Category Archives: Favorites

early thanksgiving with family


We just returned from a nice, long vacation at home in Washington State visiting family and friends. While we were there, my family had an early Thanksgiving dinner, since we weren’t able to be in town for the real Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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favorite herbs part 2 – cilantro…it doesn’t taste like soap!


Well, it has been a while since I’ve done a post, but my flu became bronchitis and I’m finally better and up to blogging again!! As you may remember from the first installment of “Favorite Herbs,” number 3 was sage. … Continue reading

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roast chicken


So, last Saturday I had a lovely organic, free-range chicken from Trader Joe’s in my refrigerator clucking to be paid attention to.  I could have cut it up, seared the pieces and made a lovely Coq au Riesling (the Alsace … Continue reading

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all-clad-tastic


Just a quick note, yesterday I got a new All-Clad d5 LTD2 10″ Fry Pan.  My local Williams-Sonoma had them on sale for 20% off!!  I just couldn’t pass up the deal so I found myself walking out the door … Continue reading

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favorite herbs – sage…makes birds happy


Herbs are, I’m sure you would agree, indispensable in the kitchen.  While salt and pepper pack a mean one-two against blandness, a dish just isn’t complete without a trusty herbal sidekick. I definitely have my favorites, as most people tend … Continue reading

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