Roasted Orange Spiced Carrots

Roasted Orange Spiced Carrots

  It has been a cold summer, record cold. So it took time for the sun to bake sweetness into the carrots. Finally, finally Suzen and I have found “sweet ones” at our local farmers market. Actually, with this recipe, carrots of any age or sweetness...
Blue Cheese Dressing with Bacon Crumbles

Blue Cheese Dressing with Bacon Crumbles

Is it possible to ever tire of blue cheese dressing? Can you serve it without the bacon crumbles? I suppose if I went 20 or 25 days straight, I might begin to show a patina of disdain. I’m not sure. And, for sure, I am not going to try. This is one dish that I...
Plum Appetizers: Plain and Simple and Perfect

Plum Appetizers: Plain and Simple and Perfect

  How do you eat? Literally. Figuratively. Forks and knieves but also noses and eyes. “What are you going to do with these?” I asked Suzen. I was holding some very fresh and fragrant plums. “Put them in the bowl,” she said. “You want...