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Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Salad with a Pesto Vinaigrette

Cherry Tomato and Bocconcini Salad with a Pesto Vinaigrette

In Cold Appetizers, Salads and Dressings, Side Dishes On June 10, 2015 0 Comments

Many of us have eaten a buf­falo moz­zarella and tomato salad with fresh basil and bal­samic vine­gar.  This is a take on that but with the pesto tossed… Read More »

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Parmesan Rinds

Stracciatella Italian Soup

In Soups On May 26, 2015 2 Comments

This soup is basi­cally an egg drop soup.  My father rarely cooked, but I remem­ber him swirling a beaten egg into canned con­somme and I loved it.  An… Read More »

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Bleu Cheese Garlic Butter for Grilled Steaks

Bleu Cheese Garlic Butter for Grilled Steaks

In Beef, Condiments, Sauces On May 15, 2015 0 Comments

This but­ter is great on grilled steaks.  I mar­i­nated the ten­der­loin steaks in equal mea­sures of Worces­ter­shire sauce and soy sauce(about 1/2 cup of each), for about an… Read More »

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Braised Chicken with Apple and Italian Sausage

Braised Chicken with Apples and Italian Sausage

In Chicken, Main Course On May 4, 2015 0 Comments

This is a great all in one pot, kind of meal!  The apples are very nec­es­sary but you can switch up the veg­eta­bles by using parsnip, sweet pota­toes,… Read More »

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Palm Springs Lemons

Lemon White Chocolate Lava Cake

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On April 26, 2015 0 Comments

We were recently in Palm Springs and I brought back a num­ber of fresh lemons that were grow­ing on a tree in the yard of our rental house.… Read More »

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Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs, Garlic and Anchovies

Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs, Garlic and Anchovies

In Main Course, Pasta On April 14, 2015 0 Comments

The indi­vid­ual ingre­di­ents in this dish are very sim­ple but when put together, just so deli­cious.  The fla­vor of the toasted fresh bread­crumbs is just so amaz­ing and… Read More »

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Red Curry Beef

Red Curry Beef

In Beef, Main Course On February 3, 2015 0 Comments

This is the sort of dish you can add dif­fer­ent veg­eta­bles to.  I added the broc­col­ini and mush­rooms because that is what I had in the refrig­er­a­tor, but… Read More »

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Shrimp Bisque

Shrimp Bisque

In Appetizers, Soups On January 5, 2015 2 Comments

I was pon­der­ing a din­ner for some friends on New Years Day and what I would like to serve.  I remem­bered I had a few pounds of frozen… Read More »

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