Category Archives: Recipes

Cauliflower and Smoked Trout Salad

Indeed, I have been long absent and I do apologize.  My only excuse is a remarkably warm, dry, beautiful summer that included lots of projects.  First, I got the new patio that I have been lusting after for a couple … Continue reading

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Pam Pam Noodles

I love most Asian food.  Hot, spicy, sweet, sour, salty are all good to me.  I also am quite fond of pasta in most forms.  Combining the two is always a good thing in my mouth.  One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Peanut Sauce

Now and again I tend to spend a lot of my waking hours thinking about one of three things:  1) Things I liked to eat as a kid, 2) Things I used to cook for my kids, and 3) Things … Continue reading

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Chicken, Artichoke and Broccoli Casserole

Here in the Pacific Northwest, winter is marked by chilly rain.  When our summers are dry like this year, we actually find ourselves longing for cold wet nights with the sound of water gushing down the gutters.  It’s true.  We … Continue reading

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Holidays and Things

I have been so busy helping other folks prepare for parties this month that I haven’t posted as much as I would like.  That doesn’t mean I haven’t been eating.  While much of my cooking efforts are focused on cooking … Continue reading

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Braised Pork with Star Anise and Coriander

Let me just say now, before I forget, the pictures used here are for two portions.  This is one of those recipes that I want some leftovers for another use tomorrow. This is my adaptation of a Gordon Ramsey recipe … Continue reading

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Turkey and Cranberry Handpies

My cousin posted a recipe to Facebook this morning that looked so tasty that I was tempted to dash out and buy a can of crescent rolls.  The original recipe can be found here:  http://theseventhkitchen.blogspot.com/2011/11/turkey-cranberry-crescent-ring.html .  But, I fought the … Continue reading

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