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Chicken Cordon Bleu – Italian Style

I knew this morning that dinner was going to be chicken.  I didn’t know until this afternoon how I was going to prepare it. Somewhere along the line, stuffed chicken breast came into play – and then it was just a matter of figuring out what to st...

Mom’s Potato Salad

There’s a lot of things I miss about my mom.  She was the world’s best movie trivia source before Google was invented and was a champion at crosswords, Scrabble, and any other word game.  She spoke to us in words with more than one syllable and p...

A Night of Leftovers

We’re slowly getting through the mountain of food we created over the last couple of days.  ...

Gung Hay Fat Choy

  Happy New Year! If we were home in San Francisco, we would have had dim sum at Yank Sing, din...

Cup Tamales

Back when I was a kid growing up in San Francisco, there was a great place named Johnson’s Tam...

Baked Pasta

It was Victor’s turn to make “stuff” for dinner, tonight.  His version took an I...

Stuff

When I do an off-the-cuff dinner with stuff I already have at home, we usually just call it “...

Fried Mashed Potatoes

I had some leftover smashed potatoes in the fridge and a couple of pounds of ground beef.  Meatloa...

Roasted Potato Soup

16° outside means soup, inside.  And soup, it was today!  I came up with a quick potato soup at ...

Lemon Coconut Cashew Chicken

I was looking at a Citrus Chicken recipe the other day that called for dredging the chicken in coco...

Corned Beef – No Cabbage. Bread, Instead.

  I bought a corned beef quite a while ago and it’s been sitting in frozen storage ever s...

Football Food

We had high hopes for today’s Eagles game.  Oh well.  At least the food came out good. I st...

Panettone French Toast

Breakfast is served. Okay…  breakfast is actually over, and there are no leftovers.  Sorry....

Chow Fun

Victor decided to do a chicken stirfry tonight – and am I ever glad that he did.  What a fun...

Black Bean Chili

The weather today called for hot, spicy chili.  I answered. I love chili, but don’t really m...