Longest break

Well – sometimes it seems like it. But actually this may have been the longest time since I last blogged. OK – I am going to miss out on winning NaNoWriMo. I have done 16,000 words and I don’t think I can manage 34,000 in 24 hours. But the girls are...

Crunch Time!

Whew – big fortnight coming up. First I have until Wed night to get through this big horrible work project. Then Thurs and Friday is Thanksgiving. Then Saturday drive back down fom Sea Ranch where we will be staying, then Sunday leave for Berlin. Coincidentally,...

Big dinner tonight. Lots of people over and a lot of rather ambitious food. I did the baked chicken thing since there were so many kids. I also made spinach ricotta gnocci from Marcella Hazan’s first cook book. But I left out the pancetta/mortadella and I left...

Curries and Rice

It has been a while since I wrote anything here, so it’s time I did. I can’t even remember the food issues that have come up since I last wrote. I know I’ve done some cooking but I can’t remember beyond last night. Last night I made a pretty...

The best baked fried chicken

OK – Grace said this was the best chicken she had ever eaten. I used chicken legs but you can use any cut up parts. Best baked/fried chicken First get about a quarter of a loaf of old dried out bread. Blend it in the blender to make breadcrumbs. Then mix in...