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Happy 104th Birthday, Little Grandma!

Mary Ferrante (nee Taormina) was born this day one hundred and four years ago. A hundred and four&...

Scallops with Lentils

Now THIS was a fun dinner! I had some scallops in the freezer just waiting for an interesting reci...

Pumpkin Soup

Two weeks ago, when our friend Paige was visiting, I bought a sugar pumpkin. I thought I’d co...

Still Cooking

No, I haven’t stopped cooking. I haven’t stopped eating, either. I just haven’t ...

Fantasia Confections and a Stroll Down Memory Lane

What seems like several lifetimes ago, a very shy little boy was forced into a job at a local Donut...

Chicken Fried Steak

I can’t really recall the first time I had Chicken Fried Steak… Probably either at my...

Italian Bread Salad and Tuna and Cannellini Beans

Okay… it’s been a bit hot outside. Too hot to do any serious cooking, but never too ho...

Tapioca Pudding, Chipotle BBQ Sauce, and Chipotle Spice Rub

Last week I was ordering some new spices from my favorite spice company Atlantic Spice Co. I know, ...

Clemen’s Market, Italian Sausage, and Polenta

This past Thursday found me getting a picture taken for my new driver license. I can’t belie...

Phoebe’s Baked Beans

One could possibly surmise by the dearth of writings here lately, that I have given up on cooking an...

Tortuga Rum Cake

Okay, so just because I don’t drink doesn’t mean I never consume alcohol – and th...

Grilled Fish

It’s Spring, it’s warm outside, it’s time for eating a bit lighter! With temps h...

‘Tis the Season to Eat Eggs…

Tonight is our annual ‘Easter Egg Coloring’ gala. Okay, ‘gala’ may be too s...

Spring Cleaning

I cleaned the grill today. It’s not as if it really needed it, or anything. I mean, we only bo...