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Involtini di Sogliola al Limone

I have learned so much from watching cooking shows on PBS. Back in a former lifetime where I worked a Monday-Friday job, we would turn on the cooking shows on KQED and have them going all day long as we did chores or whatever. I have a ragged copy of The Frenc...

Corn Cakes

Cooking Light arrived the other day with a recipe for Corn Cakes with Bacon and Turmeric Yogurt. It sounded like something I needed to try. Naturally, I couldn’t just follow the recipe as written – I wasn’t up to cutting corn off the cob, for...

Zatarain’s

I grew up with Rice-A-Roni. Never-ever bought Zatarain’s rice. And an impulse-buy at the groce...

Manicotti

It’s Nonna’s Birthday. There’s not a lot you can get a 91 year old for her birthda...

Raspberry Scones

One of the great pleasures of life is a hot-out-of-the-oven scone with a freshly-brewed cup of coffe...

Veal Chops

A while back we saw Lidia on PBS cooking veal chops stuffed with fontina. A really simple, basic rec...

Chicken Pasta Salad

After last night’s birthday dessert, we rerally needed something a bit less caloric for dinner...

Oven Braised Artichokes

I saw artichokes at the store this morning. Purple, even… At 99¢ a piece, I had to get a coup...

Not Quite Jambalaya

It’s kinda wet and kinda rainy … perfect weather for a not-quite-jambalaya. I suppose an...

Pineapple Dump Cake

I just made 20 cakes for work, tomorrow. Folks who know me know that I very rarely talk about my wor...

Spring Salads

The weather has finally turned warm. We may actually see Spring – as in officially see Spring....

Empanadas

Tonight’s dinner was brought to you by the fine people at Goya. I was passing through the froz...

Salad Time

The calendar says Spring. The thermometer says Summer. And the Stomach says Salad. It’s 83°F ...

Sloppy Joe’s and Dirty Potatoes

My original plan for dinner, tonight, was either split pea or lentil soup. I bought a ham last week ...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation of Americ...