“In My Kitchen” September 2022

We had some rain (much needed). We’ve had some cooler weather. Will September bring more? We will have to wait and see. In the meantime, step into my August kitchen.

On a recent date night, we visited a quaint pizza place that made their own version of fireball. We noticed that almost everyone coming in . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” September 2022

Focaccia with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts, Rosemary and Honey

The Great British Bake Off inspired me to create a new recipe. Weird combination but it works. . . . → Read More: Focaccia with Roasted Grapes, Walnuts, Rosemary and Honey

Spiced Grape-Orange Jam (2.0)

More jelly recipes today. This is a version of a version of a version. . . . → Read More: Spiced Grape-Orange Jam (2.0)

A Berry Good Sangria

Find an afternoon of leisure, sit on your patio or deck, and sip some berry good sangria. . . . → Read More: A Berry Good Sangria

Brandied Grapes

This month’s Food ‘n Flix movie selection was “A Walk in the Clouds.” Please keep reading to see the dish that was inspired by the film. . . . → Read More: Brandied Grapes

Spiced Grape-Orange Jam

Just enough grapes this year for one batch of jam—an experiment to combine all my favorite recipes into one. See how it turned out. . . . → Read More: Spiced Grape-Orange Jam

Broccoli, Grape and Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Broccoli, Grape and Whole Wheat Pasta Salad: The perfect accompaniment to our Easter ham. Welcome to April’s Secret Recipe Club Post. . . . → Read More: Broccoli, Grape and Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Napa Turkey Salad

I count the days until spring every year. The count down starts in August.

Softball season starts and merges with football season. In November—no more Friday nights standing in the cold. Then, Thanksgiving is here and basketball season begins. Winter Break comes and goes and we are still playing roundball. Sometime in middle to late . . . → Read More: Napa Turkey Salad

Grape Jelly and Conserves

OK—It is a Jamboree of Jelly and Jam over here. (Sorry, I couldn’t resist but remember you haven’t had to sit through Peach Palooza and Gala of Grapes this year.)

I have been picking about 5 pounds of grapes every afternoon after work and coming in to make jams and jellies. Instead of . . . → Read More: Grape Jelly and Conserves

Grape stompin’ time….

Actually, we did not stomp anything with our feet but we used a potato masher! Join us on our wine making odyssey. . . . → Read More: Grape stompin’ time….