Category Archives: cooking
I made this delicious cake yesterday. The leftovers are even better today. I need to make it next Christmas-time. It’s from a cooking blog my son told me about: Pioneer Woman Cooks. Here’s the recipe. The blog author calls it … Continue reading
It’s Graduate’s Choice tonight so I’m revisiting this recipe in case I need to make it tonight. It’s one of his favorites. Green Thai Curry 1 can coconut milk, divided 1 t green Thai curry paste (to taste–a heaping teaspoon … Continue reading
My family jokes that if something is delicious, inexpensive and easy to fix, chances are they’ll never see it on the menu again. This fajita dish could be all three, but bell peppers are pricey this time of year, especially … Continue reading
Ever since I bought a pizza stone on our last trip to Nashville, I have been eager to put it to use making bread. Recent guests on public radio’s The Splendid Table described the easy breadmaking process they wrote about … Continue reading
My two oldest children grew up and became connoisseurs of various things: young-man things like beer and movies and music and old-man things like wine and spirits and fine dining. In fact, as they’ve settled into their mid-to-late 20’s, they’ve … Continue reading
Coto de Imaz Rioja 2001 Reserva We had a glass of this Spanish wine with dinner at the Yellow Porch in Nashville and were so impressed with it that after dinner we picked up a bottle of it at the … Continue reading
Tonight I made an old favorite, the Cooking for Engineers” version of clam chowder. To the recipe given at the site I added bacon and a tablespoon and a half of red wine vinegar. Extremely delicious.