About a month ago, I started to review a cookbook for Cookbooker, a website for reviewing cookbooks and recipes from those cookbooks. There was a challenge involving a cookbook meant to provide lots of flavorful dishes with minimal time and labor. I didn’t own the cookbook but started with the freebie recipes. Thanks to my… Continue reading Garlic-Lime Steak w/ Horseradish Mashed Potoates
Thanksgiving is just over two weeks away. I have been saving recipes for new things to try. Except I may not be making Turkey Day dinner this year. Guess I better get our schedule figured out ASAP. We are thinking of going to visit my brother, his wife and their new baby. SO maybe I… Continue reading Thanksgiving
My e-mail inbox is out of control. I’m using the new Priority Inbox at Gmail but it is still stuffed full of old newsletters, mailing list digests and of course the non-spam spam (that would be the ‘today only!! Sale!!!’ announcements from any website you have ever purchased from*). I have been ruthless in my… Continue reading Chili Balsamic Marinated Sirloin with Linguine and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
We are back from vacation and I have tons to write about. I suffered mightily during our time in Canada- no internets? no twitter? no phone calls that don’t cost 79 cents a minute? I wish I had thought about what roaming in Canada would mean with a smartphone but I did not. THEN, we… Continue reading Post-Vacation Hangover
A long awaited, do what we want vacation. Begins NOW. We are headed to Vermont but will be stopping on Montreal first. I’ve driven through Montreal but never stayed there. I think we will stay one or two nights then head towards Waitsfield, VT (site of our honeymoon). From there? There has been talk… Continue reading Vacation!