Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Cheese, Glorious Cheese!”

We made a cheese tray for a memorial service recently and let me just say that it was (in my humble opinion) the most glorious display of cheese that I have ever seen outside a cheese shop. It included the … Continue reading

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Three Hour Brownies

Sometimes spending time with my in-laws, the Bookwalters means lending them a hand in the catering kitchen. I enjoy the camaraderie that comes with cooking as a team so I don’t mind a bit. The assignment the first time I … Continue reading

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It’s not grilled cheesus, but….

I dumped an entire bag of frozen blueberries on to my red and white checked kitchen floor this morning and it got me thinking about food as art. Hey! it was kind of pretty! So I went searching the interwebs … Continue reading

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Pearl Jam did it–so should you

Recently, my wife and I, thanks to daughter-in-law, Beverly, went on a “detox” cleansing diet which started with a week of, basically, a vegan diet.  One of the suggested food items was hummus.  We’re all familiar with it but too … Continue reading

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Pomodori Secchi

It has been 234 days since I have been truly satisfied. That is to say, it has been 234 days since I ate a sun-dried tomato from the Campo de’ Fiori. This might be the best and worst thing that … Continue reading

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The Important Stuff

Although very proud to be helping, I learned pretty quickly that making the juice and toasting the bread for Mom’s breakfast-in-bed on Mother’s day was just a good way for my older siblings to say that they didn’t want me … Continue reading

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Who’s ya crawdaddy now?

A very old friend called last night to tell me he was making drunken chicken (and that he was a better cook than me and would be happy to give me lessons–nod nice) and I admitted that well, frankly, I … Continue reading

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