Chop Block

I’ve had quite a number of emails asking (rather urgently) what food is pictured in […]

January Soup

I’ll confess, I just pulled that name out of a hat.  This soup originated as […]

Vegetable fried rice

If you love fried rice, and have discovered how UNvirtuous it is to eat it […]

Best of 2008 – Top Ten–no, TWENTY– Recipes from My Sister’s Kitchen

We’ve been thinking about all the fabulous, amazing food that we’ve shared with delightful guests […]

Feelin’ Bleu Pizza

I wish I had photos of this amazing gourmet pizza, but sadly, I don’t. This […]

Gourmet Pizzas for the Most Amazing Appetizers EVER

The next big food event is New Year’s Eve and, like most folks, we’re looking […]

Vegetarian Enchiladas

My husband is a genius.  Ask Barb:  she knows this about him. (Of course, she’s […]

Sweet Potato Sausage Soup

Sweet Potatoes are such wonderful food. They are rich in vitamins, flavor, and all kinds […]

Spinach Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette

This is another recipe from Ellen, Dave’s assistant and the WWCDJAA (Woman Who Can Do […]

Stuffed Portobella Mushrooms

Most of our Thanksgiving Day feast was quite traditional. That’s one day when we definitely […]

Peanut Noodles

This recipe comes from my culinary-genius sister-in-law, Clair. I love this recipe because it’s practically […]

Homemade Refried Beans

Refried beans have always been a staple in our house. My competitive athlete sons tell […]

Fast Yummy Meatball Subs

  Oh my. The whirlwind of the school year has arrived and life just hit […]

Roasted vegetable bruschetta

It’s been brought to my attention that I never did post a recipe for the […]

Pasta salad with tuna and a whole lotta sneaky vegetables!

I started rooting through the fridge the other night, looking to see what we might […]

Basic Pasta Salad for the Dog Days of Summer

Raise your hands if you can’t bear the thought of pot roast on a 90 […]

Fresh Beets Revisited

As we’ve discussed in the past, fresh beets are an oft-maligned vegetable. Far too many […]

Amazing Potato Pasta Salad

My son Michael narrowed his eyes and scowled with concentration. He was standing in front […]

Pizza Margherita

Night #2 of our Five Nights of Pizza experiment: Pizza Margherita. This pizza takes us […]