Monthly Archives: November 2007

Thanksgiving 2007

Happy Thanksgiving!  We made a wonderful turkey, stuffing with chestnuts and sausage, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes with plenty o’cream and butter, and some steamed fresh green beans.  We always make a large turkey so we have leftovers for turkey curry … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Recipes | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Denny’s in Vestal, NY

Today is the first anniversary of my father’s death, thus, the theme of this entry is coffee.  I’ll take this opportunity to write something about the Denny’s in Vestal, New York, he went to for coffee every morning  for years … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Restaurants & Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Beef burgundy

I broke out the pressure cooker and made beef stew.  I’ve always been somewhat afraid of pressure cookers.  My mother used one all the time, and it was a first-generation jiggle-top, to boot, but I don’t remember her standing around … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Recipes, Tips | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Europa in Orinda

Matthew and I drove over the hill to Orinda today.  Orinda is an upscale little city a bit deeper into Contra Costa County that I have always heard good things about.  We thought we’d check out the food situation there. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Restaurants & Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment