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Pheasant with Figs and Apricots

Back when we lived in San Leandro, our next door neighbor, Bruce, belonged to a hunting c...

Chicken Pot Pie

I knew this morning that I was going to make Chicken Pot Pie for dinner tonight.  I just...

Going Cellular For The Train Ride

I just got my cellular service set up for our train ride back from San Francisco. We fly ...

They Re-Branded My Local Grocery

It started as a rumor about 6 months ago.  The Super Fresh store where we’ve been ...

Beef Stew

Back in July, I bought a whole bottom round for a mere $1.49/lb.  I cut it all up, broke...

Stuffed Pork Roast

A while back I picked up a pork roast with the thought of cutting it into chops.  ItR...

Sunday Morning Breakfast

Victor and I have breakfast together every Sunday.  It’s one of those fun traditio...

Raspberry Cheesecake

Coming home to a fresh-baked cheesecake is always a treat.  Coming home to a raspberry c...

Thanksgiving in a Skillet

I think I’ve mentioned that we’re going to be in Chicago for Thanksgiving.  ...

Flank Steak and Cheesy Potatoes

I had a flank steak I wanted to cook up and no idea what I wanted to do with it.  There ...

Comfort Food

Yep.  I definitely needed some comfort food tonight.  To have our right to marry stripp...

When the going gets tough…

Make Brownies. I’m not a TV watcher.  Listening to the pundits drives me crazy.  ...

Election Night Jitters

Yep.  Election Night Jitters.  Not because of the Presidential race.  I have full fait...

Happy Hal’s Online

I suppose I could have mentioned this before, but my most favorite Jalapeno Relish –...