Slow Suppers–Chicken Stir Fry

Here’s an easy weekday chicken stir fry. You have to get a hold of some ingredients which may require a trip to an Asian food store. Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry cooking oil 2 to 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 yellow … Continue reading →

Slow Suppes–Shimp and Crab Risotto

Here is a fabulous recipe! Our good friend, slow traveler and fellow blogger Jerry posted this one. Thanks, Jerry. Risotto al Granchio e Gamberi Ingredients: 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 Tbs. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 6 Tbs. olive … Continue reading →

Slow Suppers–Vegetable Stew

The weather is perfect for stew and this recipe from Shannon really fulfilled its hearty promise. Squash, Pepper, Chard, and Corn Stew 1 medium onion, diced 3 – 5 garlic cloves, chopped ¾ pound banana squash, peeled and cut into … Continue reading →

Chicken Hash

I didn’t know what I really felt like eating tonight. With about a half of a roasted chicken in the refrigerator, I knew I didn’t want it just plain. I started cooking some onions, garlic, red peppers and kale and … Continue reading →

Biscotti for Indian dinner

Inspired by my great friend Lyn to blog more frequently, I decided to share the recipe for these yummy biscotti. Dinner last night included Shrimp Tikka Masala, basmati rice and many fresh and flavorful veggies from Anthony’s garden. I couldn’t … Continue reading →

Quail Eggs

I got a wonderful Christmas present from one of the kids at school– 2 dozen quail eggs. With help of Theresa, Josh and Kathryn, peeling all the little eggs, we made beautiful deviled eggs. After adding finely chopped fresh tarragon, … Continue reading →

Ken’s Birthday Dinner

Well, my sweet man turned 59. What did he want for dinner? “I don’t know… but chocolate mousse for dessert.” I know he wouldn’t want anything too fussy and I know when we are in Italy he orders lamb so– … Continue reading →

Fig Tart

Publix had figs on sale this week and they were beautiful! Not local, they are long gone, but I just couldn’t resist them. So I made the Fig Tart recipe from Gina de Palma’s “Dolce Italiano”. And the amazing thing … Continue reading →

Salad Samplers–Southern Potato Salad

Love this classic potato salad. It comes from Sandi, of the Whistle Stop Cafe, in Irondale, Alabama. I made it exactly like the recipe except, I used only about a quarter of an onion, chopped fine. Southern Mustard Potato Salad … Continue reading →

Salad Samplers–Cous Cous

When our son Josh was a little boy, sooo many years ago, he always asked for “cous”. I think he thought we were talking baby talk by saying it twice. Anyway, I haven’t made it very often in recent years … Continue reading →