Category Archives: Family

Last two meals in August: Pasta with Vegetables, and Potato, Red Onion and Pecorino Pizza

With Farmers Markets on both Saturday and Sunday, the end of August was an opportunity to indulge in our favorite adventures — a meal replete with pasta and great vegetables one day, and Sarah and the family the next day … Continue reading

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Family, Food, Regional Cooking, and Identity

I was particularly attracted to a small poster I saw recently on Facebook: It purports to be a quote from Marcella, but I can’t verify that, although it is consistent with her observations throughout her cookbooks.  Not long after seeing … Continue reading

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Supplement: Video Interview with Ravioli Chefs

In last Sunday’s blog, we featured homemade ravioli.  Here is a brief interview with the chefs:

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187 degrees out of phase

Except for breakfast, lunch, and dinner today, Barbara and I ate all our meals together, as we usually do.  Why was that, you ask?  Well, when you and your life partner are 187 degrees out-of-phase with your biorhythms and food … Continue reading

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Saturday morning cooking with the grandsons

It was 1º F. when we woke up yesterday morning.  Sarah and Nathan were dropping the D boys off at our place at 9 AM, and I had the pleasure of keeping them busy for the next 4-5 hours, until … Continue reading

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Good Friends, Good Food, and Some Wine

Aaron’s here for a week, and last night we celebrated with some of his very good friends.  Having established a tradition of sharing good food and wine with this group, it was a perfect time to do it again. Barbara … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner on Friday

Why not?  It gives our daughter and family an uncontested opportunity to be with in-laws and turkey on Thursday, and with us and a vegan dinner on Friday.  Small family gathering, but one of Barbara’s best dinners ever, in my … Continue reading

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