Pasta alla Schwarzenegger (aka Linguini with Mussels)

Jump to the InstaRecipe October 28, 2021.  Dear Kids- There is a split between you when it comes to my “Pasta alla Schwarzenegger” (aka “Linguini With Mussels”- save some of your groaning from this Dad Joke for the Cook & Play too!)- one, happy to slurp up a bowl of this pasta tossed with musselsContinue reading “Pasta alla Schwarzenegger (aka Linguini with Mussels)”

“Anyone Can Grill!”: Garden Vegetable Pasta

Disclaimer.  This week’s entry may be full of typoos, omissions, non sequiturs and other errors as it was completed in haste and with mostly happy distractions during a five day, multi-state odyssey to celebrate one kid’s graduation from college (very proud!) and to move the other kid into their first apartment (very excited!). So pleaseContinue reading ““Anyone Can Grill!”: Garden Vegetable Pasta”

Fish In A Dish- Taco Style

March 31, 2021.  Dear Kids– As we end the National Reading month of March, which has been traditionally kicked off with the celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, I offer you a dish that sounds like it could have been a Dr. Seuss book and which is another variation on my favorite fast, tasty and nutritiousContinue reading “Fish In A Dish- Taco Style”

A Socially Conscious Chili-Maple Glazed Salmon for Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020.  You lovely ladies have been challenging me since day one- whether it was “one more “Underdog!”, “one more “Timber!” (more on Underdogs and Timbers after the recipe) or “one more hour before bed time!” – but now your challenges have become much more intellectual.  For example, you both have recently “suggested” weContinue reading “A Socially Conscious Chili-Maple Glazed Salmon for Thanksgiving”

Lucky 7 Mac and Cheese with Chip Dust Roulette

November 16, 2020.  I never really thought of mac and cheese as a Thanksgiving side dish, but, apparently when we lived down south I should have.  According to nerdist.com, the Thanksgiving Gold Coast of mac and cheese runs from Delaware to Georgia.  So, in honor of our time in the south, I give you thisContinue reading “Lucky 7 Mac and Cheese with Chip Dust Roulette”