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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...

Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Summer Salads

The first day of Summer deserves a salad for dinner. It’s a celebratory meal for a celebratory...

Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

It’s just a couple of days before the official start of summer, but the weather is already scr...

Polenta con Ragù di Carni Bianche

That sounds so much more impressive than polenta with a white meat sauce, doesn’t it?!? But th...