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What to do with all the China

Uncle Tommy – husband of Aunt Dolores of Rum Ball fame – was a Trainmaster for the Southern Pacific Railroad back in the glory days of rail travel. As such, he had the opportunity to buy or otherwise procure unclaimed and damaged freight and baggag...

Pasta Night

Just about any night around here can be pasta night, but I went to bed last night thinking of pasta, olives, and fresh tomatoes. I had been out earlier in the day picking more tomatoes and peppers and was thinking a fresh sauce was in order. We have plenty of ...

Pogaca Rolls

I love it when a new cooking magazine arrives and I immediately see a recipe I immediately want to m...

Lasagne

I took some ground beef out of the freezer before work this morning, figuring I’d throw someth...

Almond Torta

A good dinner deserves a good dessert – and Victor made a good dessert! Quite a few years ago ...

Fig and Onion Jam

We have friends from South Carolina stopping by, today. That means we have to cook. We’re doin...

Smoky Sweet BBQ Sauce

When we did our latest harvest from the garden, I thought a BBQ sauce was in order. We’ve alre...