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Pistachio Liqueur in Bulk

The Pistachio Liqueur was such a success, I decided I needed to make a lot of it. Christmas is rapidly approaching and just about every gift we give is food-related and homemade. The liqueur was relatively easy to make. The only tedious part is the straining. ...

Gnocchi with Eggs and Green Onions

Most evenings from 7pm to 9pm you’ll find us at home, in front of the TV. First, it’s Jeopardy and dessert, and then it’s PBS and cooking shows. The 7:30 shows run the gamut from Julia Child and the original French Chef series to Hubert Kelle...

Feed A Cold

The Cold of 2017 is pretty much a thing of the past. More or less. I’m feeling better, not qui...

Baba Ghanoush

Yesterday’s it’s just allergies acting up turned into today’s shit, I have a cold....

Hot Pepper Sauce

I’ve wanted to make a hot pepper sauce for the longest time. Today, I finally did it! The conc...

What to do with all the China

Uncle Tommy – husband of Aunt Dolores of Rum Ball fame – was a Trainmaster for the South...

Pasta Night

Just about any night around here can be pasta night, but I went to bed last night thinking of pasta,...

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...

The Last of the Beets

I suppose all good things must come to an end. Today, that good thing was the beets from the garden....

Brisket

I didn’t have a Jewish Bubbe to teach me how to cook a brisket and the briskets of my Irish yo...

Salsa

When the garden gives tomatoes and peppers, it’s time to make salsa! I make a lot of fresh sal...

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes in Olive Oil

There are days when I am just not the brightest color in the crayon box… We have a bit of an o...

Tomato Sauce

It seems like just yesterday that I was lamenting the lack of tomatoes. I am officially lamenting n...