Loaded Baked Potatoes

Here in the northern hemisphere, we’re edging into the kind of weather that’s great for meals like roasts, casseroles, and, yes, loaded baked potatoes! This one has sharp white cheddar cheese, bacon, and chopped green onions… Other topping ideas include… diced tomatoes, parmesan cheese, broccoli, and probably a lot of… Continue reading

Spanish Sausages and Nun Cookies

Some other exotic foods our previously mentioned globetrotting friend bestowed upon us involved specialties from Spain, including Spanish sausages, and breadsticks: And these delicate square cookies made by nuns: The sausage had a fantastic flavor and texture, the bread sticks were excellently crunchy, and the ‘nun cookies’ finished things off… Continue reading


We made calzones again the other day – this time stuffed with ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, and some fresh (pan fried) italian sausage coins – yum! If you want to play with a little yeast and dough, here’s the recipe to make your own calzones. And this isn’t the best… Continue reading