Archive | October, 2007

Birthday Food Frenzy!

Click image for more party pics. This past weekend, Shane invited a few friends over to celebrate my 30th birthday. It was terrific! And delicious! You will not believe the food they made: Pomegranate Martinis Grilled Oysters with Fennel ButterThai Spiced BBQ ShrimpBBQ Halibut SteaksSpinach & Mushroom-dressed FettuciniRussian Tomato SaladBeer breadDeviled Eggs All so amazing. […]

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Pescatore’s Prize Winning Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie

I know it would have been better have a photo of the pie showing the double layers but I forgot. What are you going to do? The pumpkin shape on top was made gently pressing a cookie cutter into a graham cracker half. About a year ago, Mark Pescatore (whom I occasionally write for) send […]

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Slow Cooked Chicken with 40 Garlic Cloves

This is a Wegmans’ recipe: it’s not bad but it’s nothing to write home about, either. It made a ton of sauce/gravy, far more than we could use and the whole thing was rather bland. (Sort of like hospital food.) All in all, not a winner. Slow-Cooked Chicken with 40 Cloves (adapted) 1 pkg (approx […]

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LRK’s Chicken Marsala

It’s been about a month since the kids started school — and extra-curricular activities — again, I’m back to teaching, and Shane continues working at his new job. So life is suddenly busy. A little over a year ago, we moved from Geneva to Canandaigua because — damn, y’all* — I needed to GET OUT […]

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