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Chicken, Polenta, Mushrooms, and Cheese

A couple of years ago, Ruth came up with a recipe for a mushroom and cheddar sub that was out-of-this-world good.  Baby bella mushrooms sauteed in butter and cheddar cheese with caramelized onions melted in…  Served in a french roll.  Outrageously ...

More Salads

I am having more fun cooking with charcoal.  I’m actually trying to remember why it was we (I) went out and got that gawdawful gas grill in the first place.  Oh, I know… the rotisserie that immediately broke…  It was a birthday present fo...

Happy Birthday, Victor!

Birthday dinners are fun.  I had some great whole bone-in chicken breasts from the Farmer’s ...

Salad Weather

Another variation on a theme… We were supposed to go up to the Poconos today to see Victor...

For Manny

Manny and Bea Medeiros with Victor, Tim, and Dorrie It’s been a long day…  It started a...

Paella

It is cold, wet, raining, windy, and just plain nasty outside.  Definitely turn-on-the-oven weathe...

Indoor Barbecue

Wouldn’t ya know it.  THE most gorgeous day of the year, I have two HUGE bone-in chicken bre...

Spring Fever Salad

I left work early today with a severe case of Spring Fever.   The weather was absolutely gorgeous...

Sausage and Peppers

What a glorious day!  Sunshine, blue skies…  things I haven’t seen in forever. It mad...

Steak + Stilton = Stupendous

Okay.  I just couldn’t do another variation on ham. I took the ham that was left, cleaned ev...

Leftovers

The best reason to host the holidays at your own home – besides not having to travel – ...

In Your Easter Bonnet

Let’s see…  I think there were 19 of us today.  We even got everyone around the same ...

Annual Easter Egg Coloring and Pizza Party

Somehow we ended up with more eggs than ever before.  And we didn’t buy ANY egg coloring stu...

Salads and Easter Desserts

Yesterday’s dinner was a quickie because desserts had to be made! A clean out the refrigerato...

Pork Chops and Couscous

I didn’t plan well today.  Actually, I didn’t plan at all. I got home and realized I h...