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BBQ Chicken

Today was just one of those days. It was dark, gray, and gloomy all day long. I spent hours working on some web stuff for a new site that should have taken minutes.  Nothing was cooperating. When I finally got things working, it was past time to start dinner...

Oscar de la Dessert

And the Oscar for Best Dessert goes to….. Banana Golden Raspberry Coconut Clafoutis! ::wild applause and standing ovation:: This is a definite star! I very seldom will pick up a berry out of season.  February just isn’t Raspberry Month.  But I s...

Oscar de la Dinner

It’s Oscar Night! The night to celebrate Hollywood and the movies. Once upon a time, I would ...

Cheesy Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

This should be titled “How to really screw up a frying pan” but I don’t want to s...

Meyer Lemon Chicken Piccata

I was glancing at the latest issue of Cooking Light this morning before going out grocery shopping,...

Sunday Breakfast

Last night before going to bed, I put bananas and baking mix on the kitchen counter.  Banana panca...

Ravioli del Formaggio Cinque

This is a platter of homemade 5-cheese ravioli in a sauce of speck, sun-dried tomatoes, and langost...

Vegetable Beef Soup

Tonight’s Soup du Jour was Vegetable Beef. Soup.  Again.  I swear it’s all I’ve...

Turkey Soup

Soup.  All I have been eating is soup.  Hot, spicy soup. This has truly been the cold from hell....

Hot Turkey Sandwiches

The cold from hell has re-reared its ugly head.  That fleeting moment of almost feeling human has ...

Chocolate Cake

  The chicken soup made me feel better, so I made a chocolate cake. A really yummy, strawberry-...

Chicken Soup and the Cold From Hell

Fighting, denying, and ignoring did no good.  I officially have the cold from hell. I’ve bee...

Fish and Sausage Stew

It wasn’t jambalaya and it wasn’t cioppino.  A Jamppino?!?  A rose by any other name&...

Sweet and Spicy Soup

Several years ago, my friend Jess created a great soup at work.  It was a huge hit and one I’...