Monthly Archives: October 2011

Apple ‘n Cherry Ribs

This Monday Morning Mash-Up recipe is almost a Parfait! – seeing as how it’s stuff I’ve done before – BUT, I’ve tweaked things a bit; taking one part of one recipe and a bit of another, then tossing one pretty … Continue reading

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Chili from a box?

Yup. We try to limit the packaged food we eat, saving the ‘helper’ type stuff for a once in a while treat; but Rich came across this box o’ chili fixin’s on a recent stroll through Woodman’s and suddenly had … Continue reading

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Parfait! Angeletti Di Saronno

Little Italian Cookies. TASTY little Italian cookies. EASY tasty little Italian cookies. Ermmm, they’re FAST, too – about an hour from start to finish. The original recipe for this little gem of a cookie, from the very nice folk at … Continue reading

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Pear and Spinach ‘Za

To continue on our theme of pears and cookery books… Cousins were visiting from Canada, and on some of our travels, I took them to my not-so-new favorite book store – Half Priced Books in Highland Park (you may recall … Continue reading

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Pear Custard Impossible Pie

We got a really sweet card celebrating our wedding from Rich’s mom the other day; and a cute little Hallowe’en one as well, filled with coupons and recipes, including a recipe for Pear Bread (!) How did mom know I … Continue reading

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Espresso and Orange Chocolate Mousse

The full story of my history, then subsequent search, and attempt to recreate, my Aunt Buzz’s long lost blender chocolate mousse is here, if you’re interested. If you’re not, let’s just say that I was in the mood for a … Continue reading

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Coq au Riesling

This is one of those recipes I’ve had banging around my ‘make this’ folder for quite a while; and the weather, the sales flyer at our local market, and the occasion – October Game Night – all came together to … Continue reading

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White French Dressing

“I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.” I featured this Douglas Adams quote in Food for Thought back in March, and couldn’t help but recall it when I … Continue reading

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Parfait! Buzzy’s Amazing WonderCheeez!

There are times that, even with a very well stocked cheese drawer, you find yourself in need of a dairy product that melts really nicely. My pimiento cheese melts pretty well on burgers, but the cheddar loses a bit of … Continue reading

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Spiced Pear Cookies

I had a bowl of pears that I thought were a bit too, ermmm, ripe for just plain eating, but I was not feeling the love for making a spiced pear cake, or even for playing around with the classic … Continue reading

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