Monthly Archives: August 2011


Last week we had grilled eggplant parmesan.  The taste of the red sauce led George to ask for lasagna this week; the real thing, not the rollups I made last time.  So I got busy making my tomato sauce.  My … Continue reading

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Tuna Steaks

Last night we had Ahi tuna steaks for dinner.  I bought the steaks at Trader Joe’s so they came frozen.  There is nothing better than fresh tuna steaks on the grill.  But sometimes all I can get is frozen.  When … Continue reading

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A Trio of Appetizers

Last night our gourmet group had a rare “casual” dinner.  It took place at the home of a member with a pool; yes there was swimming involved.  This gathering was more about getting together than gourmet eating.  Our hosts supplied … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan

Tonight we are having Eggplant Parmesan.  My red sauce is merrily cooking away, down to a nice thick sauce,  and permeates the whole house with a great tomato sauce smell.  Normally Eggplant Parmesan is made with breaded eggplant but tonight … Continue reading

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The Forest

Yesterday, after our guests had left for the day and the inn had been tidied, we decided to get out for a while and take a drive (since Boz the Wonder Dog goes almost everywhere with us, this is our form … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins

If you own a Bed and Breakfast you make muffins.  You also bake a lot of cookies but that’s another story.  Earlier this week I had guests who had to leave at 4AM.  You read that right 4 in the … Continue reading

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Sweet Peaches

Has anyone else noticed how hard it is to purchase truly ripe fruit?  Not the stuff that is ripened with gas, that has no taste.   I ‘ m talking about buy it today, take it home and eat it today, … Continue reading

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