Category Archives: Food

Breakfast al Fresco

We have been having an extraordinarily lovely summer, thus have spent some mealtimes on the deck.  Most notably – the famous “Pre-breakfast Breakfast” feast! Not sure why the pancakes look so dark; weren’t that way in real life.  The cooked … Continue reading

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Calorie Cutting with Tapioca

I am continuing my love affair with tapioca.  Who knew it could be so versatile and useful? I’ve been experimenting with it for several months now, and am finding more and more benefits. Firstly, I must confess that I don’t … Continue reading

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Olive Omelette

On the inside were mushrooms, onions, and extra sharp Cheddar cheese.  It was a good thing that I had my iPhone at the ready, because this baby disappeared right before my very eyes. The one-week report on the cataract surgery … Continue reading

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Special Spinach

There was still a smidge of fresh spinach lurking in the bottom of the package, so I left a bit of the bacon grease in the frying pan and added the spinach.  It cooked beautifully, making a bit of its … Continue reading

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Rigatoni Light

Summer is here, so minimum heat in the kitchen is the goal.  The rigatoni from the other night, combined with the Italian sausage meatballs (with minimum sauce left on them), combined with big chunks of Roma tomatoes and a gigantic … Continue reading

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Italian Meatballs and Stir Fry Peppers

Happily I announce that we are both back in the land of the living! After decades with no serious respiratory problems, at least for me, we both came down with a doozy of a case of the “whatever it is … Continue reading

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Intense Carrots

This dish is not what it probably looks like . . . it is not pasta with a tomato/meat sauce.  As the visible jar would hint, the “sauce” is simply some of the red pepper and eggplant spread that I … Continue reading

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