Gnocchi alla Romana

I receive a daily email from La Cucina Italiana - in Italian. There are usually one or two ideas that look promising - and I do have to admit that Google…


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Spicy!

A few days ago I made a hot pepper sauce from a bunch of dried peppers I've been collecting - anaheim. guajillo, chiles de árbol, ancho - and bottled it up.…


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Parmesan Fried Eggs

Do you ever see a recipe and decide that you have to cook it right this very minute?!? That's pretty much how I felt when I saw a recipe for a salad with a…


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Asparagus and Smoked Salmon Salad

We had some smoked salmon in the 'fridge - hot smoked with pepper. Victor looked at it and said we needed some asparagus - he had an idea and wanted to make a…


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The End of Week Forty-Eight

We have about a dozen more sessions before we call this to an end. Part of me can't wait. Okay, almost all of me can't wait. Yet, there's a little niggling…


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Crab and Shrimp Frittatas

Dinner Monday night was Crab and Shrimp Louie - dungeness crab and bay shrimp piled high on top of iceberg lettuce with a homemade Louie Dressing. In typical…


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