A lot of things can happen in a few short months. Yes!Chef! and I have been busy…and a little lazy about blogging. As I have mentioned, Yes!Chef! has a day job that sometimes takes him out of town for several weeks. And, since I am a photographer, by trade, I have also been busier than […]Read More Asian Meatballs and Mendocino
It’s been a busy and hectic couple of months for the Schmautzhaus and Yes!Chef! and I have not had much time to attend to this poor little blog. I apologize and promise to do better in the new year.Read More Merry Christmas Cookies and Cheer!
I love soup…especially homemade soup. I think there is nothing more homey and comforting than soup. It makes the house smell good. It warms me up. It can be easily shared. It can be frozen for a later date. It’s economical. And, it gets better the next day. What more could you ask of food?Read More Turkey Soup: It’s what’s for supper (and probably lunch)
A couple of months ago we were contacted by a cookware manufacturing company by the name of Magefesa. They wanted to know if we would try out their cookware and then report on it on this blog. We were delighted to do so. They sent us a complete set of cookware, 2 frittata pans and […]Read More Chili Today, Hot Tamale or The Pressure’s On
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: it was the first time the whole family had been together since Christmas, […]Read More Pulled Pork Sandwiches al Fresco and a Family Celebration
Yesterday, we awakened to snow. It wasn’t a lot at first and there was still a little snow on the ground from the day before. But, as the day progressed the storm increased and the snow continued to fall all day until we had almost a foot of snow. The Sierras have been suffering this […]Read More It’s Cold Enough for Oatmeal or Can I have an Oatmeal Cookie for Breakfast?