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Con-Fusion

“Fusion” – in culinary terms – is the blending or combining of different cultures and styles of food.  Tonight, our dinner was definitely fusion.  CONfusion… I started off with Chimichurri Rice.  Chimichurri is a sauce or mari...

Macaroni and Cheese

Spring sprung a bit yesterday.  That, and I had a craving for cheese.  Macaroni and Cheese was the answer… My mother made the best mac and cheese.  She would save the odds and ends of her various cheeses and one night when my father was at the fireho...

Simple Spring Salads

We’re seasonal eaters in our house.  I know that I can buy just about anything semi-fresh fr...

Italian Easter Bread (Pinza)

  Having never made something before has never stopped me from 1) making it, and 2) serving it ...

7th Annual Easter Egg Coloring and Pizza Party

Another Gala Time was had by all – all of the adults!  The reality is we use the two kids as...

Pasta in 15 Minutes

Dinner tonight was a snap.  I had picked up some port0bello ravioli at work the other day and deci...

Beef Braised in Guinness

St Patrick’s Day…  I have a few vague memories of the last time I actually went out on...

Atlantic Spice Company

My latest order just arrived!  YEAH!  I think I’ve said this before, but I’ve been de...

Potage Français D’Oignon

J’aime le potage!  Thin soups, thick soups, as a side, as a meal.  Serve me a bowl of homem...

A Simple Sandwich

I can’t believe how maligned bread has become.  I love bread in all its many guises – ...

Sunday Morning Breakfast

Breakfast is one of my most favorite meals because it can be just about anything.  It can be sweet...

Fearless Flyer Dinner

A hot plate and an easy bake oven.  That’s what we have to work with. But with those primati...

Sweet and Spicy Soup

Oh yum! We just got in a new product at work – Sweet Chili Sauce.  It’s a dipping sauc...