Category Archives: Weekend Cooking

A Book On Tour

The Dude Diet: Clean(ish) Food For People Who Like To Eat Dirty by Serena Wolf Publisher: Harper Wave (October 25, 2016) Hardcover: 352 pages It’s been a while since I’ve had a new cookbook. This one has been a nice treat … Continue reading

Posted in Book Tour, Food Talk, Weekend Cooking | 13 Comments

A Pie Makes Me Feel Special – Part Two

Last week I shared how I feel about pies: A Pie Make Me Feel Special – Part 1. I also shared a recipe from my daughter Candice for Mixed Berry Pie. As I mentioned, serving a pie to someone makes … Continue reading

Posted in Food Talk, Photos, Weekend Cooking | 13 Comments

A Pie Makes Me Feel Special – Part One

When someone makes a pie for me it makes me feel very happy. Pies are special and they tend to make the pie’s recipients feel special. At the same time most of the good cooks I know, with a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Food Talk, Weekend Cooking | 12 Comments

The Berlin Kitchen: A Love Story With Recipes by Luisa Weiss

The Wednesday Chef is a food blog begun by Luisa Weiss back in 2005. She started her blog as an effort to work through all the boxes and folders of her clipped recipes. (I think most cooks can identify with … Continue reading

Posted in B+, Books About Food, Weekend Cooking | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Can I Offer You A Glass Of Lemonade?

Back in the “olden days” when we thought we were “frugally sophisticated” one of my favorite summer drinks was something we called Yellow Fever. It was a mixture of vodka, lemonade and 7-Up. I liked drinking these while lying on … Continue reading

Posted in Food Talk, Weekend Cooking | 10 Comments

How Do You Like Your Biscuits?

I know that in Great Britain biscuits are what we in the US call cookies. Over here biscuits are a versatile quick bread served at many American tables. I have American biscuits on my mind today. Actually, biscuits are always … Continue reading

Posted in Food Talk, Weekend Cooking | 13 Comments

How Do You Behave In Nice Restaurants?

I truly enjoy eating at a nice restaurant. After a lifetime of cooking, it’s a real treat. The “eating out” experience is so much different today than when I was growing up. I don’t recall our family eating out until … Continue reading

Posted in Books About Food, Weekend Cooking | Tagged , | 13 Comments

What Is Your Fondest Childhood Food Memory?

Can you remember your first cooking or baking experience? How young were you? For some of us it will be difficult to pin down that number. Once or twice a week my mom baked our family’s bread supply. Having a … Continue reading

Posted in Food Talk, Weekend Cooking | Tagged | 10 Comments

A Good Food Book: New York in a Dozen Dishes

One of the best parts about visiting new places is tasting new foods and/or visiting new restaurants. It’s been ten years since I was last in New York City and I doubt I’ll be there anytime soon, but when I … Continue reading

Posted in B+, Foodie's Reading Challenge, Weekend Cooking | Tagged , | 12 Comments