Cooking basics: garden pasta sauce

I have been blessed this year with an abundance of fresh, homegrown tomatoes. My brother-and-sister-in-law, Joe and Jill,  have shared from their vast garden, and my next door neighbors, Mildred and Charles Pool, have shared with me, as well (along with squash and cucumbers and eggplant!)  It has been a blessing! “In this world of… Continue reading Cooking basics: garden pasta sauce



A Way to Make Lasagna

Sometimes I imagine myself in long-ago Italy, in some dark, earth-toned kitchen with a big stone hearth and lots of wood on the fire for baking bread among the embers in terra cotta baking pans.  I imagine an older woman teaching me, with her long gray hair in a bun on the back of her… Continue reading A Way to Make Lasagna