Tag Archives: Cooking

A Quick and (Pimiento) Cheesy Blog

Grace and I have been speaking daily on the phone or via email.  Our “titan of industry,” Jeff’s moniker for her, has been bored at work and wants updates on what I’ve been making.  Continue reading


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Our Roanoke Rock Star and Woodford Reserve Bourbon Balls

In our neck of Northern Virgina, there’s a cool cozy venue hidden in a tiny strip mall in Vienna.  Named Jammin’ Java, it’s more likely to bring to mind a coffee shop. Continue reading

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Filed under Cookies and Bars, Desserts, Family, Food

The Musical Musketeers and Butternut Squash Risotto

So many posts, so little time…and I’m a SAH mom.  Continue reading

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Filed under Family, Food, Main Dishes

Homemade Ricotta And A Cool Crostini Spread

For Father’s Day, I signed up Kurt for a cheese-making class at Sur La Table.  Continue reading

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A Meatball Recipe For Grace and Katherine

OOPS!  Sorry for the premature post (I hit publish without any pix)!  Clearly, I am tired… Continue reading


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Part 2: First Variation On The Theme – Coffee Panna Cotta

Although I’m a traditionalist about my panna cotta, I am open to trying something new.  Continue reading


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