Tag: Ankeny Street

HONEY BRITTLE WITH PEANUTS

Is everyone ‘over the hills and through the woods’ on their way to Grandma’s yet? At the moment, The Professor and I are in the air on our way to Arizona to visit family for the holidays; I’m rocking out to Michael McDonald bringing it home with ‘Children Go Where […]

GLUTEN-FREE, GRAIN-FREE APPLE CAKE

And suddenly, it was September. The Professor and I are home this month and we’ve been taking advantage of ‘no travel’ by tidying up our abode – fresh paint on walls, dusting everything in the rooms from floor to ceiling and moving furniture around. I don’t know if there’s such a thing […]

SIMPLY WATERMELON

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”30763619″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Watermelon Man by Mongo Santamaría The first whack of my knife against the variegated green and the thick skin of a watermelon bursts open revealing pink-red flesh speckled with jet-black tear-dropped seeds. I’m reminded of the Little House on Ankeny Street where […]

ROASTED RHUBARB AND PINK PEPPERCORN COMPOTE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”22951544″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Glitter In The Air by Pink My mother used to make quite a few of our family meals in a large, silver, Waring Dutch oven: Sunday pot roast, soups, spaghetti sauce, boiled potatoes for potato salad and many more dishes that escape […]

BASEBALL, HOT DOGS AND TOMATO COBBLER

Musical pairing – Home by Michael Bublé I don’t really remember actually eating tomatoes while living in the little house on Ankeny Street, I’m sure I did because we grew them in our garden and I know that my grandmother grew them in her garden. In fact, I believe that […]