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Garden Bounty

We did a bit of tag-teaming in the kitchen, today.  We picked a bit of produce from the yard and had to think of ways to use it. I’ve had friends for years that have had CSA shares and have spoken about getting massive amounts of something in their boxe...

Scallops, Pesto, Homemade Bread, and Blueberry Pound Cake

Nonna wasn’t here for dinner tonight. That means we get to reach back into our creative minds and do some fun things she probably wouldn’t like or be able to eat. Her tastes really are changing and while she’s never been what one would call a...

Tuna Steaks and Garden Bounty

Dinner was easy to pull together, tonight. The green bean salad was already made, the pesto was alre...

Sunday in the Kitchen

It’s been a fun day in the kitchen. I made Mint Pepper Jelly and fried peppers, and Victor mad...

Grilled Nectarines

One of the quickest and easiest desserts this time of year comes right off the grill – peaches...

Summer Squash

Summertime. And if you have a garden, it usually means a plethora of squash. It’s amazing the ...

Gatò di Patate and Veggies from the Garden

Our friend George, in Sicily, has a lot of recipes on his website – very basic, simple Sicilia...

Pesto Rolls and Rigatoni

I was in the mood for pasta, tonight and pasta, to me, means bread. You need something to sop up the...

Fettuccine on the Fourth

While the rest of the country is out grilling and cooking hot dogs, we had homemade fettuccine and h...

The Day Before The Holiday

The only thing better than a holiday is celebrating the day before while the weather is still good. ...

Fresh from the Garden

The farmers in the dell are at it, again! Today’s haul is some squash – an accidental pu...