Cobb Salad & Dry Poaching Chicken Breasts

THURSDAY As I mentioned yesterday, I have fallen a bit behind this week.  One thing leads to another and here I sit on Saturday morning chatting with you about our dinner on Thursday night.  I know I could have let this one slide…you probably would never have noticed the missing post…but this salad deserves its Continue reading → «Cobb Salad & Dry Poaching Chicken Breasts»


BLT Sandwiches & Chilled Corn Soup

TUESDAY Bacon, Arugula & Heirloom Tomato Sandwiches with Burrata Cheese  |  Chilled Corn Soup   OK…things have been getting a little crazy around here.  School may be out for the summer but our schedule hasn’t slowed down a bit!  Max’s freshman football team has workouts everyday which he only misses to play with his LL Continue reading → «BLT Sandwiches & Chilled Corn Soup»


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»


Pappardelle & Mushrooms

We are a meat & potatoes kind of family.  Both Michael & I were raised in large, Irish families on the East Coast where dinner usually consisted of some inexpensive cut of meat, slow-cooked, and served with a gravy, potatoes {mashed or baked} and a steamed green vegetable {or a salad}.  Chicken was considered the Continue reading → «Pappardelle & Mushrooms»


Chicken Parmesan & The Most Famous Tomato Sauce on the Internet

WEDNESDAY Chicken Parmesan & Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce SUPERLATIVES seem to be today’s theme.  But before we get to the {Internet} world’s Most Famous Tomato Sauce, take a look at… Frankly, most of these do not tempt me in the least BUT, I wouldn’t mind #5 on the list… Well, that was amusing, now back to Continue reading → «Chicken Parmesan & The Most Famous Tomato Sauce on the Internet»

Ancho & Pasilla

Texas-Style Short Rib Chili with Guacamole & Chips

FRIDAY Texas-Style Short Rib Chili   |   Homemade Guacamole & Tortilla Chips Take a look outside my window… The rain started over night and has not let up…I love being in the kitchen on days like this. The dogs wander into the kitchen to join me as I pour myself a large mug of Continue reading → «Texas-Style Short Rib Chili with Guacamole & Chips»