Raw Artichoke Salad

When you grow artichokes (or anything else really), you need to find new ways to eat them!  This raw artichoke salad is one I’ve now made many times. I don’t measure anything anymore and often make it from just one artichoke just for me. I got the original recipe from Buvette (Amazon link), a cookbook I […]

Greek Turkey Burgers for Two

I love gyros and sometimes I make these fake gyros for dinner. But I have to plan ahead enough to have pita bread and my planning ahead has really fallen by the wayside when I’m just cooking for one or two most of the time. I saw these Greek Turkey Burgers in my latest issue […]

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese for One or Two

Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese is quick and easy to make. It’s also easy to stir in some ham, peas, asparagus or whatever you like to add to your mac and cheese. And you can cook it all in one saucepan. You just reduce heavy cream, then add the grated cheese to it and stir until […]

Leftover Ham? Make Pasta Primavera

Like many of you, I have leftover ham from our Easter dinner. Last night I made pasta primavera and added ham to it. So good! Recipe’s at the end. I don’t have pictures of our dinner. I don’t like letting the food blog interfere with real life.  Brunch was just four of us: my daughters, […]

Grilled Artichoke and Potato Frittata

With fresh eggs from the hen and fresh artichokes from the garden, last night’s frittata was about as good as it gets!  Frittatas are much less fussy than omelets and easily adaptable to serve more or less people. The texture is different even though the ingredients are similar because the egg puffs up in the […]