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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...

New York, New York

I grew up calling the strip loin steak a New York Steak. The restaurants where I worked had New York...

Stuffed Chicken and Lentils

  I picked up a yellow and a green zucchini the other day just because they looked really good...

Pork Chops and Peach Salsa

  Everything but the pork chop is courtesy of my shopping trip to Gentile’s on Monday. ...

Tri-Tips and KC BBQ

  Weather-wise, today was a perfect day. Warm enough to have windows open, cool enough not to ...