Savory Noodle Kugel

Throughout my life, I have always looked forward to noodle kugel. I love the crunchy noodles that toast up on top. For many years, I would only eat the crunchy noodles, decimating the kugel for anyone else who cared to enjoy it. Now, I like the whole thing, but the crunchy noodles and the sweet onions are still my favorites. To make this kugel, dice 2 onions. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a pan, and fry the onions … Continue reading

Surprisingly-Simple Homemade Pickles!

I can’t believe how easy it is to make real-deal pickles! It doesn’t even require any cooking or heat. I can’t wait to make these pickles for my youngest sister, who is a pickle nut. When she was a kid, she would get giant buckets of pickles as gifts for all occasions. I can check her next birthday present off of my shopping list! To make PICKLES, get some nice looking cucumbers. I was looking for kirby cucumbers, like the … Continue reading

Rewind! Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

I first posted this chicken recipe over two years ago, but since then, a few things have changed and one has not. The differences are that I now have a better camera, more access to natural sunlight, and a greater willingness to avoid cooking shortcuts, so my food and pictures look much more appetizing than they did back then. The similarity is that this parmesan-crusted chicken remains SO simple to make and delicious to eat. There’s a funny narrative behind … Continue reading