Monthly Archives: June 2019

Blanched Asparagus

I cannot tell you how many times each week I find myself blanching a big batch of asparagus for use in salads and what have you. Especially now that my local markets seem to have them hovering at a bit … Continue reading

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Pápa Sauce

We were having friends over for a bit of wine drinking and, coincidentally, dinner. It was a fine June Saturday afternoon and evening, so I opted to convert an old favorite – Puerto Rican Pork Roast – into a marinated … Continue reading

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Baked Mac and Cheese With Tomatoes and Basil

True confession: growing up, mac and cheese in our house was Kraft Dinner, y’know, in the blue box. Nothing against my mom, who was a pretty awesome cook, but, well, it was Kraft Dinner, it was cheap, easy, and it … Continue reading

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An Old New! Take on Tuna Salad

I was leafing through a magazine while traveling and came up with a really tempting looking – and sounding salad. Instead of a more traditional vinaigrette method, this salad – based on a recipe from The Silver Palate Cookbook – … Continue reading

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