It’s National Watermelon Day

So, cool off from the dog days of August with some cool Watermelon. Moon and Stars is making a comeback as a wonderful, somewhat seedless heirloom variety. You should be able to find Sugar Baby  available at your…

View Post

Market baskets

I had the privilege to live in Germany for three years while my husband was stationed in the Army. We lived in a very small town in southwest Germany call Baumholder. For me it was adventure, in…

View Post

Cream, Creme Fraiche, mushrooms and noodles=Beef Stroganoff

Just a few rich ingredients and you get something special. I found this out with the Beef Stroganoff I made today from the Ad Hoc cookbook. The cream  sauce was simmered for 35 minutes with…

View Post

Summer of the Corn

This year we are buying a lot of corn at the farmer’s markets. I love sweet white corn. Except for grilled corn on the cob the only other recipe I make is my corn pudding…

View Post

Buttermilk fried chicken

Well another hot and steamy day in DC. So again, I chose to stand over a hot stove to make Buttermilk Fried Chicken. I am cooking recipes from the Ad Hoc at Home cookbook by…

View Post