Monthly Archives: April 2013

Marian’s Sauce

My mother-in-law is known in our family for her amazing sauce*.  We have spent many a Sunday having dinner at their house eating her delicious sauce, jam-packed with meatballs and sausage over a bowl of pasta. Heck, my brother has been known to drive over an hour to visit on a day when this is […]

Rhubarb-Ginger Crumble

I have consumed more than my share of apple crisp in the fall, but typically when apple season ends so does my obsession with desserts topped by a sugar, butter and flour crumble.   When a beautiful picture of Rhubarb-Ginger Crumble arrived in my email this week the urge for that buttery topping came right back. […]

Whirling Dervish

Whirling Dervish (n.) – a person whose behavior resembles a rapid, spinning object. Do you ever feel like a Whirling Dervish when making dinner?  I know I did the other day. Cut the rhubarb and mince the ginger for dessert.  Whirl around and slice the shallot for the salad.  Spin back and chop the onion, […]

Changes in Latitudes

For dinner last night we went south* to Latin America to have a meal of empanadas, served along side a dish of quinoa with cilantro, lime and green chilies.  Funny story how I got to this particular meal… I had been thinking about the blog and how song lyrics somehow find their way into many […]

Grilled Sweet Potatoes

Ever tried grilled sweet potatoes?  If not then fire up your grill and get out there! I have tried this now a couple of times and hit upon a recipe I really love.  No surprise that it comes from Simply Recipes.  I think I am batting 1.000 on recipes from that site – each and […]

Dad’s Fish Stew

I was looking for something to make for lunch with my mother-in-law the other day and came across a recipe for “Dad’s Fish Stew”. How could an Evolved Dad not jump right on that? This was on the Simply Recipe’s blog, so knew it was going to be good (as everything I’ve made from there […]