Hoping For a Better 2021

April 7th, 2021|Updates|

Sorry I haven't been very active in posting updates. Roy and I have stayed active in our "bubble" and tried to stay in contact with family and friends.  Last year and this year have gone by quickly, despite the pandemic. [...]

How is Everyone Doing?

July 5th, 2020|Updates|

I have been delinquent in posting for a long time, and I hope everyone is healthy and doing as well as possible during these turbulent times. I haven't been out of the house much at all, like many of you. [...]

Purple Cauliflower Soup

March 3rd, 2019|Recipes|

Had so much fun making this soup for lunch today. Love the color! I adapted this recipe from love and olive It gets more purple-looking as it cooks.  Looks more pink at this point. It is deeper in color [...]

My Attempt at Authentic Pasta e Fagioli

January 25th, 2019|Recipes|

Interestingly, my non-Italian grandmother, Marie Halley, was a brilliant seamstress, not a cook, but she made one dish that I loved as a kid, Pasta e Fagioli.  We called it by the nickname 'pasta fazool' in Italian-American slang. I never remember [...]

Tuna Fish Cakes

July 27th, 2018|Recipes|

My husband is a bit of a food fussy about fish, but he enjoys fish cakes.  I had some tuna steaks, so I thought I would make fish cakes with them.  In the past, I had used canned tuna, so [...]

Macadamia Crusted Halibut with Mango Salsa

July 25th, 2018|Recipes|

Friends brought us some macadamia nuts from Hawaii, so I made macadamia crusted halibut with mango salsa and served it with roasted asparagus with lemon, garlic and parmesan and coconut lime rice with toasted coconut. It was delicious.  My husband [...]

Peach Scones

July 15th, 2018|Bread|

Wow!  Used up some fresh peaches and made peach scones during the World Cup final today.  I used the same recipe I posted for Lemon and Blueberry scones, minus the lemon juice and zest and glaze and swapped the blueberries [...]

Tilapia Piccata

June 6th, 2018|Recipes|

I updated my tilapia piccata recipe, so I have posted it again.  We made it the other night outside on the side burner of the grill. Made spiced, grilled purple cauliflower with toasted walnuts as the side dish. Ingredients 1/2 [...]

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