Compound (Garlic) Butter

    Compound butter is virtually any butter that has something else mixed in it.  It sounds a little more sophisticated than “garlic . . .

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Garden Daybook 3/27/14

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From  The Gardener’s Way – A Daybook of Acts and Affirmations, by Maureen Gilmer, comes this  old Scottish prayer: “O Lord who painteth . . .

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Braised Leg of Lamb

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Easter is here and my Eastern European roots are showing. Lamb is more Serbian or Greek than Russian or Polish, which I am, but . . .

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Chicken Cacciatore

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  As I often mention, there are usually ample opportunities for substitutions and personal preferences in recipes.  This recipe is no different.  In . . .

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Hummus - With Linda's Help!

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I first tasted  good Hummus on a trip to The Treehouse with Linda, Dottie, Annie, and Lisa. Linda whipped up a batch for . . .

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Stuffed Cabbage - A family recipe

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AHHH! The smell of stuffed cabbage – – heaven! When Mary Ann and I were growing up Stuffed Cabbage was served at every family . . .

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Garden Daybook 11/14/13

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Our local weatherman, Dick Goddard, predicted an early winter followed by an early spring. As you can see, early winter is here. Snow . . .

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Baked Ziti

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  Were you a Soprano’s fan? Do you ever get an itch for “Soprano” food? It seemed like Carmella always had some in . . .

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