya because it’s created with what ingredients I had on hand and in no way authentic. Kapakahi means “mixed up” in Hawaiian.
My pregnancy cravings have been shifting from Asia to south of the border. I still love to eat potstickers and spring rolls, but now I find myself also wanting guacamole, … Read more
Quesadillas are a favorite in our house, but don’t quite seem special enough to serve for dinner. They’re more of a quick lunch or snack type of food. Then I happened to be putting away dishes while Eric was making quesadillas, and noticed that my pie pan was just about the same size as our tortillas. Then it hit me like a bolt of lightning. Quesadilla pie!