Pumpkin Soup & Thyme~Roasted Grapes with Ricotta and Grilled Bread

MONDAY Pumpkin Soup  |  Thyme~Roasted Grapes with Ricotta and Grilled Bread   “One day many years ago a man walked along and stood in the sound of the ocean on a cold sunless shore and said, “We need a voice to call across the water, to warn ships; I’ll make one. I’ll make a voice Continue reading → «Pumpkin Soup & Thyme~Roasted Grapes with Ricotta and Grilled Bread»


Galway Downs ~ Here We Come!

  It is time for me to step out of the kitchen and hit the road…girls, horses & Tuffy in tow.  In the early hours, well before dawn on Monday morning, we will begin the 11-hour journey south to Temecula, California.  Our destination: the Galway Downs 2013 International Three-Day Event & Horse Trials.  Both Madison Continue reading → «Galway Downs ~ Here We Come!»


Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup with Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches

MONDAY Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup  |  Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches with Dijon on Sourdough Bread   Have you ever noticed the correlation between how wonderful a weekend was and how, well, “non-wonderfully” the following Monday manifests itself?  I did…today.  Nothing disastrous, mind you, but overwhelming…not because of an overall importance to mankind but rather a result Continue reading → «Pumpkin~Parmigiano Soup with Grilled Cheddar & Apple Sandwiches»


November 18, 2012

SUNDAY  Meatloaf with Brown Gravy  |  Mashed Potatoes  |  Peas with Parmesan MONDAY {Slow Cooker} French Onion Soup  |  Caesar Salad TUESDAY Herb-Roasted Pork Subs with Garlicky Spinach  |  Chunky Applesauce WEDNESDAY Cracked Dungeness Crab with Butter & Lemon  |  Epi Baguettes  |  Harvest Cheese Board THURSDAY Butter-Rubbed Roast Turkey  |  Giblet Gravy  |  Sausage Continue reading → «November 18, 2012»


October 28, 2012

SUNDAY Roast Chickens  |  Dijon Brussel Sprouts  |  Applesauce with Rosemary & Brown Butter MONDAY Parmigiano Pumpkin Soup  |  Seasonal Fruit TUESDAY Chicken & Wild Rice Salad  |  Leftover Parmigiano Pumpkin Soup WEDNESDAY Stuffed Pumpkin  |  Mixed Green Salad  |  “Witches’ Brew” THURSDAY FRIDAY Grilled Chicken Breasts with Sage Pesto  |  Baked Potato Chips SUNDAY Continue reading → «October 28, 2012»


October 21, 2012

SUNDAY Perfect Roast Beef  |  Gravy  |  Whipped Potatoes  |  Fennel, Orange & Red Onion Salad MONDAY Roast Beef Sandwiches with Gravy & Simple Cranberry Sauce TUESDAY  Pumpkin Lasagne  |  Cranberry, Fig & Pinot Noir Chutney WEDNESDAY Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup  |    Rustic Bread with Balsamic Dip THURSDAY Spicy Oven-Fried Chicken |  Kale & Continue reading → «October 21, 2012»


A Beautiful New Pumpkin & a Really Good Friend

Despite having returned from a horse show last weekend I find myself a bit ahead of the game…I have just posted this week’s dinner journal entry AND I have next week’s menu finished & the grocery shopping done!!! I am SO excited about this coming week’s menu…as I was pouring through recipes this week, the Continue reading → «A Beautiful New Pumpkin & a Really Good Friend»