Classic Virgin Bloody Mary

I love an occasional spicy Bloody Mary with just a hint of vodka…but, for a…

My Summer Fling with Squash

Humbly grateful with our gardener for the bounty of his homegrown zucchini and squash that…

Water Spinach (kangkong) Adobo

Hi there!  Here’s a different take for those of you who are familiar with adobo–Filipino…

Preserving Grape Leaves, A Pictorial…

In midst of the apple orchards and vineyards that surround our neighboring home amidst came…

Catfish Stew in Misô

Sinigáng (sour stew) na hito (catfish) sa misô (in Tagálog, the official language of the Philippines)…

Applewood Smoked Bacon and Grilled Bosc Pear on a French Baguette…

Here’s a classic sandwich for a distinctive palette…a great combination of sweet and savory, yet…