Category: Entrees

January 14, 2017 Carol No comments exist

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. ― The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934 A few summers ago I was blessed with a visit from my BFF. Joan lives in Ohio, and I…

January 7, 2017 Carol No comments exist

Honestly, what’s for dinner when you can’t get to the grocery store? Desperation cooking brings out the creativity in us! One evening, when the scene outside my window resembled the one in the picture, I conjured up this delicious dish!   For the basic white sauce, see Basic White Sauce. NE Snowstorm Desperation Casserole

December 11, 2016 Carol No comments exist

Have you ever tried stuffed baked potatoes? I love them!    I first fell in love with “jacket potatoes” (as the Brits call them) when I visited England. They seemed to be everywhere … from tea rooms to museum cafes to fancier restaurants. See Baked potato | BBC Good Food for some great ideas!   The…

November 16, 2016 Carol No comments exist

Crêpes often consist of three components: the crêpes themselves, a filling, and a topping. Our recipe for Cherry-Berry Crêpes Magnifique has a wonderful cheese filling. Topped off with a beautiful red cherry-berry sauce, it makes it a perfect choice for Christmas or Valentine’s Day!   The first step in any crêpe recipe is making the…

October 28, 2016 Carol No comments exist

I have read and tested dozens of lasagna recipes. Now I can stop looking! This recipe makes simply perfect lasagna! No need to make a tomato sauce. It uses canned diced tomatoes. I use organic Muir Glen, and the flavor is superb. No need to parboil noodles. You use “regular” noodles, and you don’t parboil them….