My family knows that there are very few “regular” meals in my dinner arsenal. Usually I’m trying out a new recipe because I’m testing a cookbook, or just because it looks good. Plus, I bore easily. But a regular meal seems to be slipping into my unpredictable repertoire. This salmon on pumpernickel sandwich has become… Read More
Archives for May 2010
“You’ve got to get hands-on, get stuck in and extract the most from the food in the most primal way. Use your hands to crush and combine the fresh herbs, garlic, and spices. Massage the marinade into the meat, and press the seasonings in with your hands instead of using a brush.” – Adam Perry… Read More
I’m reviewing a new barbecue cookbook for Entertaining.about.com, so last night I made the first grilled burgers of the season for dinner, using the recipe in this book. It must be Memorial Day next weekend.
Our food over the weekend wasn’t only fast food at rest stops. We also enjoyed good restaurant food and home cooked food too. This is a photo of my appetizer at our nephew’s graduation dinner at a restaurant called Marliave in Boston. It was roasted asparagus wrapped with prosciutto (which seemed more like pancetta to… Read More
We drove to Boston this weekend to join in the celebration of our nephew’s graduation from college. We knew that when we arrived there would be a large dinner, but we stopped for a small lunch to tide us over until that meal. You know, there really aren’t very many options when you travel on… Read More
It’s that crazy time of the year when we have too many evening activities on our calendar, and dinner is merely an afterthought to squeeze in between tryouts and concerts. Yesterday was one of those days when a regularly scheduled dinner was impossible. Therefore, I made this recipe I found in the May issue of… Read More
Have you ever had a drink in this color? I know that I didn’t until yesterday. One might guess it was healthy because green drinks usually are. Or, others might speculate that it was nuclear because the particular shade of green is a little unnatural. Well, it was neither, but it was still pretty good.… Read More
“As any mom or home cook knows, it is helpful when making meals to have a well-stocked pantry, fridge, and freezer.” – Kendall Conrad, “Eat Well Feel Well”
Freshly picked from our own garden.
I love having a Smoothie Queen in the house. She makes sure I get my weekly dose of fruit. Granted, it all comes in one large dose. But it’s so good and never is the same recipe. In the News… Meat is Good Or at least it’s not as bad as scientists have suspected in… Read More