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Chicken and Grits – with a loaf of bread, to boot

Yes, we’re still eating. Granted, I haven’t had much of an appetite since Wednesday morn...

The Last Supper

Well… Last Breakfast would be more like it, but Last Supper sounds so much more dramatic. It&#...

The Importance of a Well-Stocked Larder

I threw out dinner, tonight. It’s something I haven’t done in years, but it needed doing...

Celebrating the Anniversary We Don’t Celebrate

I guess most folks celebrate their actual wedding anniversary. Ya meet, get engaged, get married. Ve...

Lentils and Fennel

This is a riff on a Bon Appetit recipe I found about 5 years ago. I’ve made it many times and ...

Peppers and Tomatoes

The garden spilleth over. Peppers and tomatoes – and eggplants – are coming in at an ala...

Polenta with Grilled Chicken

I’ve been thinking about polenta ever since we picked up a bag at Claudio down on 9th Street. ...

Fig Jam

Last week was a whirlwind. It started with a company party and overnight in Philadelphia, brunch wit...

Zantonio Bruschetta

I don’t often write about things we didn’t make ourselves, but every once in a while, so...

Playing Peter Piper

Victor and Blanche were out back early this morning checking out the garden. Things are coming in fa...

Scallops, Pesto, Homemade Bread, and Blueberry Pound Cake

Nonna wasn’t here for dinner tonight. That means we get to reach back into our creative minds ...

Tuna Steaks and Garden Bounty

Dinner was easy to pull together, tonight. The green bean salad was already made, the pesto was alre...

Summer Squash

Summertime. And if you have a garden, it usually means a plethora of squash. It’s amazing the ...

Gatò di Patate and Veggies from the Garden

Our friend George, in Sicily, has a lot of recipes on his website – very basic, simple Sicilia...

Pesto Rolls and Rigatoni

I was in the mood for pasta, tonight and pasta, to me, means bread. You need something to sop up the...