Monthly Archives: August 2010

Garlic & Oil Spaghetti with Kale

Again, I started out following someone’s recipe and then I make so many changes, I just make it my own. 🙂 Toby didn’t love this one so much. He said it was too dry and the kale was bitter. I … Continue reading

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Poppy Seed “Chicken”

Paula Deen. I love you- you are funny and I love to watch you cook, but you know what? None of your dishes ever turn out for me! Why is that?? Take this recipe, for instance. I thought I could … Continue reading

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Broccoli Bisque

I started following a recipe for Broccoli Bisque that I found in an old cookbook, and I changed something here, and then I changed something there, and pretty soon this soup became my own recipe! I got to use my … Continue reading

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Cheese Tortellini with Asparagus and Olives

This recipe seems so simple, but boy, does it deliver on flavor. I sound like Guy Fieri. This is something you can throw together when you don’t have a lot of time to cook. I was worried that it was … Continue reading

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Bay-Rosemary Potato Gratin

This dish was really good, and compared to other potato gratins I have made, it didn’t seem as time-consuming. And it made the whole house smell good! And I also got to use some fresh rosemary from my front porch. … Continue reading

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Portobello Mushroom Burger

My favorite local grocery store, Wegmans, has a magazine they sell (and sometimes give out for free!) that features recipes with stuff you can very handily (is that a word?) buy at their stores. This is one of those recipes. … Continue reading

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Tomato Minestrone Soup with Garlic Bread Croutons

Let me start out by saying that Minestrone is not my first choice for soup. Or my second. Or even my third. I was a little reluctant to try this soup but I know Toby likes Minestrone, so…This soup has … Continue reading

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