Category Archives: CCK

Homemade Ravioli… of the butternut squash variety (with garlic) and laminated pasta

It is a lot of fun to engage houseguest in helping in the kitchen.  It makes everyone feel part of the process –View full post »

Homemade Pizza Crust and what happens after dinner

I finally tried the pizza dough that every raves about – I forget the guys name now, but it rises for 18 hours, andView full post »

Homemade Pasta, Chicken Meatball Fettucini Alfredo

Homemade pasta is really not that hard – the biggest secret to the lightest pasta is 00 flour.  We made someView full post »

Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

I got this recipe from A Sweet Pea Chef – and since I am marathon posting, I will come back to it later to give you theView full post »

Banana Nut Cake

This was pretty good- and I really tried to make just half the recipe, but even half a recipe is often too much forView full post »

Using my lights, because it gets dark so early.

the sugar snap peas have been excellent this time of year – I actually don’t know when they are in season, but so farView full post »

Pan Grilled Chicken with Cabbage and Onion Saute with Cornmeal Cakes

Such an easy dish to make – the simple foods are often the best.  Not complaining though about any complicatedView full post »

Sloppy Joes and Baked Crispy Kale

This was really good – and something I have loved doing for a long time – adding beans into a saucy type ground beefView full post »


One of the very few things that I remember my mother making was fudge!  Old fashioned hershey’s fudge.  I canView full post »