Grandma Shirley’ s Seafood Casserole

Seafood Casserole

Both the photos and the name of this dish are inadequate to communicate the exquisite flavor explosion that is this family dish. This is a dish my grandmother always made at holidays and family get together. She’s 91 and just … Continue reading

Achy Muscle Rub

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OK, this is not a food recipe, it is a DIY home remedy that I love. We have a lot of aches and pains in my house and this cream is becoming one I depend upon to ease a crick … Continue reading

Campanelle with Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard

Campanelle with Acorn Squash and Swiss Chard

This dish only had about half the chard I wanted because when I got home from work, I discovered my husband had given some of it to our bunnies. It was still delicious though and I don’t blame them. They … Continue reading

Chicken Roasted in a Simple Crust

Chicken Roasted in a Simple Crust

Recipe adapted from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen Ok, so I saw this recipe yesterday in an email from Tasting Table and I was all, WHAT??? It’s so brilliant. I have cooked parts of chicken in pastry but never a … Continue reading

Homemade Worcestershire Sauce

Recipe: Liquids & pastes: 4 cups vinegar (I used a combination of malt, apple cider, white and balsamic) 1 cup molasses 1 cup black soy sauce 1/2 cup tamarind paste 4 to 6 anchovy fillets, chopped Zest and juice of … Continue reading

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

I haven’t blogged in a while, although I have been cooking as much as usual. I sometimes find it hard to decide what to blog about. This weekend I cooked: olive oil poached salmon with lemon wild rice and strawberry … Continue reading

Miso Glazed Lingcod

Saturday was CSF day and this week we got a big slab of beautiful Lingcod. I decided on a Miso glaze for this guy. I mixed together: 1/4 cup Miso Paste Juice of 1/2 a lemon 1/4 cup Mirin 1/4 … Continue reading

Homemade Hamburger Buns and Veggie Sloppy Joe’s

I canned my homemade ketchup a few weeks ago and have been dying to make Sloppy Joes with it.  I also wanted to make hamburger buns. I read a bunch of recipes online and decided to try the one from … Continue reading