Croque Madame

I’ve been wanting to try a Croque Madame for quite a while now, and while we were out at Easton this past weekend to make the Sur La Table stop, we decided to stop at Bon Vie while they were still serving brunch on Sunday and both ordered the Croque Madame – this recipe is […]

Short Ribs with Tagliatelle

For this installment of Presto Pasta Night, I used the short ribs I got at Up the Lane Cattle at the Worthington Farmer’s Market a couple of weeks ago to make a Giada De Laurentiis recipe, Short Ribs with Tagliatelle. The great thing about this recipe is that if you cook the short ribs the […]

Pierogies from Krystyna’s Deli

Just wanted to post a quick picture of yesterday’s lunch – a dozen pan fried (in butter and onion) pierogies from Krystyna’s Deli in Grandview. I love Krystyna’s – it reminds me of all the places my grandmother used to take me when I was little, places where the food is authentic (and you can’t […]

Daring Bakers: Gateau St. Honore

After failing miserably at the crepe cake last month, I knew that I’d have to buckle down and prove myself this month as a Daring Baker rather than a pathetic baker, no matter how many screw-ups and no matter how many retries it took. And believe me, there were screw-ups. Lots of them. Starting with […]

Thurn’s Specialty Meats

I’ve been meaning to write about Thurn’s ever since Rosie turned me on to them. It’s an old-fashioned (and I mean OLD fashioned – no cash registers, they add everything by hand on butcher paper, they don’t take credit cards kind of old-fashioned) meat shop in a part of town (South Columbus) that most people […]

Farm Fresh and Local Produce – 5/26/07

I woke up early this morning¬†(didn’t get to sleep until late last night because we were trying to make something and really botched up a whole box of puff pastry…the lesson learned?¬†– when it says “defrost for 2 hours in fridge” – they mean only defrost it for 2 hours, not for 2 days). But […]

Real Men Make Quiche

I so love it when my husband cooks for me – and he’s been doing it far more often than not these days, with my arthritis acting up so badly. So even though real men may not eat quiche (yeah, right!), they definitely do make quiche! Once again, in an attempt to use up the […]

Pork Tenderloin with Ramp Pesto Gnocchi

For this edition of Presto Pasta Night, I give you another dish made from the contents of my fridge, pantry, and freezer – utilizing things I needed to use before their drop dead date. One of the drawbacks of being a child-free couple is that things are never sold in appropriate quantities for singles and/or […]

2Silos Cornish Game Hen and Roasted Righteous Potatoes

Another pic of one of this week’s dinners – a 2Silos Cornish game hen rubbed with olive oil and sprinkled with Montreal Chicken Seasoning, along with Righteous Roasted Potatoes (based on this recipe posted by the Cookbook Junkie – but with Yukon Gold potatoes instead of red potatoes). Great flavor in the potatoes – this […]