White chocolate covered marshmallow pops for Halloween. A fun way to meet our full sugar quotient for the holiday.
Archives for October 2012
I think the name of this blog needs to be changed to The Leftover Blog. So few of my meals have been planned lately. Instead, I’ve been cobbling together odds and ends out of the refrigerator and freezer. This is what happens when you cook without a plan. The other night I had a vague… Read More
Since the food pickings have been slim this week, I’m sharing a cucumber salad with you that I made in July. Eternally fresh and crisp in this photo.
Meals have been so uninspired lately, not that anyone seems to have a problem with that. Last night we had frozen hamburgers left over from Louisa’s party, along with American cheese and hamburger rolls that I froze so they would keep longer. Oh, and we’re still working our way through the avalanche of string beans… Read More
Darling readers, I’m tossing you a few scraps with this photo so that you won’t starve. I have no current food pictures to share from the past four days. This picture is from a dinner last month – hah! I could lie to you and tell you I made this over the weekend to use… Read More
When I was planning this week’s meals, or whatever meals I had to plan that didn’t involve leftovers (thank goodness for leftovers), I couldn’t figure out what I wanted to cook for last night’s dinner. It would need to be an early dinner because of Louisa’s soccer practice. It would require that I be somewhat… Read More
“Cheese – milk’s leap toward immortality.” – Clifton Fadiman, American Radio Host, Author
The return to roast season.
Sometimes the food is really just a canvas waiting for the right paints to be splashed across it. That was the case when we returned over the weekend to that Mexican restaurant we like for dinner. I ordered their crab cakes since I had never tried this favorite dish of mine at this particular restaurant.… Read More
On Thursday night I made this butterfly pasta dish with shrimp and a light, spinach pesto. It looks very good because it was. The shrimp were plump and juicy, the pesto was garlicky but not too heavy. But something was wrong with this dish. The recipe had called for 2 cups of cherry tomatoes. When… Read More