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Homemade Chevre

Who woulda thunk that some goat milk and some lemon juice could create something so outrageously good? I’m impressed. Really impressed. Victor started with the cheese-making a while back with homemade ricotta. We’ve had it a few times – most...

Sesame Crackers

  Victor decided to make some homemade cheese today. Naturally, a homemade cheese calls for a homemade cracker, right?!?  I mean, you can’t just put a luscious, creamy, bursting-with-flavor cheese on a Hi-Ho! There are standards one must uphold! I...

Coconut Cheesecake

We’re in a bit of a celebratory mood this evening, so it’s time to break out the cheesec...

Shrimp and Scallops, Italian-Style

Our friend Dorrie and her beau Daniel are visiting from Boston. Dorrie is off to Italy next week. T...

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Time for a bit of a clean-out-the-refrigerator meal. Andouille sausage, chicken, bell peppers, toma...

Homemade Ricotta

  We’re planning dessert for Wednesday. I had an idea for s broiled peach with fresh ric...

Wolffish

  There’s a new fish in the neighborhood – wolffish! It is not bad. Firm-flesh and...

Pork Chops with Mustard Cream Sauce

  The herbs are from the garden. The tomatoes from the store. I can’t wait for our plant...

Irish Whiskey Mustard

  I have made so many different sauces in my life I flat-out can’t remember half of them...

Lamb Chops

  Once upon a time, I did not give a thought at all about dinner. I just made something. Victo...

Chicken Cacciatore

  It was a year ago that we were getting ready for our first trek to Italy. 15 glorious days i...

Figs and Balsamic

  I love me some fresh figs. And added to vanilla ice cream, what could be better?  Adding de...

Pork Chops and Peach Salsa

  Everything but the pork chop is courtesy of my shopping trip to Gentile’s on Monday. ...

Braised Leeks and Beef Tips

  I picked up a bunch of leeks at the produce market on Monday. They were an impulse-buy ̵...

Tortellini and Broccoli Rabe

    I headed down to my favorite almost-local produce store – Gentile’s Marke...