Chicken Stew & Skillet Biscuits

Today was a very cold day - single digit temperatures and windy - which made it a great day for for staying in and making something warm and hearty for dinner. The Sun Bucket started at 333 C (631 °F). I wanted a no-frills kind of dinner, but something slightly more substantial than soup. Stew … Continue reading Chicken Stew & Skillet Biscuits

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Sausages & Mashed Potatoes

If we lived in the UK, we'd call this fast, pub-like meal bangers and mash and it'd sound a lot more fun than it really is. But, you can't beat this hot and filling meal for a quick dinner in between running kids to dance classes and piano lessons. The Sun Bucket started at 680°F … Continue reading Sausages & Mashed Potatoes

Blue Apron: Night 2

The second night of our Blue Apron* box was a new, deconstructed take on a good old fashioned shrimp boil. It required a lot of boiling, but the Sun Bucket was up to the task. The Sun Bucket started at 680°F (360 C). This recipe, including the Creamy Summer Bean & Cherry Tomato Salad, required … Continue reading Blue Apron: Night 2

Sockeye Salmon, Asparagus & Warm Potato Salad

Walking past the fish counter in the grocery store the other day, a display of beautiful red fillets caught my eye. I don't even really like salmon, but the deep color of the fish couldn't be passed by. The man at the fish counter politely answered all of my questions (because you practically need a … Continue reading Sockeye Salmon, Asparagus & Warm Potato Salad