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Summer Salads

I’ve been going a little overboard on the summer fruits…  Melon, raspberries, blackberries, peaches,, nectarines, blueberries… There’s only the two of us and even we can only eat so much! I knew I had to get a bit more creative, so di...

New York, New York

We did a spur-of-the-moment trip up to New York yesterday. It was Pride weekend, and with the passage of same-sex marriage in New York a couple of days earlier, it promised to be a bit of a raucous celebration.  We had to be a part of it. We got into the cit...

Ribs

Last summer I received a 60-day Costco membership.  I had cancelled our membership close to 10 yea...

Alaskan Cod

It’s a bazillion degrees outside with humidity to match.  Going outside to grill would mean ...

Steaks

I love any number of spices, rubs, sauces, grilled onions, mushrooms, crumbled blue cheese – ...

Burgers

If you’re gonna have a burger, have a burger!  A real one.  With lots and lots of stuff on ...

The Peditto Boys

We spent Father’s Day today in Medford Lakes, New Jersey with The Cousins. It was a family re...

Rice and Shrimp

One of the benefits of working Saturday is Victor being home and able to watch cooking shows.  Sat...

Peach Ice Cream

Ice cream is one of my earliest food memories. One of the best is my grandmother feeding me homemad...

Pork Chops and Peaches

Four pounds of peaches really doesn’t seem like a lot until they all start ripening at once....

Raspberry Chicken

One of our wedding gifts last October was a huge box of fun foodstuffs from our friend Ruth. Ruth a...

Perfect Grilling Weather

Yes.  Perfect grilling weather.  Actually, it has been pretty perfect all day long.  It barely h...

Summertime Salads

When I got into the car after work today, the car thermometer read 107°.  The thermometer in the ...

Lamb Chops

Lamb is one of those things I keep forgetting I like. I don’t seem to notice it at the store ...