Tag Archives: Lemon

Small Batch Cranberry Relish

I have been making this Julia Child recipe for 30 years, but never thought to scale it back from Ms. Child’s somewhat, ermmm, huge proportions. Starting with three pounds of cranberries gives one rather a lot of cranberry relish, and, … Continue reading

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Lemon & Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Rich came across this recipe somewhere on the web and thought it looked like something he would like. Except… the recipe on the interwebs called it a cake. Annnd, even tho’ the interwebs poster admitted that it was really a … Continue reading

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Veal Chops and a Nifty New Marinade

We’d come across a package of veal chops on a trip to Costco and thought “why not?” – so I went in search of recipe ideas and came up with a compound butter and cooking method that was, well, for … Continue reading

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Two Day Strawberry Jam

First. Before you get all worked up; yes, this jam takes two days – well, really, an overnight – to make, but, most of that time is spent with the strawberries sitting in the sugar and minding their own bidness … Continue reading

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Parfait! A New (and Mebbe Better!) Cocktail Sauce

Rich was scheduled to travel for bidness, so we spent a major holiday quietly at home. We chose to have grilled Margherita ‘Zas! and shrimp cocktail for our dinner, which made me go back and take a look at our … Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Cheese Bundt Cake

So, YEH, mebbe I should’ve tried a bit harder to keep more of the glaze on top of the cake and not pooled on the cake plate; but still and all, this is one fine, and pretty darned simple to … Continue reading

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Baby Broccoli Vinaigrette

Baby broccoli or broccolini; two names, but one very tasty veggie – and it’s wicked simple to toss together, too! We first tried broccolini at our very favorite tapas restaurant, BARcelona Tapas, down in Indianapolis, and really enjoyed the crunchy, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Limoncello

So, you missed your chance at making this lovely lemony liqueur for Thanksgiving, but… FRET YE NOT! If you start this weekend, you’ll have a nice batch o’ the good stuff in plenty of time for holiday snozzling and gift … Continue reading

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Best! Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing

I came across a recipe from the very nice folk at Kraft for a BLT Caesar layered salad that looked too good to not try, tho’ I’d have to make some changes. First, I’d need to scale it back a … Continue reading

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Parfait! Nigella’s Chicken

A new Trader Joe’s opened kindasorta close to our house a while ago, and we decided to check it out. The one (previously) closest to us was always packed with rude, pushy shoppers, and I always needed to psych myself … Continue reading

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