The First BBQ of Summer – Fall off the bone bbq ribs, slaw & corn on the cob

We grill all the time, all year, all kinds of weather, all kinds of food, but there is something special to the first bbq of the season. So, how did we get there? I had to go to my office this morning, and realized that it was almost noon and I hadn’t defrosted anything for dinner, so I went to Giant and wandered the store … Continue reading The First BBQ of Summer – Fall off the bone bbq ribs, slaw & corn on the cob

Our Easter/Passover Dinner – an almost success.

There will be no photos today. I know I’ve mentioned that Mike and I come to our marriage with different ethic backgrounds and religions. We’ve made it work for 34+ years through compromise, laughter, trust, friendship and passion. We’ve had our ups and downs, but one of the ways we’ve made it work, is to celebrate both our similarities and differences, in life, in philosophy … Continue reading Our Easter/Passover Dinner – an almost success.

Vietnamese Noodle Bowl – or Building a Better Bun

Today was catch up on life day in our house. My husband and I went to our son’s house, which he rents out, to do some painting. Then off and running to the Korean market, grocery store, bank and home again. I decided to do some cooking. We have both Passover and Easter coming up this week, and since we celebrate both, I planned on … Continue reading Vietnamese Noodle Bowl – or Building a Better Bun

Pork Chops & Old Fashioned Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

I was almost prepared for dinner tonight. I remembered to defrost the pork chops. That’s as far as it went. I was a little under the weather today having had an asthma attack this morning and just wanted to do nothing — I did sit at my laptop and handled some communications with clients, but beyond that, I didn’t move much. So, when 5:30 rolled … Continue reading Pork Chops & Old Fashioned Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing