Gotta Love the Quiche

One of my oldest cookbooks, The Way to Cook by Julia Child , provides my “go to” quiche recipe.  I LOVE this recipe for one simple reason.  It is soooo easy to make. First, poke holes with a fork on the boom of your crust and prebake the crust for approx. 10 mins.  Next, decide on…

Dinner is Served, M’Lady

DOWNTON ABBEY – SEASON 3 It is finally here!  Season 3 of Downton Abbey has arrived.     The evening began with a cheese plate featuring cheeses from the British Isles: Colston Bassett Stilton from Neal’s Yard Dairy Cotswold Cheddar with Porter Seaside Cheddar Wensleydale with Cranberries Sparkenhoe Red Leicester Although all of these cheeses…

Whip In – Whip In Good!!!

The Whip In.  A highly eclectic establishment located on I35 just south of Riverside Drive.  We shall share here musings on the food, wine and entertainment that we enjoyed on our first visit to the Whip In. Debra:  My dear friend Gavin has been trying to get me to come hear his band play for…

Cooking at Home for the Holidays

January 2013 One of the best parts of having an extended holiday break is getting to spend time in the kitchen.  Although I did try a few new recipes, this year I prepared a lot of the boys’ favorites.  The colder weather provided the opportunity for us to enjoy some recipes we have not made…

HOLIDAY GATHERINGS

DEC. 2012 We have participated in some delightful holiday gatherings over the past couple of weeks.  In an earlier blog entry, we shared details about our wine/beer/cheese pairing event.  Here are a couple of glimpses of other opportunities that we have enjoyed with friends. ECHOES OF JOY–Two parents from my school invited me to attend…