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…. Read More

Pulled Pork Sandwiches and Print Competitions

  Yes!Chef! loves pork.  Until he started cooking pork for me, I always turned up my nose at any mention of recipes that included pork.  My experience with pork has been dried up meat that needed lots of barbecue sauce in order… Read More

“Pickles are so firm. Pickles are so crunchy. Do you have a pickle. For when I need a munchie?” The Pickle Song

“Buckwheat: Do you like pickles? Porky: i think they stink! Buckwheat: I love pickles Porky: My mum makes me eat them Buckwheat: I’m crazy about em! Porky: I’ll sell you my pickle for a nickle Buckwheat: How bout 2 cents.. Porky:Ok Buckwheat:… Read More

Pulled Pork Sandwiches al Fresco and a Family Celebration

I think I’ve mentioned before that my family loves to get together and celebrate.  Frequently, we have nothing special to celebrate, but we just like to get together, laugh and eat good food.  However, on Sunday we had many reasons to celebrate: … Read More

“How about a lunch date?” my friend, Pam, asked me the other day via email.  I’m always up for getting together with her, so we met yesterday at a little French cafe called Cafe Rolle in Sacramento, CA.  It’s located in one… Read More