Out & About

Rino’s Place

By On October 20, 2016

Rino’s Place is a restaurant that has been on my list of places to try.  I discovered the restaurant when it was featured on a Food Network show I reluctantly admit to… Read More


Aunt Elizabeth’s Fresh Apple Cake

By On October 13, 2016

As much as I value the ability to search for recipes and other cooking information online, I will always cherish my cookbooks.  Books that were written without the need to provide a… Read More


One Pot Chicken, Broccoli & Cheese Pasta

By On October 6, 2016

My head is swirling with thoughts this week. These thoughts are neither in need of urgent resolution, nor are they troublesome per se.But there are many it seems ranging from friendship, social media,… Read More


Carrot Ginger Soup

By On September 29, 2016

To get to our daughter’s college in Pennsylvania, it isn’t necessary to drive through the state of New Jersey, but that is exactly what we did last Friday.  My husband needed to… Read More


Parmesan & Poppy Biscuits

By On September 22, 2016

I have written about my cooking group in several posts including Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies (wish I had one right now), Chana Masala (yum), Roast Chicken with Garlic, Lemon & Parsley, and… Read More

Out & About

The Maiden

By On September 15, 2016

One of the best ways I have found to keep track of the many restaurants I want to try is to follow them on Instagram.  If I want to follow a place that… Read More

Out & About

Where Women Cook

By On September 8, 2016

Last February, I received a voicemail from Matthew Mead who is a lifestyle guru, author, photographer and stylist.  He is also the official food photographer for the Associated Press and has his own… Read More

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Links Friday

By On September 1, 2016

Remember a few weeks ago when I wrote this post about not really having anything to write about?  I suggested that rather than admit that it was a quiet week, I could… Read More


Chicken Provence

By On August 25, 2016

One of the things I enjoy about writing this blog is that it feeds my curious nature, in part because I want to be thorough and as accurate as possible before I hit… Read More


Sausage, Corn and Spinach Frittata

By On August 18, 2016

About a month ago, my husband sent me an email with a link to a Wall Street Journal article entitled, Make America Quiche Again: Recipes that bring everyone to the table. … Read More