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Crespelle and Tomatoes

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by a recipe I saw in Fine Cooking Magazine. I didn’t make the recipe, but that’s beside the point. Fine Cooking and Cooking Light are my two food magazine subscriptions. They both have some good ideas and a...

More Reading Terminal Market

We’ve been here for 15 years and it’s like I just discovered Reading Terminal Market. I have been seriously missing out. We would stop by when we were in the city, bring out-of-town visitors, you know… play tourist. But I never really though ...

新年好 – Gung Hay Fat Choy

Okay… you’ve heard it all before, but I’m gonna tell it, again… I got to spe...

Lentil Soup

As much as I want it to be, it’s not snowing. I know, I know… snow is a hassle and it ma...

Turkey Eggrolls

Since we went for Thanksgiving this year, we had to cook a turkey on Friday because… well̷...

Sautéed Shredded Cabbage and Squash

I married a man who doesn’t like cabbage. I mean, Victor has a bazillion or two other redeemi...

Farfalle Pasta with Lamb Sausage and Pork

I was perusing old issues of La Cucina Italiana last night looking for dinner ideas. I am still piss...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I got a text at work on Saturday to bring home some whipping cream. Victor said I wouldn’t be ...

Cannelloni

Back in the ’60s when I worked at Pirro’s in San Francisco, we made an outrageous chicke...

Fagioli bianchi con pollo e salsiccia andouille

It’s getting to be time to clean up the garden. We only had a couple months of produce, this ...

Sour Cream Apple Pie, Revisited

Friends came to visit and brought us some apples. That means making something with apples, since me...

A Rare Saturday Off

It’s rare that I’m off on a Saturday. The normal days off are Sunday and Monday, so when...

Beets from the Garden

Our garden out back has been paying off! Victor even ate beets tonight – and liked them! It is...

Apple Roses

  Apple Roses have popped up on my Facebook feed a few times in the last couple of weeks, so I ...