Israeli CousCous Salad with Shrimp

Sorry, no pics today, but a simple, easy and delicious light recipe, good for lunch, dinner, pot luck, bbq side – it’s a very versatile dish. Serves 4 as an entree INGREDIENTS: 1 Romaine heart washed and cut into bitesize pieces 2 C shredded purple cabbage 2 C Large pearl couscous 2 1/4 C water 1 C each: diced cucumber, red or yellow sweet pepper, … Continue reading Israeli CousCous Salad with Shrimp

Chicken livers with Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms & Bacon

This dish is old school and not for the cholesterol or calorie watching crowd, but, since I make it about once every 18 months, I’m not too worried. As you know if you’ve been following, I have a household of men who like their food, so, where I would normally make 1# of chicken livers for 3 of us, today I made 2#. There is … Continue reading Chicken livers with Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms & Bacon

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.