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… Read More

*The above quote is from The Meatball Shop Cookbook.   Yes!Chef! loves meatballs.  And he likes to make big, fat meatballs with lots of flavor, which usually means a high degree of fat.  We are not afraid of fat because, as Julia… Read More

There are three things that say summer to me:  watermelon, fresh ripe tomatoes and sweet corn. The recipe today has all three items…except the corn.  So, I guess technically, it only has two of the best summer ingredients. But, that’s okay because… Read More

“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… Read More