Category Archives: Appetizers & Snacks

The Thermometer’s Reading Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Growing up in North Dakota in a family that loves fish sauce like some people prize bacon, I’m not quite sure where I picked up my love of matzo ball soup. Probably the same place as my penchant for rugelach

The Thermometer’s Reading Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Growing up in North Dakota in a family that loves fish sauce like some people prize bacon, I’m not quite sure where I picked up my love of matzo ball soup. Probably the same place as my penchant for rugelach

My Superpower Is Antifungal (Or The Secret To Gooey Cinnamon Swirl Bread)

Bread and bread-y baked goods are my Achilles’ heel. And no, I didn’t get a dunking in the Styx, thank you very much. I could (and do) eat only bread and some cheese or a few swirls of piquant balsamic

My Superpower Is Antifungal (Or The Secret To Gooey Cinnamon Swirl Bread)

Bread and bread-y baked goods are my Achilles’ heel. And no, I didn’t get a dunking in the Styx, thank you very much. I could (and do) eat only bread and some cheese or a few swirls of piquant balsamic

Salmon Tidbit Soup With Veggie Odds & Ends

I’m my mother’s child. I’m strangely ruthless when it comes to clutter be it clothing or things. My philosophy is unless it’s tax documentation, if it’s not been worn or used for a year, it needs to go to a(nother)

Salmon Tidbit Soup With Veggie Odds & Ends

I’m my mother’s child. I’m strangely ruthless when it comes to clutter be it clothing or things. My philosophy is unless it’s tax documentation, if it’s not been worn or used for a year, it needs to go to a(nother)

All Good Dogs Get No-Bake Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Bites

As someone in the blogosphere mentioned, November contains the American holiday, Thanksgiving, where for one day we gather with friends and family and are grateful for what life has given us. But, is one day really enough? More importantly, isn’t

All Good Dogs Get No-Bake Peanut Butter-Oatmeal Bites

As someone in the blogosphere mentioned, November contains the American holiday, Thanksgiving, where for one day we gather with friends and family and are grateful for what life has given us. But, is one day really enough? More importantly, isn’t

Hits The Spot Vegetable Beef Soup

This is one of my gastronomic “reset” recipes. You know, when you’ve been living it up out at restaurants or slurping down a decadent cream sauce of two? We attended a fund-raiser for the hubby’s work the other night and

Hits The Spot Vegetable Beef Soup

This is one of my gastronomic “reset” recipes. You know, when you’ve been living it up out at restaurants or slurping down a decadent cream sauce of two? We attended a fund-raiser for the hubby’s work the other night and

Déjà Vu Ou Déjà Mangé? Fried Squash Blossoms Part Deux

Despite my moral imperative to tweak and tinker in the kitchen, finding new ways to eat the same thing or wanting to make the same ol’ same ol’ taste juuuust a little better, I often find myself going back to

Déjà Vu Ou Déjà Mangé? Fried Squash Blossoms Part Deux

Despite my moral imperative to tweak and tinker in the kitchen, finding new ways to eat the same thing or wanting to make the same ol’ same ol’ taste juuuust a little better, I often find myself going back to

天麩羅: Attack of Squash Blossom, Salmon & Vegetable Tempura!

My poor mother used to dread leaving us at home when she would go on the rare trip alone with my father. Now, while images of Tom Cruise in Ray-Bans, socks, and a white shirt may go skittering through your

天麩羅: Attack of Squash Blossom, Salmon & Vegetable Tempura!

My poor mother used to dread leaving us at home when she would go on the rare trip alone with my father. Now, while images of Tom Cruise in Ray-Bans, socks, and a white shirt may go skittering through your

Eggplant Love: Grilled, Marinated, & Herbed Eggplant

Most times I find myself tinkering with recipes trying to fine tune them to my tastes or to the materials I have at hand but then every once in a while I stumble upon something that must have been written

Eggplant Love: Grilled, Marinated, & Herbed Eggplant

Most times I find myself tinkering with recipes trying to fine tune them to my tastes or to the materials I have at hand but then every once in a while I stumble upon something that must have been written