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Stuffed Pork Tenderloin and Friends in Cairo, IL

When I think of pork tenderloins, I usually think grill or cut into cutlets.  When Victor thinks pork tenderloin, it’s stuffed. Yummy-stuffed! Before leaving for work this morning, I took a tenderloin out of the freezer with the intention of doing a qu...

The Royal Salad

I think I was almost the only person who didn’t get up in the middle of the night to watch The Wedding. I just kinda felt the same way I do about any strangers wedding…  I wish them luck, and all, but it’s not like I have a personal stake i...

Birthday Lobster Salad

It’s Victor’s Birthday, today.  With all the things we’ve done this month –...

Easter 2011

It takes weeks of planning, a week of prep, and it’s over before you know it. But what fun we...

Pork and Pappardelle

If I hadn’t been so lazy, I would have gone down to the store and gotten another tank of prop...

French-Cut Green Beans

As a kid growing up, “French-Cut” Green Beans came in a frozen cube.  Actually, pretty...

Baked Ravioli with Broccoli Rabe

I mentioned to Victor before I headed to work yesterday that we had some broccoli rabe that needed ...

Malt Shoppe Pie

In one of our Family Reunion Cook Books, my aunt and my cousin submitted a recipe for “Malt S...

Boursin Mashed Potatoes

Tonight’s dinner was all about the mashed potatoes.  Boursin Mashed Potatoes. Boursin is a s...

Springtime Salads

My body is saying “thank you” a million times over tonight.  It’s finally salad ...

Honey Tangerines

Today was my day to play with honey tangerines.  They are at peak season right now and probably th...

Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Slow-simmered pork shoulder and spicy BBQ sauce – what could be better?!?  A winning lottery...

Leftovers

Yes, we eat leftovers. More times than not, Victor has them for lunch, but once in a while we start...

The Ultimate Burger

I pulled a small piece of top round steak out of the freezer this morning without a clear idea of w...