Month: October 2009


Bob Greene and Pasta Barilla Whole Wheat Pasta

In the beginning…   Let’s start off with a confession.  For the most part, whole wheat pasta in my house is verboten. When the whole “eating tons of whole grain” movement suddenly got hugely popular, Mrs. WellDone was on the front lines, buying everything whole grain including more than a little whole grain spaghetti, linguine, […]

Eco-Cheap Cooking, Kansas City Cuisine, Meatless Monday, recipes

#MeatlessMonday meets 2009 Nude & Eco-Cheap Cooking Initiative Recipe 13: Eggplant Rolltini

Okay, it’s #meatlessmonday again, which means it’s time to do right by yourself and the earth by going twenty-four short hours without meat.  Sound tough?  Not when you have Eggplant Rollitini I just love eggplant and I swear after this, so will you! Also, you may have noticed, this is another fantasic 2009 Nude & […]


Big Acres® Gourmet Foods Milagro Mole Roasted Pork

$10,000 disclaimer: @melanieyunk gave me a bottle of her Big Acres® Gourmet Products Milagro Mole® sauce. Foodie disclaimer:  It rocks and with it I made: Milagro Mole Roasted Pork Making chiapas-style pork is my favorite go-to Mexican dish.  Normally I make the pork with a paste of orange juice, rehydrated ancho chilies, garlic and onions.  However, with […]


Fantasy Top Chef Update & Making Halibut

Okay, I’ve been derelict in my duties to update Fantasy Top Chef scores.  Real quick, here’s the score update: Me: 17 Michele: 15 Josh: 12 Debbie: 11 Karen: 10 Elise: 8 Colleen: 8 Who rocks Fantasy Top Chef?  Me!! Actually, in all fairness to my other players, I think I’ve learned something about Fantasy Top […]