Archive for June, 2010

Pickup sticks with pork and pineapple

June 9, 2010

Just the name of this recipe sounds delicious: Pork and Pineapple Pickup Sticks with Savory Mint Mayonnaise.  Shelia Lukins scored with this one from a new favorite addition to my cookbook shelf: Ten: All the Foods We Love. It’s the last book produced by the late Sheila Lukins and I think it’s her best. All […]

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Oh no, not again … meatloaf with a surprise inside

June 6, 2010

Meatloaf is one of those dishes that fails to inspire me.  It ends up on our meal rotation because it’s a reliable kid favorite … until the day I decided to change things up a bit. I figure meatloaf just begs for excitement. Anything to take it from blue-plate-special status to the latest inspiration of […]

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Friday night fun

June 1, 2010

Any reason NOT TO COOK on Friday night is a sound one to me. Last week’s excuse was particularly tasty one — an ad hoc potluck with the Bunco group. A silly game of Bunco is an excellent reason for the ladies in the ‘hood to catch up over wine and share some mighty fine […]

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