And so my favorite season started on September 23. Well, my favorite season after the Christmas season. But fall makes me happy. I love the beauty of the changing colors, clouds in the sky, fires in the fireplace and sweaters. Here in the Sierras, we also look forward to the rain. AdvertisementsRead More Mulligatawny Soup with Apple/ Mango Salsa. It calms the soul in times of stress.
“Lisa: I’m going to become a vegetarian Homer: Does that mean you’re not going to eat any pork? Lisa: Yes. Homer: Bacon? Lisa: Yes, dad. Homer: Ham? Lisa: All those meats come from the same animal Homer: Right, Lisa. Some wonderful, magical animal.”Read More Pork: it’s what’s for supper…Pork Tenderloin Salad
Barbecue! That word conjures up summer and swimming and fresh fruit and veggies and meat cooking on the grill. And…the age old argument about barbecue sauce. Should it be sweet or tart? Homemade or store bought? Meat marinated in the sauce or used after the meat is cooked? We are here to say, “Yes!” to […]Read More A little sauciness from Yes!Chef!…barbecue basics
Appetizers for Low Carbers or Gluten Free-ers or just hungry peopleRead More Cool as a (Stuffed) Cucumber…Blue Cheese Dip Stuffed Cucumbers
A family that we know very well visited the East Coast this last month. They took lots of pictures of their trip which we enjoyed seeing on Facebook. They did make a stop in Maine and began showing photos of lobster rolls. I couldn’t get my mind off lobster rolls (especially after seeing so many […]Read More “That’s the way we roll” Shrimp Rolls
We are still waiting to move in to the Mid Century Modern home (affectionately known as The Money Pit) that we are remodeling. The only items left are putting together the Easy Closet System (looks complicated) and getting our brand new Induction Range working. We haven’t even had a chance to use it yet (except once […]Read More Bring-Your-Own-Chair Easter Event or “I don’t normally like cauliflower, but I like this Cauliflower”
Since Christmas, I have not written a new post. This mostly stemmed from Yes!Chef! spending quite a bit of time out of town for his day job and so he really didn’t do much cooking. This was a tragedy for me, because I had to cook for myself and the blog.Read More Sunny with a Chance of Thai Meatballs