Category Archives: Cuisine and Food

Chicken Marengo

We are having company over and Chicken Marengo was on my list. MK had a doctor’s appointment so I started this chicken dish, something that is usually my thing anyway. I have been making it for some forty years or … Continue reading

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On making yogurt

The other day I was at Whole Foods and picked up some plain yogurt. At least I thought it was plain yogurt. As it turns out, I didn’t realize that it was vanilla yogurt until I was folding it into … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018 and some random thoughts

Some Christmases are better than others. This one was spectacular with a major exception. The good part was that we had an absolutely perfect day surrounded by family and grandkids and a family that knows how to work together. We … Continue reading

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Learning about other cultures

It is Friday morning and we had a harrowing departure from our house. We are at the kids’ house to allow the young ones to sleep before we help out and get one of them to preschool and the other … Continue reading

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Getting my inner Hungarian on!

Every so often, you have to return to your roots. We were talking about our daughter-in-law, Diana’s birthday bash at our house and we were wondering what to serve. We remembered that Diana had enjoyed the Chicken Paprikash we had … Continue reading

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