Monthly Archives: September 2013

Sherry Peppers Sauce

We were on vacation in one of our favorite spots: Door County, Wisconsin; and ‘roughing it’ in my preferred way – in a fully appointed ‘cabin’ with all of the amenities. Except… while I did pack some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Parfait! Plum Jam

It was a beautiful (very) late summer’s day, the sun was shining, the sky blue, a light breeze from of the lake was keeping things just this side of crisp, one of our neighbors was having another garage sale, and … Continue reading

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(Garlic) Sausage ‘n Peppers ‘n Pasta

Garlic, as in Portuguese-style garlic sausage (Linguiça), fresh garlic added with the peppers and onion, and then additional garlic included with the roasted tomatoes added at the end. Our local market stocks their version of my very favorite type of … Continue reading

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Atomic Fire Chicken Wings

A while back, I made some wings that were a riff on a spicy candy-apple thing that KFC used to sell, but mine were baked, not fried (bonus!). They were really, really good, but the cinnamon candies involved are, for … Continue reading

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Jerk Shrimp (for tacos?)

Well, let’s just say that I used these tasty bits o’ shrimp in tacos – with my favorite roasted tomatoes and a bit of lightly ‘waved garlic cheese spread drizzled on top. Nice. But you could, certes, just serve the … Continue reading

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Garlic Cheese Spread

Yeh, I know – in this image they’re little, tiny (single-serve) cheese balls. Balls, spread, call it what you will, you will want to keep this fine little bit o’ cheesy goodness on hand – to spread on crackers, or … Continue reading

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Parfait! Penne Pasta Pizza Casserole – Single Serve!

When I am right, I am right. Earlier this week, I posted about a pretty decent casserole made with penne, Italian sausage, veggies, a nice bit of sauce, some fresh mozz, a bit of shaved Parmesan, and freshly sliced deli … Continue reading

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Best! Oven Roasted Potatoes

It is hard to pass up the offer of pot roast with horseradish sauce, French peas, and nicely seasoned, crispity-perfect, oven roasted potatoes on a damp and dreary late summer’s Sunday afternoon. Now, I know that I just recently posted … Continue reading

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Penne Pasta Pizza Bake

Rich came across this recipe from Angie McGowan on the Betty Crocker site, and thought it looked like a good thing to try. We had some deli pepperoni, fresh mozzarella in the cheese drawer, and a fair bit of my … Continue reading

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We were having folk over for an evening of food and chatting. Bob was going to demonstrate how to make mozzarella at home – pretty simple, and fun, too! – and I thought I’d make a fresh batch of naan … Continue reading

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