Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why I Love Leftovers

I don’t mind leftovers. In fact, with a week like the one I am having leftovers can be the best thing that happens to me! We started out the week with a meeting of our Gourmet group on Sunday. The theme for … Continue reading

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A Chile By Any Other Name

Last week I received the March issue of Sunset Magazine and, as it was an issue dedicated to food, I dove right in.  Loved the article about Mexican Markets, especially as they talked about Pro’s Ranch, the one I visit most often.  And the cover – A picture of a burger … Continue reading

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Almost A Disaster

Yesterday was Valentine’s day.  George and I don’t go out for dinner on Valentine’s Day; too crowded.  Instead we celebrate with a really nice meal at home.  Last night we had steak with twice baked potatoes, a salad and chocolate … Continue reading

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Orange Spinach Stuffing It Is!

I was hoping to get this blog written on Monday or Tuesday but my volunteer work got in the way.  Better late than never! Last week as I was making up my menu I found a recipe for a stuffed pork tenderloin that looked pretty … Continue reading

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The Attack of the Event Food Day

How can one week have so many food days?  What’s a food day?   That’s any day where food is an integral part of the event.   This week we have the Chinese New Year, Fat Tuesday and Valentines day.  All in ONE WEEK. … Continue reading

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The Yin and Yang of Potatoes

If you follow my blog at all you know I believe in the old adage “Waste Not Want Not.”  That means nothing goes to waste in my kitchen if I can avoid it.  Oh I have to admit there have … Continue reading

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Cheese Toss-Up

Yesterday was Super Bowl Sunday.  While it was one of the better super bowl games – football wise – the outcome was not to my liking. But I digress. Super bowl is as much about the eating as the game … Continue reading

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