Monthly Archives: March 2022

Seared Cod With Mussels and Red Pepper Aioli Sauce

So. Yesterday, we made a truly fine Aioli, and that fine little jar is resting in the fridge. Today, thanks to the nice folk and Food & Wine, we are going to use the entire fine jar to make this, … Continue reading

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Another Aioli

I know, but this one is really, really nice! And easy, too! A quick search of this blog will show that I have posted quite a few Aioli recipes, with home made mayonnaise, adding Siracha and da google knows what … Continue reading

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Nice Guy Corned Beef Hash

One of the nicest things about my Barbecued Corned Beef is the leftovers, and this corned beef was big enough to have leftovers to make Corned Beef Salad and… This corned beef and sweet potato hash with onions and Cheddar … Continue reading

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Oven Poached Eggs

Wait! What? Poached eggs in the oven? Yeppers, and all you need is a muffin tin and a wee, tiny bit of water. Well. And a hot oven too. So, poached eggs with no swirling in boiling water, no fuss, … Continue reading

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Carne Asada Zanzetti

Back in the day, my Aunt Buzz would fry up some ground beef, cook a package of Kraft Mac and Cheese, add a can of Campbell’s tomato soup, heat through, and call it… Zanzetti. And it was very good. Over … Continue reading

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Cheddar & Scallion Buttermilk Biscuits

My husband came across this from the nice folk at and asked if I might could make a batch for our St. Patrick’s Day dinner. I am not a biscuit maker, but the recipe looked straight forward enough, and … Continue reading

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Waldorf Coleslaw

Barbecued Corned Beef? Check. Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread? Gotcha. Now, what to make for a side for our St. Patrick’s Day feast? How about a nice Waldorf Salad, but with a twist? Hint, it’s all about teh cabbage. INGREDIENTS Dressing: … Continue reading

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Aunt Beezy Strikes Again!

Tis the season, after all. Not to be confused with my Aunt Buzz’s Banana Bread, our friend Barb’s Aunt Beezy’s Soda Bread is simply the best of the soda bread genre, and, if you aren’t going Aunt Beezy, you may … Continue reading

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Barbecued Corned Beef

Yep. It is THAT time of year again. They dyed the Chicago River green over the weekend; so that means I will be making my corned beef on Thursday. But… My corned beef is cooked twice – first in the … Continue reading

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Ham Salad

Back in the day, this was my GO TO lunch at school. Well, back then, it was offered on white or wheat bread, not a carb-balance tortilla wrap with added organic Romaine. Still and all… Ham Salad. *SIGH* I have … Continue reading

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