Spane’s Birthday – The Prep

Recipes in this post Birthday Grapefruit Cake Spinach Balls Ham Rolls Big Five Pepper Chili for the Nesco Sweet Corn Muffins Spane’s birthday is tomorrow, November 21, 2010.  He is going to be 7 years old!  So, like every birthday there is the preparation for the party.  This year will … Continue reading

The Day is Coming Soon….Part 1 – Brine, Refrigerator Rolls, Croutons

Recipes in the post Brine for Turkey Refrigerator Dinner Rolls Home Made Croutons The BIG DAY is coming soon. For me, this is the biggest day of the year. Why? 1. It’s right after my son’s birthday, once only ONE day after 2. It’s right before or on Spane’s Dad’s … Continue reading

Friday Food on a Saturday? Salmon in a foil pouch

Recipes in this post Salmon In Paper Green Sauce Red Potatoes with Sour Cream Perfect Brocolli I haven’t been sticking to my Friday night fish routine lately, but on Thursday, I really had a craving for fish. Friday night, Amber and I walked over to the local supermarket and I … Continue reading

Chicken and Rice for Company?

I really like Beef Wellington, but the cost of fillet mignon is rather prohibitive, unless you have a deal with your butcher.  How about chicken?  That’s inexpensive! One of my favorite things is the Baked Ham and Cheese Croissant at Porto’s in Glendale.  There’s an idea, make a Wellington with … Continue reading