Pantry Pasta

Pantry Pasta I call this Pantry Pasta because it is basically a quick weeknight meal that can be put together with a variation of ingredients that most of us have on hand. Here is what you will need: 1 lb pasta (I used Penne, but whatever you have on hand is fine) 1 to 1…

Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls

  Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls These fairly simple rolls are great to go with Italian dishes but will work with just about anything. It is a very forgiving recipe if you are a beginner or just not comfortable with baking. I use a stand mixer with a dough hook, but it can be done…

Thoughts on coffee

A post by another blogger about coffee yesterday got me thinking about the evolution of the beverage.( some will say I have too much time on my hands) I have always viewed coffee as a social beverage. Even though I like my first cup in the morning in quiet as I collect my thoughts for…

Fellowship Of Food

One of the highlights of my youth was the regular potluck suppers at our church. It was always a good time seeing and socializing with everyone. The variety of food was always something to look forward too. Most had a regular rotation of dishes that they would bring. I must say my favorite was the…

Crispy Chicken Strip Salad

I like a good dinner salad from time to time, and this is one of my favorites. Each person has their own favorite greens combination for the base, but the main feature here is the crispy chicken strip that dresses the top. It makes for a great stand alone dinner or lunch. Here I will…