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NOT Kosher for Passover

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I do feel a little bit like I should wait until next week to post this, but why should this year be different than all others?     Like so many others in these trying time, I am baking my … Continue reading

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This will make my brother wish he lived closer

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It’s raining for the second Sunday in a row which makes me happy. Angus is in his favorite spot and I’m in mine: the kitchen… I’ve been asked to teach a class making macaroons (not to be confused with macarones…)  … Continue reading

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Thumbs up from the housemate!

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Based on (but radically changed from) a recipe in Eating Well this month… “What’s in the house?” and “I feel like comfort food” conspired on this and it will reappear in other iterations I’m sure.  This could be easily scaled … Continue reading

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NOT because of St. Patrick’s Day

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My mother once accidentally made a ham for Passover. Yeah, really… it was on sale because Passover and Easter were the same week. I’m making a corned beef today because it’s on sale. In fact the corned beef cost less … Continue reading

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The last word on the f-ing olives…

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So I went out and spent the afternoon with my brother to help him jar his and Inez’ olives from the December weekend in Paso Robles. I took lots more photos this time than I did when I was going … Continue reading

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