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Dried Pepper Hot Sauce

When I was at Gentile’s, yesterday, I saw a bunch of dried peppers hanging by the register. My impulse buys of the morning were Guajillo peppers, Pasilla peppers, and Chipotle peppers. I had also picked up a couple of fresh poblanos – with no firm ...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially when said friends are as enthusiastic about food as we are about cooking it. Definitely a friendship made in heaven! Ann and Julie drove down from Rochester, taki...

Smoky Sweet BBQ Sauce

When we did our latest harvest from the garden, I thought a BBQ sauce was in order. We’ve alre...

Zantonio Bruschetta

I don’t often write about things we didn’t make ourselves, but every once in a while, so...

Bone-In Pork Chops with Leeks

I got a great deal on a bone-in pork roast the other day. It was much too big to actually cook as a ...

Baked Crêpes Cacciatore with Parmesan Cream Sauce

I tend to toss cooking magazines, nowadays… I have subscribed to, read, saved, and otherwise ...

Ravioli with Butternut Squash

  A butternut squash is the gift that keeps on giving. You get a lot of bang for your buck wit...

Raspberry Chipotle Mustard

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

Pesto alla Genovese

  Victor and I both have made pesto for years. It’s one of those things you just make. I...

Irish Whiskey Mustard

I have made so many different sauces in my life I flat-out can’t remember half of them. From t...

Buckwheat Crepes with Chicken and Horseradish Sauce

  Methinks it was a big ooooops that I re-discovered the Frog Commissary cookbook.  I’m...

Pumpkin Ravioli with Amaretto Cream Sauce

This is something I never would have made had it not been for my dear friend Diane.   She was talk...

Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

It was so nice to come home tonight to dinner cooking.  I do love a man who can cook!  And Victor...

Lobster Ravioli with Walnut Cream Sauce

I’ve been meaning to make this for a while, now.  Tonight, I finally  did – and my st...