Posts Tagged ‘Sides’
Mmmm… I hope those chops and apples caught your attention! Although they were not a very colorful lunch, they were certainly delicious!!!
We don’t eat meat very often here on the island, mostly because it is just really expensive, but pork is one of the more affordable choices. I (personally) am not a huge fan of anything pig — unless it is a Cuban sandwich, the Florida girl in me just loves those – but my husband enjoys every savory bite. Since he loves them, I love to make them for him, and pork is one of the easiest meats to cook. Especially, lightly battered and fried pork chops!
Well, what can I say except that I am back to the island and still not quite settled in yet, grrr… suitcases still erupting with clothes! The past few days that we returned together to the island, we have been searching for a new apartment to live in for the following year. If we aren’t going to be moving abroad, then I would gladly welcome the change of a new living environment. The problem is that we (definitely) don’t always get what we want – that lesson is always hard to learn, again and again!!! After looking at around 8 other places to live, we found one we loved but
probably out of our budget and the rest were not worth the extra stress/costs of moving, either similar size or much older. As of now, we are staying put in our current shoebox.
Finally… an updated blog post! These dips are both easy and delicious!
I am still in the States, moving around and staying busy as ever. Believe it or not, we have still not heard any updates about transferring abroad and I am leaving in 9 days back to Greece. As of tonight, the EU leaders are trying to determine what the future holds for Greece and how to prevent a domino effect of bankruptcy and default, although, “Greece is in a uniquely grave situation in the euro area,” the statement said. Article Here. And as of now, it looks that everyone is pulling together to help Greece, read further here. I won’t bore you with the details but the links above are from the BBC webpage and provide very insightful information if you are interested.
Let’s talk potatoes; specifically, oven wedges and fries.
Who doesn’t love potatoes? I do, I do, and I am betting that the indulgent side of you does too. Well, I am here to tell you that just by baking your potatoes instead of frying them, you save tons of calories and lose none of the taste. Here are two basic recipes to try, both are great. Always start with washed potatoes.
1. Potato wedges