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New England Clam Chowder

Heavy fog, rain, ice, and blazing sun. I had originally planned to make a stuffed chicken breast ton...

A Simple Sandwich

Ah… lunchtime. My favorite meal after Breakfast, Dinner, and Snacks! It’s fun being ho...

We Always Eat Well On Wednesday

We always eat well on Wednesday. Wednesday is shopping day, Wednesday is “I’m off work...

And for dessert…..

So what could be better than a quick Strawberry Cream Cake?!? BH&G yellow cake with a Strawberr...

Pork Chops Baked with Kasha and Wild Mushrooms

So – what’s the Russian word for “WOW! That’s really good?!?” Well, a...

Stuffed Flank Steak

I’ve said for years that some of the best cooking is just using the ingredients you have on h...

Peach Bread Pudding

Okay… It’s no secret that we’re dessert junkies. Almost every night we have som...

Mac and Cheese

My father hates cheese. My mother, on the other hand, loved it! Any and every kind. From a cow, fr...

Please to The Table

There’s a new cookbook gracing our humble abode – Please To The Table The Russian Cookb...

Painting and Cooking…

So we finally decided to paint the guest room – and move into it! Not a really big deal, oth...

Motown Chanukah and Puff Pastry

Chanukah?!? Motown?!? Puff Pastry?!? Dissimilar objects?!? Not at all! We’re invited to ou...

Hors d’oeuvres for 4 or 40?!?

It’s no secret that I have no idea how to cook for two – or four, for that matter! I th...

Making Cookie Dough!

Well… I’ve gotten about six different doughs in the fridge right now… I started o...

Sunday Breakfast…

Sunday Breakfast has to be one of my greatest delights. Fresh coffee brewing, a leisurely perusal o...

Cranberry Sauce

As a kid growing up, I thought all Cranberry Sauce came out of a can, placed on a pretty dish, and ...