Author: Debra

MY IN-LAWS & DORIE’S CARDAMOM CRUMB CAKE

Musical pairing – This I Know by Sam & Ruby . It’s been a rough winter for my in-laws.  After months of pain meds and limping around with a bum leg, my mother-in-law had hip replacement surgery in February.   The surgery required a couple of days in the hospital, home […]

GARDEN PROJECT 2010

Musical pairing – Waitin’ on a Sunny Day by Bruce Springsteen . This is the time of year when I get antsy to get outside and dig in the dirt – and it’s been a particularly llllooonnngggg winter; in fact, I’d dare say it’s been quite the winter for lots […]

NO-RECIPE, RECIPE ASPARAGUS TART

Musical pairing – I Gotta Feeling by The Black Eyed Peas . This is going to be a super quick post as this is a super quick no-recipe, recipe – and it’s delicious to boot!  My ‘Nati’ family made this for a family gathering several months back and I’ve loved […]

WALLA WALLA & GORGONZOLA FLANK STEAK SAMMIES

Musical pairing – Dreams Be Dreams by Jack Johnson . I grew up in Southeastern Washington State in the tiny little town of Walla Walla – population of about 25,000 when I lived there.  Some of you will have to look it up on Google maps while others will recognize […]

BLACK BEANS & RICE AND THE PROFESSOR

. Musical pairing – You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song), Jeffrey Osborne . There is a running joke in the family that The Professor and I never dated . . . and we didn’t . . . even though we spent quite a bit of time together, it […]