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Vidalia Onion Relish

At work today, Chris, my demo partner, was talking about an onion relish she had just made.  She got the recipe from one of the Food Network guys and just loved it.  The dicing of 4 cups of onions brought tears to her eyes, but the finished product brought ...

White Onions and Red Peppers

I thought about Italian sausages all day.  Spicy hot Italian sausages.  With onions.  And peppers.  And shavings of Locatelli. It’s great when reality matches imagination.  I imagined all day just how great those sausages would be on the grill and ...

Sometimes Iceberg Lettuce Is Good.

There is something deeply satisfying about the watery crunch of iceberg lettuce that brings me back...

Leftovers

To say that the California Supreme Court ruling today put me in a cranky mood would be an understat...

Memorial Day Mexican

I figure anyone can grill burgers and dogs on Memorial Day (we did it yesterday!) but it takes a tr...

Luncheon is served…

The pasta salad was to-die-for-good. Little purses of pasta stuffed with prosciutto – how can...

Sunday Fun

A yummy breakfast! I love those little frozen croissants!  Proof overnight and bake in the morning...

More Barbie Fun

There is some serious fire under those onions and cubes of beef.  I had to keep ’em moving a...

A Classic BLT

After grilling steaks all day long, I really wasn’t in the mood to come home and grill some m...

Outdoor Dining

First off…  Do you have ANY idea how wonderful a grilled spring onion tastes?!?   All I ca...

More Grilling Fun

I got to leave work early today.  The weather was just perfect.  Why stay inside?!? I wanted to f...

Purple asparagus is really green

Years ago, Victor and I were at a farmers market in Oakland somewhere, and we bought purple green b...

Pasta del frigorifero

Refrigerator pasta.  I tried doing  “Clean out the refigerator pasta” in Babelfish, b...

Chocolate Overload Cookies

I said I was in the mood for cookies.  I’m really, really in the mood for cookies after that ...