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Holiday Hamburgers

Baking bread on hot, muggy days may seem counter-intuitive, but Mother Nature’s Outdoor Proofi...

San Francisco Sourdough

It’s 84° outside – that’s 29°C for the rest of the world – perfect weather...

Walnut Raisin Bread

What fun to be back in the kitchen! It’s been a fun week with Victor cooking – and a day...

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...