I fired up the charcoal grill yesterday. For veggies there was cabbage and yellow squash from the garden, sweet onion, fennel, celery and garlic. These were cooked in vented foil with butter, salt and pepper, 12 ounces of beer and a few sprigs of fresh French tarragon. The veggies were one of the first items … More Cookout

Watermelon Salad With French Tarragon & Parsley

Many people favor salt sprinkled on their watermelon. Feta is one of the saltier cheeses, so watermelon and feta is a logical and fabulous combination. Watermelon salads with feta cheese are ubiquitous in recipes and blog posts. I’m not one to jump on bandwagons but I’m not going to deprive myself of enjoying somethingI just … More Watermelon Salad With French Tarragon & Parsley

A Flying Adventure

Yesterday was our grandson’s 10th birthday. Our birthday present to him was the opportunity to know what it feels like to fly. We met him and our daughter in Fayetteville, NC yesterday to view some indoor skydiving so he would know what to look forward to for his flying adventure today. It was interesting observing … More A Flying Adventure

Stuffed Pasta Shells

Sometimes when I awaken in the night, unless there is a very good dream I wish to slip back into, I utilize those waking moments to plan for the next day. The idea for this dish was conceived during one such middle of the night musing. The other day this butternut squash pasta sauce caught … More Stuffed Pasta Shells