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San Francisco Sourdough

It’s 84° outside – that’s 29°C for the rest of the world – perfect weather for baking bread. I really do like baking bread on hot days – proofing the dough outside in Mother Nature’s All-Natural Proofing Box makes for some...

Walnut Raisin Bread

What fun to be back in the kitchen! It’s been a fun week with Victor cooking – and a day at the ballpark eating junk food – but it’s always fun to be back making messes. (And some of my messes are legendary!) Today’s fun was a loa...

Focaccia Genovese

While I was working, Saturday, Victor was cooking – shades of what retirement is going to be ...

Bacon and Tomato Swirl

It’s a bit rainy and cold out, today – perfect for some homemade soup and bread! We had ...

Mafaldine and Semelle

We just had a quiet dinner at home. Nonna is off with her eldest son, so it was time to break out th...

Sunday Bread-Baking

I have had two metal bread pans for as long as I can remember. I really don’t know where or wh...

Preparing for a Blizzard

The weather forecasting for tonight and tomorrow has run the gamut – from a huge storm to no b...

Sunday in the Kitchen

We’ve been out of Victor’s pasta sauce for a couple of weeks. Since the garden tomatoes ...

Knotted Dinner Rolls

I have a pot roast in the oven and pot roast requires bread or rolls to sop up all that luscious gra...

Wisconsin Spicy Cheese Bread

We were watching PBS a few weeks ago – we’re Liberal Elites, you know – and on cam...

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...

Peppers and Tomatoes

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

Yellow Tomato Bread

Houston. We have tomatoes. And when life hands you a basket of tomatoes, you get baking. I needed to...

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 ...

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...