As you get the hang of home cooking, you get better, or not, at improvisation—making up new recipes or adapting old ones, to your current pantry or today's whim. I suspect that my grandmother's claims that she couldn't pass along her greatest recipes was more about not remembering exactly how to make that Irish stew… Continue reading the versatile frittata
Made with fresh tomatoes and basil bought this morning at the farmers' market, this version of one of our favorites, the breakfast casserole, helps us appreciate paying a little more for locally grown, organic produce. Breakfast casseroles are really healthy and satisfying. Always a crowd pleaser, like if you're having a morning-time birthday party or… Continue reading Italian breakfast casserole
Lose 50; gain 15; lose 20; g-o-o-o-a-l! For me personally, the very best thing about Keto has been acquiring the knowledge and skill to actually manage my weight. Here's what I mean. For 30 years or so, since I started being concerned about my weight, I tried this diet and that diet with varying results.… Continue reading Keto reboot
Unlike the other weight-loss programs we've tried over the years, "Keto" should be considered a fundamental change in how we choose to eat...forever. Eating Keto is a new way to eat for people who don't want to be fat anymore, like me. A Keto diet is also, based on my experience, a way to gain… Continue reading Keto forever?
Everyone (even the kids) say these are really good scrambled eggs. Tasty, fluffy, buttery...etc. So, they have become the gold standard around our house. The technique is the most important thing here. Update 2019: Better eggs really do taste better. Better = organic, really free range, larger darker yellow yolks, no animal stuff in the… Continue reading Dad’s Scrambled Eggs