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The Best Birthday Cake

Okay. I know my way around a cake. I LOVE cake. It’s one of the essential food ...

Still Cooking

No, I haven’t stopped cooking. I haven’t stopped eating, either. I just have...

Dinner at Wegmans?!?

When our friends Ann and Julie invited us up to their Rochester, NY home for a long weeken...

Fantasia Confections and a Stroll Down Memory Lane

What seems like several lifetimes ago, a very shy little boy was forced into a job at a l...

Chicken Fried Steak

I can’t really recall the first time I had Chicken Fried Steak… Probably ei...

Italian Bread Salad and Tuna and Cannellini Beans

Okay… it’s been a bit hot outside. Too hot to do any serious cooking, but ne...

Tapioca Pudding, Chipotle BBQ Sauce, and Chipotle Spice Rub

Last week I was ordering some new spices from my favorite spice company Atlantic Spice Co....

Clemen’s Market, Italian Sausage, and Polenta

This past Thursday found me getting a picture taken for my new driver license. I canR...

Phoebe’s Baked Beans

One could possibly surmise by the dearth of writings here lately, that I have given up on ...

Tortuga Rum Cake

Okay, so just because I don’t drink doesn’t mean I never consume alcohol R...

Puttin’ On The Ritz!

There’s something magical – if not downright decadent – about sitting on a tropical...

Apple Pear Clafouti

It was about 7pm last night when I had that familiar pang for dessert. Rarely does a nigh...

Is It Really Organic?

It seems everyone wants to buy organic these days – and seem to be willing to pay a...

Reading Terminal Market

Wednesday was Victor’s birthday. We decided to take a trek into the city and play....