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.
Welcome to the first annual (hopefully there will be more) “We Call Him Yes!Chef!” Virtual Holiday Home Tour.Read More Deck The Halls Holiday Home Tours Part I Plus bonus Scotch Shortbread
Now, here’s a recipe that can be made quickly and is great for a weeknight autumn evening. Satisfying, spicy, shrimpy and delicious. But, don’t forget to remove the shells from the shrimp.Read More Who left the shrimp feet in the Brazilian Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Stew?
Ah, here it is…autumn cooking. Isn’t there something special about autumn? Apples, crock pot creations, baked sweet potatoes, spaghetti? The kitchen is in constant ‘good smell’ mode in autumn.Read More Busy as Bees Crockpot Balsamic Beef
Last year when I was in the throes of looking for perfect homemade ice cream recipes, I found a couple of recipes for Ice Cream Sandwiches that I thought would be fun to make. Well, time moves along, and next thing I knew it was this summer. Then there was the wedding and now we […]Read More Ice Cream Sandwiches where Homemade Ice Cream meets Brownie meets Roasted Soda Crackers meets Angora Ridge
I love steak. I am not a meat and potatoes girl. I am a steak with yummy sauces girl. Although I will eat potatoes when Yes!Chef! makes them (and he loves potatoes), I can do without them for the most part. But pair up a great steak (and that includes ground up types of steak […]Read More Steaks and Mistakes or This is the best Flank Steak and Chimichurri meal that I have ever made
As promised, here is more of the food that Yes!Chef! prepared for his daughter’s wedding shower: Blue Cheese and Pistachio Wrapped Grapes. If you have never made these before, this is the time of year to try these. They are cool and refreshing, sweet, crunchy and spicy. I am of the opinion that bright colors […]Read More A wedding in the family: Wedding Shower Part II – Blue Cheese Wrapped Grapes with Spicy Pistachios