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Roasted Chicken

This picture is not doing this bird justice.  This was one fabulous, succulent chicken! Victor outdid himself tonight.  The dressing was unbelievably good – a sausage and bread dressing using an artisan walnut and raisin bread, cauliflower with bacon,...

Sweet Potato Bean Soup

The calendar says soup – and the thermometer is finally catching up.  It ain’t freezing, but it’s cold enough for a big bowl (or two) of soup. Victor had mentioned bean soup the other day, and I had a couple of sweet potatoes that needed us...

Beef Wellington and Christmas Pudding

One of the fun things about working in a (relatively small) grocery store is seeing all of the food...

Panorama, Parmesan and Panini

Friday night saw us in Old City Philadelphia to meet friends for dinner.  We had a fantastic dinne...

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to one and all!  We’re in North Jersey having fun with the family…  P...

Sweet and Savory

We were watching mindless Christmas Food stuff on the Food Channel the other day and Paula Deen had...

The End

This is it – the last cookie pictures of 2008! This is the tray for work tomorrow…  It...

Almost over for another year…

The kitchen is officially a mess. Pots on the stove with white, dark, and milk chocolates… Cu...

Covered in Chocolate

  The weather outside is frightful.  Okay.  Just cold – which to this thin-blooded San ...

Stollen Still Eludes Me

The taste is fantastic, but it’s still not quite right. I’m fighting the recipe or some...

Ravioli, Pork Chops, and Sausage

This morning before heading off to work, I pulled out a pack of 2 pork chops and a pack of 4 Italia...

Frito Chicken

I’m not a huge snack-food person, but every now and again I find myself in the chip aisle of ...

Soup or Stew?!?

Oh, the weather outside is frightful… A mixture of snow and sleet that is expected to turn t...

Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes, and Peas

I thought when I got up this morning – looking out the window and seeing gray – that it...