How these easy, cheap meals beat anything processed or prep

November 2, 2022
A few months ago someone asked for $40 to pick up fast food for her family, as emergencies had tapped out her account. She wanted them to eat something "fresh."...

Simple, summer meals

August 8, 2022
As we wind our way toward the end of summer I was looking for some yummy lunch ideas. That inspired me to scroll back in my archives for recipes for simple summer...

How easy avocado toast ideas can spice up your mornings

April 12, 2022
I am an avocado toast purist. But that doesn't mean I don't love me some good avocado toast ideas! Usually, though, I like to slice a ripe avocado, toast a good...

How to fix a quick and easy supper

March 4, 2022
Even though I am at home all day every day, I don't always want to cook a full out meal. So the other cold day, I decided to make grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato...

How to make lemon ice cream from fresh lemons

January 15, 2022
Lemon Ice Cream Two Ways (One with an ice cream maker and one without!) My wonderful bestie used lemons from our trees to make a yummy, creamy lemon ice cream. Since...

Mediterranean vegetarian tart supper

October 27, 2021
Here's a really flavorful and filling vegetarian tart that's easy to put together. What a delicious main course it makes! Especially in fall. And very healthy. ...

Easy scallops recipe for company or a night in

September 21, 2021
Making perfect scallops is easier than you think. I've watched chefs make them on so many cooking shows that if I can't make them by now, well, something's wrong....

Enjoy a delicious burrito recipe

September 8, 2021
  I've lost interest in going out to dinner. Cooking exactly what I want each day is much better and often just as delicious as going to a restaurant. And...

The delight of one fresh peach

August 9, 2021
Out to dinner at a nice restaurant tonight, I shared a lovely ice cream dessert with my husband. It was delicious. But it did not satisfy. Back at home, I...

How we find comfort

August 8, 2019
We find comfort in the familiar and in my husband and my culture, it's the aromas that emanate from a Sicilian kitchen...peppers, onion, garlic, eggplant and...

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