Author: Debra

I’M STILL HERE . . .

Musical pairing – Still The One by Orleans. I miss you guys, I really miss you!  The last two weeks have been sooooo busy for me and The Professor and there are still unfinished projects on the schedule but I wanted to get a quick post up to let you […]

THE ICE-BURG AND SMOKY PORK BURGERS

Musical pairing – Let’s Go To The Hop by Danny & The Juniors. In my childhood town of Walla Walla, there is a little burger joint on Birch street called, ‘The Ice-burg’ that has been a fixture in that community for almost 60 years.  My mom and dad dined on […]

FRENCH TOAST & HOMEMADE STRAWBERRY JAM

Musical pairing – Starfish and Coffee by Matt Nathanson . Can we talk?  Sometimes I dream about breakfast – eggs, bacon, hashbrowns . . . but most of the breakfasts I remember eating as a kid, consisted of cold cereal or peanut butter toast – occasionally we’d have waffles on […]

A REVOLUTION & MY FIRST GIVEAWAY

Musical pairing – Talking About A Revolution by Tracy Chapman *************** UPDATE:  CONGRATULATIONS #12 BRENDA, YOU’RE THE WINNER!  Please contact me with your mail address so I can get your book out to you! *************** Unless you were captured by aliens, been sleeping ala Rip Van Winkle or you don’t […]

NEITHER A CHICK NOR A PEA – FAVA BEAN PUREE

Musical pairing – I’m A Believer by Smash Mouth . I love Alice Waters; in fact, I’ve been a fan of Alice Waters long before she became a National movement.  I love that she cares about our earth, I love that she’s a champion when it comes to educating children […]

GARDENS – THE JOY OF SPRING

. Musical pairing – Happy by Secrets In Stereo Much needed rain is headed our way this weekend but I wanted to share a few of the pictures The Professor snapped as he walked around our gardens this evening.  I’m thrilled we are documenting the process this year as it […]

SPAGHETTI ALLA CARBONARA

Musical pairing – Koop Island Blues by Koop . I fell in love with Spaghetti Carbonara during my trip to Rome several years ago and it’s been one of my all-time favorite comfort dishes ever since.  Perfectly cooked al dente pasta wrapped in a silky, luscious sauce made with egg […]