Nothing says Thanksgiving to me more than Antipasto and Pate. Huh? When you party with the Lalanne clan it is pretty easy to figure out the Pate part and our family recipe is oh so easy to make and delicious too. But the Antipasto, well I have to admit, I have no idea where the recipe came… Continue reading Calabrese Antipasto and Tasty Tuesdays Link Up
An easy one dish meal that can be adjusted to your family's tastes and cooks in about 30 minutes? Oh! count me in! I know I just posted Shrimp Creole last week, but as I mentioned in that post, we have loved Lousiana cuisine for a long time in my family. And even though the… Continue reading Jambalaya
I seem to be posting quite a few quick weeknight meals lately. But, I am not hearing any complaints so I figure there are plenty of other people who are looking for fast, easy and healthy meals to prepare. This Shrimp Creole definitely fits the bill. And, is pretty darn delicious if I do say so… Continue reading Weeknight Fast, Delicious and Healthy Shrimp Creole
In 1999, my parents hosted a family reunion for the Lalanne and Vineys families. It was a bit bigger than our usual 4th of July party. And everyone had a blast getting to know each other. Some cousins hadn't seen each other in decades, and to watch them scamper after each other you'd have thought they were… Continue reading Cold Rice Salad
Another year, another missed Gilroy Garlic Festival. Some year maybe M won't have summer school. But, if any of his campuses are offering him a class to teach at any time, he'll take it! If you have never been to the Garlic Festival, put it on your Gotta Go list. Great music, fun arts/crafts sale, and INCREDIBLY… Continue reading Garlic Garlic Everywhere!
I have been known on occasion to pester my brother to send me recipes for the site, like his Peppermint Bark Cheesecake. After I received an e-mail from my Uncle Clark recently, all I can say is "like daughter like mother". Ma'am has been pestering her little brother to share some of his recipes with us. Technically, Clark used the… Continue reading Gid and Clark’s Righteous Rib Rub
A few years ago, my brother and I were discussing Feta cheese. I don't really remember how the subject came up, but he said "I use it in a cream sauce that goes great with Salmon Cakes." My brain only registered the words, "Salmon Cakes". I demanded politely asked if he would please be so kind… Continue reading Salmon Cakes
And they'll be saying, "Who's got it better than us? NOBODY!" I have waited 18 years for this, as have the rest of the 49er Faithful. Oh, and I suppose Ravens fans are pretty excited too. But, for the rest of the world that doesn't care who wins or loses, this coming Sunday is about… Continue reading And all my rowdy friends are coming over tonight – Super Bowl Party