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Chicken with Shaved Cantaloupe

This is a bit of a spin on a Bon Appetit recipe from the latest issue. Their recipe was for pork cutlets with a cantaloupe salad. The pork became chicken, the julienned salad became shaved ribbons of cantaloupe, the sliced pepper became sambal oelek… red...

Blueberries and Cauliflower

I’m still working on cauliflower from the garden. It’s pretty amazing how many different ways one can prepare the same vegetable. I have to admit my cauliflower repertoire was pretty slim – steamed, roasted, au gratin – the basics. I...

Dixie Chicks, Chocolate, and What If…

Last summer we learned that The Dixie Chicks were going to be touring – and they had a show pl...

Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake

  I made my favorite “Worlds Greatest Strawberry Cheesecake” except I didn’t...

Canning Cauliflower

We have achieved cauliflower. Several heads of cauliflower. Victor called me out to the garden this...

Peach Pancakes

Victor is in Chicago for work, which leaves me, Blanche, and Nonna fending for ourselves. Once upon ...

Seafood, Salads, and Stuff

I’m still cooking. I just haven’t been writing about it, lately. It seems as if somethin...