Joe and I ate dinner at a local gourmet Mexican restaurant last weekend with a couple of friends. Everyone enjoyed their dinner – I even enjoyed mine although it arrived with many apologies after everyone else had finished their meal. Oh, the problems of running a restaurant! But if my cell phone camera was better,… Read More
Archives for September 2012
I got the idea for these pulled pork tacos in a recent issue of “Everyday Food”. I didn’t prepare the pork the way the recipe suggested in a pressure cooker because those things scare me to death and I don’t own one. I think I was given one at my bridal shower years ago and… Read More
“I have decided that prior to World War II, most cooks in America must have either nurtured grave suspicions about the bacteria inherent in fresh vegetables or just downright hated them. Why else would they have punished the produce with such assiduous overcooking?” – Bert Greene, “Greene on Greens”
This harvest came from my farmer, Joe, not my CSA farmer Ed. It’s so nice to have two farmers.
I suppose that anyone interested in having meat and two veg for dinner would approve of last night’s plate, even though we weren’t sure what the potato-looking thing was. It looked like a potato, kind of. It also kind of looked like a turnip. I cut it up into small slices for quick roasting, and… Read More
I had fallen into the habit of making pizza for dinner on most Fridays, until I decided that it was becoming too boring. Therefore, I skipped it for a few weeks, only to discover that Annie had changed the day she buys lunch at school (which she chooses to do weekly as a small treat… Read More
Here’s a dinner that encapsulates the change in seasons this week. This was a recipe for steak with garlic sauteed zucchini, topped with a balsamic reduction sauce found in a current issue of “Everyday Food”. Good all by itself, yes? But, as I’ve mentioned, there has been an influx/avalanche of winter squash in this house… Read More
I recently told you about my experiment with one of the new trendy cooking techniques, cooking in muffin tins. It’s so trendy that I noticed a commercial promoting Rachel Ray’s daytime program and all next week she’ll be making recipes in little muffin tins. Oh well, now we know that trend is on its way… Read More
“It’s difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.” – Lewis Grizzard, American Writer
Do I really need to tell you why this sandwich was so good?