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More from the Garden

We’re finally starting to see some ripe tomatoes – and the green beans are going crazy! We have two blue lake beans and two purple bush beans out there. The purple ones are easy to pick – they’re purple. The blue lakes blend in with the...

Tapenade

I think I have to stop watching cooking shows. I just made tapenade. Again. The other night we were watching cooking shows on TV – Martha Stewart, I think – and she made a tapenade. I don’t recall what she did with it, but I do remember think...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Steaks and Baked Beans

It’s pushing 90°F out there. That’s 32°C for the rest of the world. However you measur...

Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Broccoli Cheesecake

I love my emails from La Cucina Italiana. In fact, they may be just about the only non-family-and-fr...

Corn Cakes

Cooking Light arrived the other day with a recipe for Corn Cakes with Bacon and Turmeric Yogurt. It ...

Oven Braised Artichokes

I saw artichokes at the store this morning. Purple, even… At 99¢ a piece, I had to get a coup...

Butternut Squash and Candied Bacon

Ya know what it’s like when you’ve cooked the same things over-and-over-and-over?!? Of c...

Sautéed Shredded Cabbage and Squash

I married a man who doesn’t like cabbage. I mean, Victor has a bazillion or two other redeemi...

Tomatoes

We have not had a bumper-crop of tomatoes, this year. I had visions of canning tomatoes, Victor mak...

Rice Cakes and Creamed Chicken

I was doing a bit of blog-maintenance, today, and came across a rice cake I made last year. It sound...

Labor Day Indoor Picnic

As a kid, Labor Day was my all-time-least-favorite holiday. It meant the following day was the firs...

Pork Tenderloin and Fava Beans

  Frozen fava beans. Who woulda thunk?!? I really like fava beans but they’re not easy t...