Category Archive: Dinner


Food Revolutions

Food Revolutions

It is a New Year, and I guess from the looks of the ‘blog land’ we now live in, I am supposed to write a blog instructing you and your family to eat healthier. Honestly why preach that now in … Read more »

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Adventures in Vegan Cooking

Adventures in Vegan Cooking

I consider myself a healthy eater and smart shopper, and clearly advocate the benefits of cooking together as a family, eating healthy, and creating memories, so when Elisabeth asked her Dad and I if a friend could spend the night, we … Read more »

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Our Christmas Eve Dinner

Christmas Eve. I have the tree aglow, candles in the windows, the table set with a royal hunt pattern tableware, sparkling glasses and my parent’s silver. The kitchen is busy and the house fragrant. If I can get Elisabeth to … Read more »

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Holiday Ham

Ham has got to be the simplest meat to cook. You are only heating it up. Pour a bottle of root beer (for a sugary-spice) or a cola in the and then periodically baste and you’ve got a syrupy glaze perfect with … Read more »

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Thanksgiving

This year, instead of rushing out on Black Friday, why not spend some time with your kids and learn a little more about how Thanksgiving originated from the myths, to the actual history, and the food and customs and how … Read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips, Tirades and Tidbits

Thanksgiving dinner… there is enough stress on this day without having to have the whole family showing up. So I am cutting right to the chase without using your time on a long preamble. Your mother or worse mother-in-law has … Read more »

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Signature Dishes

                  It is amazing how a personal favorite dish can fall in and out of favor and how that same dish can evolve when you are inspired to suddenly resurrect it. The … Read more »

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Grilled Peaches

There is nothing new with grilling stone fruit (those with pits). But grilling is the height Summertime Americana dining. Any method to get kids to eat more fruit is a good thing. It stands to reason that if these types of … Read more »

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Elisabeth’s Marinade

So the other day I’m driving Elisabeth home from camp, wondering how I’m going find interesting meals for this kid for the rest of summer vacation, — just like the rest of you, I’m sure. I tell her I have … Read more »

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Easter Lamb

The tradition of having lamb on Easter dates back prior to actual celebration of Easter, when our European ancestors (and I mean most of them) ranging from Scandinavia to Eastern Europe and down through the boot of Italy and every … Read more »

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