Stuffed Baked Potato with Bacon and Egg

Last night I was craving a loaded baked potato.  I remembered a recipe for stuffed baked potatoes in Plenty by Diana Henry. In my twice-baked potato world, I bake the potatoes, scrape the cooked potato out, mash up the baked potato insides with butter, milk and cheese, then stuff the potato skins back up and […]

Bacon and Tomato Sandwiches

In my family, nothing says summer like home-grown tomatoes. My children have been known to burst into song, singing John Denver’s ode to home grown tomatoes: “There’s just two things that money can’t buy; that’s true love and home grown tomatoes!” We grow tomatoes every year and eat them for 3 meals a day it […]

Chinese Chicken Salad for One

I was alone for dinner last night and got a craving for a Chinese Chicken Salad. Scoured some cookbooks and couldn’t find anything that sounded right, though. The dressing was the crucial part for me and all I could find was one that had mayonnaise in it! Not at all what I think of for […]