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Chicken, Beef, Pork

Chicken & Dumplings

By On September 30, 2014

It’s still hot here in Austin, but since it is officially fall I thought that I would make chicken and dumplings. I started with a basic chicken soup recipe and then added… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Heirloom Tomatoes with Gorgonzola Cheese

By On July 16, 2014

This recipe is adapted from the Barefoot Contessa‘s blue cheese dressing. I used Gorgonzola cheese. Gorgonzola is a veined Italian blue cheese made from unskimmed cows milk, mostly produced in Northern Italy.… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Book Club & Oven Roasted Tomatoes

By On September 6, 2009

Once a month I get together with 10 or so brilliant, witty and beautiful womem to discuss a book that we’ve read. We all bring wine and or an appetizer and some… Read More


La Panzanella

By On June 14, 2009

It’s been above 100 degrees here in Austin the past week. Who wants to cook? Not me. However I do enjoy fresh and delicious food and I love to create something in… Read More

Appetizers and Sides

Memorial Day

By On May 25, 2009

Today is Memorial Day and the Grovers are coming over for a late lunch. My mom’s coming too. She is a fantastic Italian cook that doesn’t cook anymore due to her age.… Read More