Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Slow Life

We are, as you are probably, verrry busy this time of year. One thing I have been trying recapture lately is a “slow” lifestyle, which is much easier to cultivate during the Summer for me. Most of us go to … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner

In honor of our “adopted” daughter Mary and her man Mintu being in town for the Holidays, we had a rare Sunday evening gathering – such fun ! I made a large Antipasto Platter, Mussels, Garlic Mushrooms, Brussels Sprouts with … Continue reading

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Market Beer Rocky River

Situated next to its sister restaurant, Market Beer is the newest venture from the owners of Wine Bar Rocky River. The venue features contemporary American fare including soups, sandwiches and entrees. We had the Ahi Tuna Wontons, Stuffed Banana Peppers … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Mashed

Trying to create something new, I made this for our Saturday dinner guests – and it was great ! Skin and boil the potatoes, add room temperature Goat Cheese, a little Cream or Milk and whip to perfection (I used … Continue reading

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Deagan’s Kitchen & Bar (4th visit)

No, we are not obsessed – we just REALLY LOVE this new Lakewood gem, and on this visit we invited a couple friends ! Ilsa and I had Calamari, Pommes Frites and…wait for it…Braised BBQ Pork Cheeks – WOW ! … Continue reading

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Brenden Paul Winslow

Merry Christmas from my Godchild and little buddy, with his train at his parents home in Sacile, Italy.

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Soup for 40

Back in the day when I used a lot of recipes, I came across a Betty Crocker Cookbook recipe for a Wild Rice Soup – people LOVED it ! Every now and again I get a request for it, usually … Continue reading

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