Well, here we are again. Blogging twice in one week has to be a record. But while we were at Lake Tahoe and a little cooped up because of the snow, I decided to make a sweet bread. It wasn’t particularly cold (40’s during the day), and we were able to get out every day […]Read More Orange Macadamia Cream Cheese Bread or That Name is Too long!
Picadillo: ( “mince”) is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also Arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash. It is made with ground beef, tomatoes (tomato sauce may be used as a substitute), and other ingredients that vary by region. It […]Read More Crock Pot Picadillo and a Cold Winter Day
I think anyone who reads this blog knows how our family feels about home made soup. We love it. We even love soup in the summer as long as it is a cold soup like gazpacho. Many soups are also good for the waist-line (and every other body line, for that matter) and many people […]Read More Get over your wintertime blues with French Onion Soup!
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
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?