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Let the Grillin’ Begin!

“Summertime…  and the livin’ is easy…  “ Okay…  Summer is officially a month away.  But Memorial Day Weekend is the official kick-off to the BBQ season.  Not that we need an official kick-off around here – we do ...

Lucille’s Cheese Cake

For close to 30 years – until she passed away at much too young an age – Lucille Brown lived down the street from us on 46th Avenue. Her kids were a bit older than us and they were already pretty established in the neighborhood when we moved in in...

Happy Hal’s Grilled Cheese

The most simple of foods can be turned stellar and extravagant with just a simple tweak.  Such is ...

Post-Apocolyptic Pork Chops

Boy am I glad the world didn’t end today.  Not that there’s not a whole lotta people I...

Sicilian Lamb Patties and Homemade Ricotta

Ever since Victor made that ricotta cheese at Easter, I’ve been looking for more. And today w...

Sapporo Teriyaki Beef

A recent posting on a San Francisco bulletin board I am a member of – The Western Neighborhoo...

A Tough Old Bird

Of the goodies I received from Polyface Farms, the stewing chicken was one I was really looking for...

Pork Pasta

It only took seventy-two hours but I was back in the kitchen last night!  Oh joy! I had a pound of...

Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce

Yes, you read that correctly!  Peanut Butter BBQ Sauce. Victor was searching for a different BBQ s...

Lyle’s Chinese Chicken

Victor is still in the kitchen. Last night he was looking for something different to do with chicke...

My First Texas Tommy

It’s no secret that hot dogs are one of my most favorite foods.  Real hot dogs, that is̷...

The Last Supper

Tomorrow morning will be what would have been my mother’s 85th birthday.  All four of my sis...

Polyface Farms

When my friend Vanessa said she would be stopping by Polyface Farm on her way back home from her tr...

Mother’s Day Coconut Cake

This is called The Ultimate Coconut Cake – and I have to say, it truly is.  Ultimate in ever...

Chicken and Biscuits

Yesterday it was 80°.  Right now it’s 48° outside.  It’s been cold and damp all day...