beef stew for 2

The summer has abruptly ended on the west coast; last night's rain brought morning fog and a damp chill to the air. Switching cooking gears from a dinner of fresh garden produce to liberating the crock pot from the back of the cupboard was foremost on my mind this morning. I took myself to the … Continue reading beef stew for 2

holy grail

"You will discover that cooking is more than making food. It could your 'holy grail' for a happier, closer family." I have been collecting recipes since I was a child. My first one, which I still have in my own handwriting, is for clam chowder. I keep it, and all the other pages from magazines, … Continue reading holy grail

better than takeout mini egg rolls

My hubby and I try to cook at home rather than eating out. But sometimes take-out menus are what we crave, and when that happens, like this rainy Sunday in November, it is very difficult to keep within our budget and not splurge on already-prepared food either from a restaurant or a box from the … Continue reading better than takeout mini egg rolls