Sunday Suppers (Monday Edition): Lamby Meatball Goodness

Here are some of the little guys before I finished them in the oven. Very flavorful and delicious, they were.

Well hi there, friends! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving, or at least a wonderful Thursday and a great weekend.  What? Oh, the title of the post? Yeah, no leftovers. I’ll not be writing up any recipes for turkey chili or big fat sammiches or cream of sweet potato soup or fried potatoes.  […]

I Am A Teacher


This is going to be one of those posts. One of those where I have a vague notion of what I’m going to write and a strong feeling about it but no actual concrete plan for how I’m going to get from the beginning to the end without getting lost, losing you along the way, […]

Guest Post: Healthy French Cuisine for Less Than $10 a Day

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Today I welcome one of my favorite online chef buddies, Chef Achim Thiemermann, aka @ChefKeem as Guest Blogger. I’ve known Keem for about four years now, and very rarely have I met someone as enthusiastic, giving and passionate as he is–about food and life in general. He is a Delight.  He is helping his friend, […]

Incredibly Edibly Delicious Pineapple Upside Down Pound Cake


I have been posting a lot of recipes of late, because that seems to be what most folks want.  But, truthfully, it’s not so much what I want. What would make my little heart Full to Bursting would be if someone would take my standard Van Halen Pound Cake Recipe and turn it into whatever […]

Sunday Suppers: How to Make Vodka Sauce, With a Huge Assist from Fabio and Giada


I asked which Sunday Supper you’d prefer today, and after a close race, Vodka Sauce inched out Cream of Chicken and Wild Rice Chowder.  Worry not, the chowder will be up soon. For now, though, enjoy the Vodka Sauce. We certainly did. Here’s the thing: When it comes to cooking and baking, I’m a bit […]

Pumpkin-Palooza–Pumpkin Recipe Round Up

If you’ve been hanging around here for more than a minute or two, you’ll have Noted that I’m on a bit of a Pumpkin Tear these days. But, I’m not the only one! So, I put out the word on twitter and facebook to send in your sweet or savory pumpkin recipes.  And here they […]

Pumpkin Profiteroles


So tiny and yummy, nobody could blame you for eating two. Or seven. I know the old blog has been very Pumpkin Heavy these days, so I think I will call this the last of the series. Until I do more. Okay? We had a get-together at Friend MaryLou’s house a couple of Sundays ago, […]