“Build a sandwich around 3 ingredients that start with the letters B.L.T.” that was the directive for this month’s challenge. And you know we’re not talking bacon, lettuce and tomato! Continue Reading
Well, I mean, I’ve tasted variations of it but not the specific dish I’m talking about here.
Two years ago when my travel gal pals and I were in Tuscany, we had many memorable meals. Apparently, some more memorable than others. One such meal stuck in Maryann’s head because she hasn’t stopped talking about it. As she recalled, it was over-sized rigatoni stuffed with fish. I must have been at the other end of the table. I didn’t see it, I didn’t taste and I didn’t remember it.
When she mentioned it again recently, I thought “how difficult could it be?” And then I said, ”Come on over and I’ll make it“. Continue Reading
It was — and it wasn’t. Continue Reading
… or dinner.
I don’t know about you, but I no longer buy lettuce or order lettuce-based salads in restaurants. After a lifetime of being a salad fanatic (eating a plate for lunch and as an appetizer, side, or palate cleanser with dinner), I’m left limp and wilted by lettuce these days. Continue Reading
This is more formula than recipe. No strict adherence required. It makes a great lunch, side dish or summer buffet item. Continue Reading
This is a great salad to carry to a party. Whether you carry it out or wow guests at home, it really is a ‘must try’.
It was love at first sight! And bite!
This huge bouquet of endives with stems and roots attached greeted me at the door when I returned home from a weekend in Sarasota. I think there were about 14 heads in total in the package.