Category Archives: Cooking

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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Instant Pot and other stories

The Instant Pot is set to go and preparing rice for the canine member of this family. He has had stomach issues for the past few days, waking us up and making a mess here and there, which is not … Continue reading

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A Taste of Hungary 2017

The day was excessively hot when you consider that it is mid-September and the heat unexpected. My thoughts went completely to an outdoor pool. That wasn’t happening. The early afternoon was at a Memorial Service for a neighbor who suddenly, … Continue reading

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A Cherry Pitter that really works!

When a friend of mine told me about a cherry pitter that works, I had to play the role of ‘Doubting Thomas.’ I have seen my share of cherry pitters in my day and frankly none of them has reasonably … Continue reading

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An unforgettable ‘Chez Mikey’ dinner party

Although there were more actual differences between our dinner party, than similarities with ‘Babette’s Feast,’ I could not help thinking, as the party unfurled, that I was experiencing something that was extremely memorable and that would remain in my memory … Continue reading

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