02/22/13

Winter Tomato Soup & Crispy Baked Kale with Gruyere Cheese

FRIDAY Winter Tomato Soup {Slow-Cooker}  |  Crispy Baked Kale with Gruyère Cheese This tomato soup is one of our family’s favorites.  It cooks in the slow-cooker which makes it a favorite of mine.  The vermouth adds such a wonderful flavor and don’t be stingy with the dried tarragon.  Using a hand-held immersion blender, once the soup Continue reading → «Winter Tomato Soup & Crispy Baked Kale with Gruyere Cheese»

02/18/13

Sunday Morning in SF & Dinner From “Food & Wine”, March 2013

This week I received {through the magic of the Internet} my March 2013 issue of Food & Wine magazine.  I poured over it’s pages {on my iPad…oh my, every dish looked like it could have been eaten with a fork right from the page}.  Upon my first pass of the issue, I knew this Asian Continue reading → «Sunday Morning in SF & Dinner From “Food & Wine”, March 2013»

02/12/13

Cupcakes {Part One}!

MONDAY Sliced Brisket with Onions on Soft Potato Rolls  |  French “Peasant” Beets   Tonight’s dinner was pretty simple…simply reheat the brisket & onions and prepare the beets {the recipe is pretty straight forward}.  So I decided to skip the regular dinner post & tackle my first Valentine’s Day project…Devil’s Food Cupcakes with Ombré Frosting!  I Continue reading → «Cupcakes {Part One}!»

02/11/13

Brisket of Beef, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes & Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts

SUNDAY Nach Waxman’s Brisket of Beef  |  Horseradish Mashed Potatoes  |  Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts SUNDAY…a day of rest…not so much today!   First-of-all, I recently purchased a NIKE Fuel Band.  This little gadget {which adorns my wrist} is helping me to stay on track with my daily, physical activity.  I normally walk/run/hike everyday but this Continue reading → «Brisket of Beef, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes & Oven-Roasted Brussel Sprouts»

02/9/13

Quinoa & Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Well, here we are.  Another Friday & another sunset… Once again, photo credit goes to Maddie.  She took this picture as she waited, with the dogs, for Michael’s ferry from San Francisco to come into the Tiburon Harbor this evening.  Have you captured a sunset in a photograph & would like to share?  I would Continue reading → «Quinoa & Sausage Stuffed Peppers»

01/11/13

Grilled Burgers with Special Sauce, Oven-Baked Onion Rings & Neapolitan Milks

FRIDAY Grilled Burgers with Special Sauce  |  Oven-Baked Onion Rings  |  Neapolitan Milks The first real week of the New Year is over…we made it.  It was a real week because Michael was back at work, children were back at school, activities resumed, reality resumed… After two night’s in a row of having fish for dinner, my carnivore Continue reading → «Grilled Burgers with Special Sauce, Oven-Baked Onion Rings & Neapolitan Milks»

01/8/13

French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches & Spinach Salad

TUESDAY French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches  |  Spinach & Green Apple Salad   I have been noticing quite a few recipes popping up online for this grilled sandwich.  They all sound wonderful!  But I am a creature of habit.  I have been making French Onion Soup for years {experimenting with different techniques} and I have Continue reading → «French Onion Grilled Cheese Sandwiches & Spinach Salad»

12/3/12

Roast Beef Sandwiches & A Return Trip to the Equine Hospital

MONDAY Roast Beef Sandwiches with Baby Arugula, Caramelized Onions & Crumbled Bleu Cheese  |  Carrot & Apple Soup Mondays… Maddie & I left early this morning for the barn up in Petaluma.  We were lucky…after days of torrential downpours of rain the sun made a welcome appearance!  Today, we needed to pack up “King” {our Continue reading → «Roast Beef Sandwiches & A Return Trip to the Equine Hospital»