Category Archives: Chef Oink’s Yumms

Capitol Stew – Green Chicken Enchilada Soup for the Soul

Life ain’t easy on Capitol Hill these days.  At least, that’s the line.  I say “Things ain’t easy in my kitchen!” what with the FDA on hiatus.  But don’t despair! …

Thankful for Green Beans

I know we’re a couple days past Thanksgiving bliss, and everyone is just now coming out of their turkey-comas, so ya’ll probably don’t want to read about yet another green…

Comfort Food

What better to soothe the Election-Weary soul than homemade roasted chicken and soup? I love a good roasted chicken.  I think a lot of people are daunted by the prospect…

I Deserve to Make SOUP!

It’s still hot in So . Cal, but I don’t care.  I’m making soup, damnit!!!  It was about 83 during the day, 72 at night, but it’s October and I…

Vegetable Tian

October in Southern California is like summer in the rest of the country – it’s 85 degrees outside.  Most of us continue to take bike rides to the beach, but…