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The Art of Destroying a Kitchen

Or… How Many Pots and Plates Does it Take to Cook Dinner?!? In tonight’s case, it would be a lot. Tonight’s vaguely-Mexican dinner concept started with a recipe in Today’s Diet and Nutrition magazine for Crispy Black Bean-Rice Cakes. ...

Feed A Cold…

Yes, we’re still eating, and yes, we still feel like crapola.  When I’m not hacking up the right lung, I’m hacking up the left. Sorry…  It doesn’t paint a pretty picture.  Did I mention I feel like hell?!? So… other than...

Chicken Soup for the Soul

It’s official.  The PlaneCrud I have been fighting all week has taken hold.  Victor succume...

Two for the Price of One

Okay… when was the last time you had Iceberg Lettuce?  Be honest, now…  didn’t ...

Cranberry Beans, Chorizo, and a Pork Chop

On my Monday Gentile’s run, I found the first of the end-of-summer cranberry beans.  Creamy ...

Soft Pretzels

I love it when Victor watches cooking shows.  He can actually be a lot more adventurous than me. ...

Stuffed Chicken and Pasta Salad

Dinner tonight was a team effort.  While I was at work, Victor made a pasta salad.  A really good...

Burgers on the Barbie

It took me just short of forever to get the charcoal going tonight.  This humidity sucks. While I ...

Pulled Pork Picadillo with Polenta

It’s amazing what one can do with leftovers!  There was pulled pork in the ‘fridge aln...

Bresaola Bundles

One of the goodies awaiting me when we got home was a copy of  La Cucina Italiana.  It’s a ...

We’re Ba-a-a-a-a-ack…..

Seattle We started our 8-day food-fest with our friends Bonnie and Nancy in Seattle.  We stopped o...

Sleepless in Seattle

So… No pictures of the lovely $7.00 boxed breakfast on the US Air flight, and no pictures of ...

The Last Supper

It’s the last dinner at home for a while… We’re headed off to Seattle in the wee ...

Serious Stuff

It’s serious clean-out-the-refrigerator time.  When I was shopping on Monday, I really wasn&...

Empanadas and Tomatoes

We have a few tomatoes to go through between now and Tuesday morning when we fly west. We had plann...