Cookbooks, recipes, travel and sarcasm

Month: April 2018

Tagliatelle with walnuts and lemon – Plenty More

Tagliatelle with walnuts and lemon – Plenty More

Just last week I posted a recipe for an easy weeknight meal for sauteed tortellini.  The idea was finding a dish that was elegant enough to serve for friends but easy enough to serve on a weeknight.  This Tagliatelle recipe could also be an easy […]

Easy Weeknight Meal – Sauteed Tortellini with Prosciutto and Greens – Celebrate the Rain

Easy Weeknight Meal – Sauteed Tortellini with Prosciutto and Greens – Celebrate the Rain

To be really honest with you, there are very few times I “Celebrate the Rain.”  I am a warm weather fan and sometimes, the spring seems to go overboard with hanging on to winter.  This is evidenced by the snow we had just yesterday in […]

Pear Galette – The Forest Feast for Kids

Pear Galette – The Forest Feast for Kids

My kids are so awesome.  Like, truly awesome.  They are both so smart and funny and all the things you say about your own kids.  But I have to be honest here.  I’m not the most patient person in the world. I absolutely hate to […]

S’mores Crepes – The stuff your breakfast dreams are made of

S’mores Crepes – The stuff your breakfast dreams are made of

Full disclosure here, I’m not a sweets person.  I could completely take dessert out of my life and be cool with it.  I don’t live alone though and the fact is, the other three members of my family do love sweets.  Although dessert is rare […]

Macau-Style Pork Chop Sandwich – Appetites by Anthony Bourdain

Macau-Style Pork Chop Sandwich – Appetites by Anthony Bourdain

So unless you live under a rock, you know who Anthony Bourdain is.  He’s quirky and adventurous, not at all politically correct but honest as hell and very smart.  Being a traveler myself, I love his CNN Parts Unknown show, where he travels to places around […]

Route 66 Burgers – The Maverick Cookbook

Route 66 Burgers – The Maverick Cookbook

  Throughout my life, I’ve been so fortunate to eat my way through the far reaches of this world and their many unique flavors.  I’ve eaten pili pili in Congo, pizza in Naples and tostones in Nicaragua.  Although I could probably happily live off of […]