Just Another Tuesday

“life is full of possibilities” Tonight, Ronnie wants cod, vegetables, and a side of polenta for dinner. I wanted to change it up a bit, so I came up with this. I seasoned the cod, cut up a bunch of veggies, and put them over the top of the cod. I also made my grandmother’s…

Eggplant in Crushed Tomatoes, Mama’s Way

“memories are timeless treasures of the heart” Another one of my favorite recipes that my grandmother used to make — eggplant in crushed tomatoes. She would cut up the eggplant, sauté it, and put a can of crushed tomatoes over it. My grandmother would make everything look so easy and quick; maybe it was because…

A Quiet Saturday Night

“whatever is good for the soul – do that” Ronnie and I are very rarely alone on the weekends, which we don’t mind. Our granddaughters slept over on Friday night; we did dinner and ice cream with them. It is always hectic when the 3 of them sleep over, but it’s well worth every special…

Everyone’s Favorite Chicken Cutlets

“recipes don’t work unless you use your heart” – Dylan Jones Ronnie and I are always arguing about who makes the best chicken cutlets. He insists his are better because he makes them really thin. I, on the other hand, believe my cutlets are better. We prepare our recipes very differently; he uses flour, I…

Turkey Stuffed Peppers

“I can smell autumn dancing in the breeze” Today was one of those days – I didn’t know what to make for dinner. My daughter mentioned that she was making stuffed peppers on Thursday, so I thought I would do the same for tonight.  I don’t think that I ever made stuffed peppers with meat,…

Sunday’s Meatloaf

“good bye summer, hello autumn” This is the meatloaf I made on Sunday. I usually make my grandmothers version, which is totally different from your typical meatloaf; I will save that one for another day. I looked in my refrigerator to see what I had and this is what I came up with. I hope…

Back to Reality

“home is my happy place” It’s always a nice feeling to come home after you go away. I love to travel but I enjoy being home. The first thing I think about when I get home is what I’m going to make for dinner, so I sent my daily text; to my surprise it wasn’t…

Next stop Ft. Lauderdale

“find me under the palms” Time for Logan’s birthday dinner in Ft Lauderdale, it’s such a fun place to visit. My brother-in-law made reservations at a very nice restaurant, Luigi’s Tuscan Grill on Los Olas. With all different restaurants to choose from, this one was a good choice. For an appetizer, we had raw Carpaccio…

Dinner in Florida

“appreciate the moment” After our beautiful morning we went back to the apartment and relaxed by the pool. We didn’t stay long because we had plans to go out for dinner. We went to Rosemary Square, which was one of Ronnie’s suggestions. The area was filled with music, shops and restaurants, we decided on City…

Eggplant with Sausage and Mushrooms.

“a rainy summer day is good for the soul” Sometimes I look forward to rainy days. Since we had such perfect weather this weekend, I’m kind of welcoming the rain. It gives me an excuse to stay in the house, and get stuff done that I don’t do because of the beautiful weather. Who wants…