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Oven Braised Artichokes

I saw artichokes at the store this morning. Purple, even… At 99¢ a piece, I had to get a couple. When we were kids, artichokes were steamed and the leaves dipped in mayonnaise. That was the one and only way to eat an artichoke that I knew. They were gr...

Butternut Squash and Candied Bacon

Ya know what it’s like when you’ve cooked the same things over-and-over-and-over?!? Of course, you do. We all do. It’s the infamous dinnertime rut. It’s rather amazing that I am surrounded by food all day, have at least three cooking ma...

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 soun...

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...

Potato Puffs from Down Under

  I need to make time to update this thing a bit more often!  We’re cooking and baking ...

Bacon Jam

  Okay. Stop what you’re doing right now and make this. Really. And make at least a doub...

Alsatian Potato Pie

  I was perusing a Huffington Post food slideshow the other day. You know how they are –...

Butternut Squash Gratin

  After torrential rains and wind, this morning, it is a balmy 70° outside. We went from a st...

Veggie Gratin

I really admire people who can get dinner on the table using a butter knife and a spoon. I’m ...

Raspberry Chipotle Mustard

  The mustard shelf in the ‘fridge has been looking a bit bleak. At any given moment I c...

Peppers

  The peppers are suddenly multiplying, outside. What started off as a pretty dismal season ha...

Pork Tenderloin and Faux Rice-A-Roni

  Rice-A-Roni, The San Francisco Treat!  ™ I have heard that jingle more times than I could...