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Clean-Out-The-‘Fridge-Ravioli

I did inventory of the ‘fridge this morning before doing the weekly shopping and found lots of bits of things that needed using up. Time to make a pasta sauce! The beauty of Italian cooking is it lends itself to anything and everything. Rustic cooking i...

Planning the Christmas Baking

It’s November 11th.  The perfect date to start planning the Christmas baking! Christmas cookies have been a tradition with us since Christmas One.  We have baked thousands of cookies a year.  Tens of thousands since getting together.  It’s bee...

Turkey Soup

It was sunny and mid-70’s today. I made soup. Even though it wasn’t totally weather-rel...

Turkey Club

What do you do when you have turkey and are not quite in the mood for turkey a la king or turkey te...

Cinderella Pumpkin

I picked up a big ol’ Cinderella Pumpkin today.  Big. The Cinderella Pumpkin is a Vin Rouge ...

Chicken and Chorizo

The calendar is saying one more day to Fall.  The thermometer is saying it’s definitely stil...

Cheese Burgers

Lunch the way it is supposed to be. A bacon cheese burger with lettuce, tomato, fried peppers, mayo...

Shepherd’s Pie

We eat a reasonably seasonal diet.  The heavier sauces, soups, and stews of winter give way to gri...

Breakfast For Dinner

Considering I’ve been in bed more hours than up the past few days, breakfast for dinner someh...

7月愉快的四 (Happy Fourth of July)

What Fun! Tradition flew right out the window, today.  While the vast majority of the country was ...

Wine, Women, and Food

What a fun weekend we have been having! Friends are visiting from Boston and we’re eating (an...

Grilled Chicken on French

Crusty bread, melted cheese, and grilled chicken. What could be better?!?  Well…  Adding so...

Gaseous

Yes.  That is a hand-made mosaic of San Francisco hanging on our wall outside. It was made by my g...

Burgers and Peppers

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by the hot Italian peppers Victor fried up Monday. We pick...

Burgers on the Barbie

I was recently asked when I plan dinner.  The answer, of course, is “It Depends”. Ther...