Pesto Potato Salad; more canal

Easy Pesto Potato Salad

This is another simple, easy recipe. Or not. I planted my basil along the edge of my potager, as I always do. This year the winter squash went crazy and before I could stop the squash my basil was totally covered in huge leaves. I accepted defeat and planted a few pots by the pool … Continue reading…

3 Delicious and Easy to Make Meat Meals

I get, on average, 3 requests to do a guest post every day. Typically, they start out by telling me how much they love this blog and then ask to promote an on-line gambling site. For the record, I am not opposed to gambling. I’ve played more than a few hands of blackjack in Las … Continue reading…

Cooking for Two

I did a post a few years ago on 'cooking for one'. I had seen a cook book entitled 'Cooking for One or Two'.  At the time I wrote: "Cooking for one is exactly as different from cooking for two as it is from cooking for 4 or cooking for 12." One cannot make something … Continue reading…

Turkey Broccoli Stir Fry; Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! The theme for this year is 'A Billion Acts of Green'. I checked out the Earth Day site looking for an idea for a topic. I thought about carrying reusable shopping bags, which I've been doing for years. I thought about walking more and driving less; keeping the house at 66F (I … Continue reading…

Warm Stuffed Endive Salad; no purple potatoes for me!

I've never seen a purple potato. Limes, along with pineapple, sweet potatoes, ginger and mangoes are in the 'exotic' section of my supermarket – if anywhere. I have searched in vain to find such outlandish items as frozen fruit – like berries, or, heaven forbid, frozen orange juice. Every spring there are boxes of dirt … Continue reading…