Grilled Pork Chops Diablo

I know I have mentioned that pork is pretty inexpensive here. Still, I don’t like paying for stuff I’m not going to eat. Both pork and lamb chops tend to have a long ‘tail’ on them that is primarily fat with a little meat. Most people love it but I have never been a fan … Continue reading…

Parsley and Olive Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Before getting our darling little puppies (that just turned 3) I had my herb garden along the front fence. It was destroyed in less than a month I moved it to the side of the house, outside of the fence, safe from romping dogs. Apparently, that side of the house has a bit of a … Continue reading…

Fettuccine with Pepper, Meat Sauce, dogs, dogs and more dogs

I’ve been meandering down memory lane again. My external hard drive crashed. The one I keep all my photos on. I have them backed up (thankfully) but I still have to go through them all, sort them out, get them organized, etc. There are some of the girls’ family photos following the recipe…. Fettuccine with … Continue reading…

Quinoa Drop Biscuits, mouse stories

It’s soup season. For me there are only two things that make winter tolerable. The first is that I don’t have a long list of outdoor chores every day – no hoeing and mowing and trimming and all that sort of stuff. The second is the soup. I love soup. Mon mari accepts soup…. As … Continue reading…

Grilled Chicken With Balsamic Herb Marinade

We’ve been having thunderstorms lately. Thunderstorms means no computer, no internet and no phone. With thunderstorms often there is heavy rain. Heavy rain means no TV reception. It seemed like a good time to look at cookbooks. I have a lot of ‘little’ cookbooks that I’ve bought over the years…  one on pumpkins, one on … Continue reading…

Zucchini Timbales with Basil and Tomato

Two weeks of cold and rain has not done wonders for my garden. It seems that compromise is not in the weather picture this year. On Wednesday I had a garden full of green tomatoes, just waiting for the sun to ripen. On Thursday they gave up, the plants turned brown and the tomatoes are … Continue reading…