Month: January 2009

A complete fish dinner: shrimp, clams, swordfish


We had my brother and Donna over last night for a complete fish dinner. Here’s the dinner menu: Chunks of parmigiano and a glass of cold, crisp wineShrimp salad on a bed of lettuceClams sauté with French toasted breadSwordfish basically Sicilian styleSliced pineapple For the shrimp salad:The rosy pink shrimp salad was served on a […]

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Pasta with Fontina and Walnuts


“The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star.”~~Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste Pasta with Fontina, walnuts and sausage Ingredients:6-8 oz. of Fontina, grated1 cup of walnuts1 cup of white wine (whatever you’re drinking…)6 Italian sausage links1 lb. of short pasta2 tablespoons of grated parmigiano […]

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Broccoli soup


A gal named Jo has made a few comments and I wanted to respond–but couldn’t just hit the reply button… Hi, Jo! glad you’re enjoying these blogs… Since you’re going to try cauliflower soup…try broccoli soul as well..Use butter and onions, shallots or scallions or a combination of all for a base. Cook the broccoli […]

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New Year’s Day: Lentil Soup


New Year’s Day 2009 “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” — Virginia Woolf Ingredients for Hearty Lentil Soup (Serves 6-8 people abundantly) 1 lb. lentils, washed and sorted 1 lb of pork filet1 lb of lean ground beef—1 small package of small carrots, sliced fat1 sweet potato, […]

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