Meatless Monday: Charred Cauliflower #Choctoberfest2018

When I received a selection of chocolates from Forte Chocolates, I imagined my home would be straight out of a scene from the movie Chocolat. Their motto is “Celebrate Life Through Chocolate” and I thought for sure there would be dishes upon dishes of chocolate themed foods, a dinner party, perhaps even an affair with aRead more

Book Review: 300 Sandwiches: A Multilayered Love Story . . . with Recipes

It seems that I missed the phenomena of a woman tasked with making 300 sandwiches for her then boyfriend – now husband – in order to get an engagement ring. When New York Post writer Stephanie Smith made a turkey and Swiss on white bread for her boyfriend, Eric (aka E), he took one bite andRead more

What is a Sandwich? Creating with Tuna Salad

Family lore has it that our stepfather once made a Rice a Roni sandwich. The story goes like this: As Pete was getting ready for his night shift job, he was making lunch and the pickings were slim. He gathered what was available and voila! the Rice a Roni sandwich was born. While I doRead more

Recipe Recreation: Seafood Salad

We’re having a heat wave. Not a slinky, tropical one like the song suggests, but a Philly style one in which the weather is hot and muggy and sticky and no one wants to move unless it’s absolutely necessary. We’ve been grilling but the idea of standing in front of a fire is unappealing toRead more