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  • Dinner, Entrées, Lunch

    Savoy Cabbage Lasagna

    Last Friday, I found myself at home with no desire to walk outside into the rainy fall weather and with a nary idea or plan for dinner. What I had was a…

  • Cocktails

    The Hazel-Eyed Russian

    Everybody knows the White Russian, especially those of us who remember Jeff Bridges in the Coen Brothers’ epic movie “The Big Lebowski”. Literally, the only thing I remember from the movie is…

  • Sides

    Watermelon & Feta Salad

    For several reasons, I haven’t bought watermelons in quite a long time. Mostly they’re too big and at least half of it goes bad in my single household. But a couple of…

  • Dinner, Entrées, Lunch

    Italian Lasagna

    There are few things that are as comforting and satisfying as a classic Italian meat lasagna. I remember how my family would go to Italian restaurants every once in a while after…

  • Sides

    Potatoes au Gratin

    For years I have been trying different recipes for potatoes au gratin or scalloped potatoes. Always looking for that rich and creamy texture and it never really worked out the way I…

  • Dessert, Dinner, Entrées, Lunch


    Ever since I was a little 3 year old, my parents took me skiing in the Alps. Every winter for a week or two straight and a couple of weekends on top.…