Cooking · Dinner

Inspired by Julia

Good evening, blog readers. Tonight I was inspired by Julia. Julia Child, that is (of course!!!) and I have to thank my blog reader and friend, Marilyn because she gave me Julia’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking several years ago. It is (obviously) one of my favorite cookbooks. I have been craving mushrooms lately.…… Continue reading Inspired by Julia

Cooking · Dinner

Julia’s Boeuf

As some of you know, I have been wanting to make Julia Child’s classic Boeuf Bourguignon for days. This past week we experienced perfect fall weather in Boston and Providence.  It was only getting up into the low 60s during the day and dropping into the forties at night. PERFECT for fall cuisine. I was craving…… Continue reading Julia’s Boeuf



I am having a slight blog problem these days. In all that has gone on over the last few months, I have lost my card reader for my camera. Tomorrow I am going somewhere to buy a new one, and probably a scanner. No photographs makes for a lack luster blog entry. But use your…… Continue reading Monday:

Cooking · Dinner

Happy Labor Day Weekend…

Hi Bloggies – Hope everyone is having a great holiday weekend. I ended up having a a four day weekend because I took Friday off because the weather was supposed to be really bad. We were forecasted to have a day of Hurricane Earl, high winds, lots of rain, etc. Since we were going to…… Continue reading Happy Labor Day Weekend…


Fun Events

There have been a few fun events in the last week that I am behind in reporting on. Thomas Keller: Last Friday Danielle, Tim and I went to a book signing and met Thomas Keller – another one of our favorite chefs. We waited in line for an hour, and we had a lot of…… Continue reading Fun Events

Cooking · Dinner · Lunch

Lovely Day

Hello Everyone: I hope you are all enjoying a lovely Sunday. It is beautiful outside. Once I am done with this post, I’ll be heading outside to enjoy the beautiful day. (Does anyone else ever have a problem typing in the sun?? I cannot do it! I can hardly see the screen.) This week was…… Continue reading Lovely Day


Omelette for breakfast

Hi All – I hope you’re all having a lovely and long Labor Day weekend. I am enjoying this most amazingly beautiful weather by writing my blog entry from the deck! Ahh, September. It is my second favorite month (next to October) and it just has some of the most fantastic weather. In New England…… Continue reading Omelette for breakfast