Tag Archive: recipe

love, amish style

Neither David nor I are incredibly into Valentine’s Day (or so we say).  Although, we did wish each other Happy Valentine’s Day this morning, and we did get dressed up and go out to a very… Continue reading

you butter my bread

                 “Bread is the warmest, kindest of all words. Write it always with a capital letter, like your own name.”  – a cafe sign Simple White and Cinnamon Bread (makes two loaves) ½ cup milk… Continue reading

amerigian wafel

Yesterday was the last glorious day of a three-day weekend, and it dawned (and by dawned I mean David and I graced the day with bleary eyes at 11:00 AM) sunny, which in January in… Continue reading

Fizzy fizz

Why is a raven like a writing desk? Because its sipping on a Ramos Gin Fizz, that’s why.   About a year ago in Nashville I was cordially introduced to the Gin Fizz at… Continue reading

Late night cinnamon bread

When I say late night, I do mean late.   This bread was a lovely after thought in a long day full of exhausting jury duty: when faced with difficult decisions I want… Continue reading

Dessert bananas: 1930’s culinary kitsch

When Patti and I were growing up the banana was the ever-present fruit in our house.  It was great on rice cereal and awesome covered in peanut butter.  The banana often popped up… Continue reading

Greek Baked Chicken in Yogurt

This was Patti’s surprise dinner for her boyfriend Caleb on his recent 21st birthday, Greek baked chicken in yogurt, plus rosemary garlic potatoes.  I don’t know about anyone else but on my 21st birthday I ended… Continue reading

Brownies, pure and simple

Why are the Moosewood Cookbook Brownies so legendary?  They are simple, deceptively rich, and taste doubley good after sitting in the kitchen for a night (that’s how you know a really good dessert,… Continue reading

Hello morning, hello cottage cheese pancakes!

Im not a big cottage cheese fan… I can pretty much take or leave it either way.  The texture is strange, the taste is also strange and a bit watery.  However, Iv’e been… Continue reading

Turkish chicken with oranges and warm spices

P I do not do well with the winter, we are not friends.  Fall is wonderful, and I think scarves and layering are lovely and fun up until the end of December, and… Continue reading