Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Suzi and I hope you have had a lovely Thanksgiving and we hope the rest of your holiday season is marvelous. You may have noted that over the past few months the blogging here has been a bit erratic. In July I had a health issue crop up and we’ve been resolving...
Cookbook Review: Secret-Layer Cakes by Dini Kodippili

Cookbook Review: Secret-Layer Cakes by Dini Kodippili

Dini Kodippili is the creator of The Flavor Bender, a website devoted new, often wildly creative ways to prepare food. Her blog has both savory and sweet but this first book of hers, Secret-Layer Cakes, I think exposes a secret about her: she has a sweet tooth any of...
Caramel Velvet Apple Pie from Abigail Johnson Dodge

Caramel Velvet Apple Pie from Abigail Johnson Dodge

  We have just 9 days to Thanksgiving. It’s not just one day now. By next Tuesday, millions of us will be on the road. We’ll be feasting until the next Sunday and that long, slow drive home. [Suzi and I have decided to NEVER travel on that Sunday. We drift...
TBT Recipe: Risotto with Gorgonzola Cheese

TBT Recipe: Risotto with Gorgonzola Cheese

It’s November. Deep fall. Time for comfort food. From five years ago, here’s risotto at its best. Tales of Risotto is one of those little gems that you will enjoy for years. Written by Jean Govoni Salvadore and Luciano Parolari, Tales says it will lead you...