Television Show Review

scenes from the last week


I enjoyed a wonderful lunch with my darling daughter Andrea at Sakura Sushi Bar here in Red Wing… nigiri, Cali rolls, sashimi, crab rangoon and orange chicken… YUM! Really great Japanese fare and super fresh sushi…if you’re in the area, give it a try ~ I am still savoring each and every page of the…

sir isaac newton’s apple chutney pork roast


Today I spent the day with my dear friend, Nancy. We hung out at her place, made big salads for lunch and watched the first few episodes of Freaks and Geeks. Can you believe I had never seen it before? Where have I been? And I am such a fan of Seth Rogen, James Franco…

captain morgan’s spiced rum cherry vinaigrette


We had a little snow accumulation last night and I woke up to the world edged in white frost and a few flakes. My basil, or at least what there was left of it, got completely fried by the frost. I wish I would have harvested it or covered it, but I didn’t. Oh well,…

a spell of perfect weather


Hello Friends! I had all these plans to write a long blog post about my favorite autumn rituals today, but it was too nice to stay inside. When my friend Nancy called me and invited me out to her home for the day, I just had to say “YES!” We went for a lovely walk,…

cancan tea cake


Jeff had a meeting in the cities today so Gracie and I were on our own. We did a bit of baking, I made some homemade salad dressing and crocheted while we started watching THIS series on Netflix. Cancan tea cake can be made by baking any cake batter in a 28 oz. can. Just…

thrift store score


What I bought… silver plate server a dimpled glass shaker dessert plate orphaned tea cup retro pyrex covered glass bowls what I left behind… this pretty turquoise-blue popcorn glass pitcher and glasses If the set is still there when I return, I may have to buy them. So pretty! Today my friend Nancy and I…

Current Crush~ All Things Julia Child


As I mentioned in my previous post, Boeuf Bourguignon, Jeff and I are starting our own little cooking course at home using the 2 volume set of Mastering the Art of French Cooking as our focal point. I can’t wait to share our adventures and some of the recipes here on the blog. We’re also…

Current Crush-LOST


I just finished season 5 of the television show LOST on DVD last night and immediately decided to start watching season 6 online because I couldn’t stand the suspense! The show is absolutely fantastic. If you’re looking for a little ‘island getaway’ while the snow is still melting outside, this will be the perfect distraction.…