The Scramble

June 2, 2017 0 Comments
The Scramble

Here’s another post and recipe from my oldest daughter Nell just back from her first year in college and helping me with some posts.  Although we have not seen that much of her since she’s been home, when she is, she likes to help with the cooking, something my wife and I really appreciate. She […]

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Pros and Cons of a College Meal Plan

May 24, 2017 0 Comments
Pros and Cons of a College Meal Plan

What I Like & Don’t Like About My College Meal Plan by Nell Jones Lots of changes happen when you go to college, most importantly, meals.  Mom and Dad’s fresh, handcrafted home-cooked meals get replaced by a meal plan. This meal plan, at least for me, consisted of swipes and points that, in combination, got […]

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The Camera Eats First

May 19, 2017 1 Comment
The Camera Eats First

A Snapshot of Foodie Photographers by Nell Jones You are out to dinner with your group of friends at the restaurant that you found by looking through one of many famous food Instagram accounts.  (Life hack: if you are trying to decide which restaurant you want to go to, look up the restaurant on Instagram […]

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Panko and Pesto Coated Chicken Breasts Recipe

May 11, 2017 0 Comments
Panko and Pesto Coated Chicken Breasts Recipe

How to Prepare Chicken Breasts Coated with Pesto, Panko and Cheese Last night I made this dish from Hello Fresh for my daughter and myself that was so good, I had to share it with you. Hello Fresh is one of those services similar to Blue Apron that sends you ingredients plus a recipe for […]

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Allemande Sauce Recipe

May 5, 2017 1 Comment
Allemande Sauce Recipe

Also Called Blonde Sauce & Parisienne Sauce This is a classic French sauce and a variation of Veloute Sauce but made with egg yolks creating an even richer sauce. Most often served with egg dishes and poached fish,  however, this sauce can also be served with poultry, veal and vegetables. Classic French Sauces Depending on […]

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Recipe to My Heart Attack

April 20, 2017 19 Comments
Recipe to My Heart Attack

What Finally Got Me to the Emergency Room For My Chest Pains A week ago, Monday, I went to the hospital with chest pain. I ended up being admitted to the hospital only to have a stent put into my right coronary artery and to find out I needed bypass surgery for three blockages in […]

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Seafood Sauce for Salmon Recipe

April 3, 2017 1 Comment
Seafood Sauce for Salmon Recipe

A Delicious Sauce for Salmon or Other Seafood Dishes I have prepared and served this sauce with salmon many times over the years and often hear the same response when offering seconds, “The heck with the salmon, can I have a cup of that sauce!” This sauce is really that good and how could it […]

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Award Winning Chicken Andouille Gumbo Recipe

March 27, 2017 4 Comments
Award Winning Chicken Andouille Gumbo Recipe

Julia Wright’s Gumbo Cook Off Winner Julia is a home cook from the Pacific Northwest, just east of Seattle, in what she calls “Microsoft Land”.  Julia is also a member of my Facebook group, What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night, where our group shares meals they’ve prepared the night before giving us all ideas […]

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How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen

March 20, 2017 0 Comments
How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen

How to Avoided Putting On Those Dreaded 15 Pounds As a Freshman in College by Nell Jones, contributor and my daughter When people would ask me what I most nervous for when going to college, I wouldn’t say schoolwork, I wouldn’t say being away from home, I would say the freshman fifteen.  Everyone tells you […]

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Old Farmhouse Chutney Sauce

March 13, 2017 0 Comments
Old Farmhouse Chutney Sauce

How to Make a Simple Chutney Sauce For Your Favorite Meats & Vegetables I call this Old Farmhouse Chutney Sauce because the first time I prepared it, I used a jar of Stonewall Kitchen’s chutney given to me as a housewarming present.  You can use any of your favorite commercial chutneys or one of your […]

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