Linguine Vongole & Other Things

WEDNESDAY Linguine Vongole {Linguine with Clams in a White Wine & Garlic Broth}   This meal is one that the kids and I really enjoy but Michael not so much so it is a dinner that we save for when he is away.  Michael is on his last day of business in Japan and Max Continue reading → «Linguine Vongole & Other Things»


Citrus & Herbs

MONDAY Capellini with Lemon & Basil   Pasta and lemons must just go together.  Lately, I have bumped into recipes that feature those two ingredients in several places:  Deborah Madison has a version in her Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone, the ladies at Canal House have one as well in their Canal House Cooking, Volume No. Continue reading → «Citrus & Herbs»


Homegrown Herbs & Basil-Mint Lemonade

I inherited my Grandmother’s love to play in the dirt of gardening.  I don’t ever remember a time when I didn’t have a garden to tinker in. Sometimes the garden has been large, such as my Grandmother’s garden, from my childhood, filled with tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, peppers, lettuces & a beloved strawberry patch.  And, sometimes Continue reading → «Homegrown Herbs & Basil-Mint Lemonade»