winter caprese salad

winter caprese salad

I’m trying to stay productive. One foot in front of the other and all that sort of stuff but the truth is I’m watching the clock and the weather… We had our first winter storm Saturday night with more bad … Continue reading

hamburger helper for a chef

hamburger helper for a chef

I wrote the Meatloaf for a Chef post almost two years ago and it continues as the most visited recipe on my blog. I wanted to understand why a meatloaf recipe would interest over a million readers so I did … Continue reading

we’re going to dance…

we’re going to dance…

Meg asked me what we’d be doing to celebrate our anniversary. I thought we might go to the Gagetown Fair then have supper at home. She laughed.  Twenty one years ago, Ralph and I stood at the alter with our … Continue reading

chasing the light

chasing the light

The light’s changing. The brilliance of summer is fading to shorter days full of shadows. Food blogging is such a funny thing to do. Not laughter funny but rather frustrating funny. I’m constantly chasing the light. If I don’t get … Continue reading

Green Bean Antipasta della Casa

Green Bean Antipasta della Casa

This time of year is wild in the vegetable garden. I went down yesterday to pick a few green beans to make a salade nicoise it sounds fancy but really not and got stuck there for an hour picking beans and peas! … Continue reading