Lentil Loaf!

…Or, The Fine Art of Chopping Finely…(see Recipes Page) Aaaah, Homonyms. But enough English review for the day….Let’s get cooking! Advertisements

Valentine’s Day: treats, fondue, l<3ve

Today was Valentine’s Day. I accomplished two things: 1) Share the love with co-workers:                 2) Share the love at home: I hope everyone enjoyed the day and/or night with those people, animals, places or things that they love most.

Polenta al Radicchio ai Ferri (Polenta and Grilled Radicchio)

There’s your Italian lesson for the day.   So, as promised, my attempt at creating dinner after a week of slovenly dining out and even worse, ordering in (on the laziness scale, actually going somewhere to eat outranks having someone deliver food to your door where you might possibly answer in your pajamas): I have…

Super Bowl Cocoa Crispers Foodballs

First of all, YAY PACKERS! OK, that’s out of the way.  I saw this recipe on the ModCloth Blog (click) and they were an easy and pretty quick dish to take to the “foos-ball” and commercial-watching hang-out.  Even the little neighbor kids who randomly stopped by came back to take more home to their family,…

Free Texas Beer!*

* That’s “free” as in liberate, not “free” as in gratis 😉 Check out the Events & Activities page if you are interested in Texas beer and making it more readily available at your regular haunts…

Friday night is Awesome night…

…because we made pizza from scratch for the first time. First up: Dough.  We took dear fiancé’s Italian grandmother’s bread recipe, rolled it out and popped it in the oven at 400° for 1o minutes. All said and done, the pizza took about 20-25 minutes to cook at 375°.  Easy, breezy, and way cheaper than…