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Stuffed Tomatoes

The tomatoes are finally coming in – fast and furious! That means time to figure out yet another way to eat them up. Today, I blended up three gallons of tomato sauce so Victor can make sauce on Wednesday. I’ll probably have at least another gallon...

Sweet and Savory Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer’s day.  The Knave of Hearts he stole the tarts And took them clean away.  The King of Hearts called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore.  The Knave of Hearts brought back the tarts And vowed h...

Tomatoes, Figs, and Sausage

I had a bit of an unexpected day off from work, today – I had to get nasty cancerous things cu...

Eggplant Danish

I’ve decided it’s time to challenge myself to new ways to cook eggplant. Eggplant Lasagn...

Melanzane or Aubergine or Eggplant or…

Regardless of what ya call it, we have it. I think I mentioned that we had a hard time keeping up wi...

More From The Garden

Overcast and more rain on the way. Not very good weather for tomatoes. The tomato plants are actuall...

Tapenade

I think I have to stop watching cooking shows. I just made tapenade. Again. The other night we were ...

Shrimp, Veggies, and a Loaf of Bread

There’s more food coming into the house right now than is going out. Time for some creative co...

Sausage, Potatoes, and Jacques Pépin

I just got a new Jacques Pépin cook book yesterday – Essential Pépin: More Than 700 All-Ti...

Corn with Cotija

Ever look at a picture or a magazine cover and decide you just have to make something? I do it all t...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Steaks and Baked Beans

It’s pushing 90°F out there. That’s 32°C for the rest of the world. However you measur...

Shrimp and Grits – Mexican-Style

July 1st. Independence Day weekend. 241 years since the signing of the Declaration of Independence. ...

Torta di Patate

When I described what I was thinking of making for dinner, tonight, Victor’s first comment was...