Polenta Puttanesca

When it’s cold out, all you want is a nice comforting meal that will fill you up. This was definitely one of those meals. The base is a creamy polenta with a delicious tomato sauce on top. This is another recipe from Thug Kitchen 101 cookbook. Starting with the polenta, since the recipe is in…

Shredded Apple Polenta with Dill

If you have never tried cooking through a cookbook, I would highly recommend it! Thug Kitchen 101 is now my 3rd cookbook that I’m going through and it’s just so much fun. One big reason why I love doing this is because it gets me to try new things – whether that’s a new recipe…

Recipe #40: Blueberry Cornmeal Muffins

These are no ordinary corn muffins. They were so corny, I loved it. The cornmeal gives the muffin a nice texture and the creamed corn keeps it super moist. The recipe was super easy to follow and turned out delicious. In the cookbook, this recipe is under sweets & treats so I made these muffins…

Veggie Beef and Cornbread Casserole

I was looking for something new to make for dinner and I definitely found it. I had cornmeal and veggie ground beef (ground chicken/beef would work too) and figured out how to put them together. I found this recipe from Taste of Home for a casserole (called Beef and Cornbread Casserole), but I made a…