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Fregola

Fregola

Close to 8 years ago, I bought a bag of fregola, cooked it up, wrote about it, and promptly forgot about it. Evidently, it didn’t make an impression on me. A few days ago, I was reading an article about Sardinia and it mentioned fregola. Intrigued, I dec...

Hamburger Buns

Hamburger Buns

It’s an absolutely gorgeous, sunny day, out there – a perfect day for firing up the grill and cooking some burgers. That, of course, means making hamburger buns! I know that any normal person would run down to the store and pick up a pack. And we a...

Breaking Out the Big Pots

While I was toiling away at work, today, Victor was at home making a big batch of sauce. W...

Chicken Skewers on the Grill

Kabobs, brochettes, skewers, satays… With apologies to Shakespeare, meat on a stick ...

Peach Upside Down Cake

In keeping with our mini-dessert theme, Victor headed into the kitchen and made a mini Pea...

Chocolate Cake For Two

We have dessert every night. Yep. Every night. 7pm. The Jeopardy theme song starts playing...

Smoky Peach Strawberry Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Whaddaya do with 2 peaches, a handful of strawberries, and some onion and tomato left over...

Pecan-Crusted Catfish

We did a trek to the Wayne Music Festival this afternoon. Heard some fun music, bought a n...

Food, Travel, and No More

Can I ever relate to that quote… I heard about Anthony Bourdain killing himself this...

Shrimp and Artichokes and Pasta

When I was taking the shrimp and artichoke hearts out of the freezer at 3:15 this morning,...

Dinner Salads

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by yesterday’s lunch. Our friend, Susan, ca...

Lemon Blackberry Pound Cake

I love it when I come home and there’s a fresh dessert waiting for me! While I usual...

Pork Chops and Apples

Dinner was definitely going to be pork chops, tonight. I had taken them out of the freezer...

Strip Steaks and Fried Onions

Summertime… and the grillin’ is easy… Okay. It’s three weeks to su...