Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

My first pepper!

I  grew this!  I’m the consummate brown thumb. I kill most living plants, that’s why I’m so excited that my first pepper is here. It’s supposed to be red, but green … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Voila Bread!

Ah, French bread. I could easily live on bread alone. Ok, a little cheese too. Oops forgot the  fruit, chocolate, and wine! Of course, anyone who truly knows me knows … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Empty Pantry Pasta

What to make when you’ve been away, you have an empty pantry, and a refrigerator full of, well….. science experiments?  I didn’t really feel like cooking much tonight. We had … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

I just learned a great tip for bread baking!

This tip is for all of you bread bakers out there. You may very well already know this, but I just read it in Saveur Magazine’s latest issue and I’m … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Chard Tort

Sister visit continued! My sister, Eileen, made this for us and ohhhhhhh is it SO good! I haven’t tried this myself yet, therefore no alterations have been made by me. … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Raspberry peach cake

Sister visit! While visiting my sister in upstate NY, she made us so many fabulous meals it’s hard to keep up. This was one dessert she made that she gave … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cucumber Caviar Canapé

Want a simply delicious light summertime appetizer or little snack? Here ya go! This little bite is a nice blend of fresh, crisp, savory & salty, with the added benefit … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Salmon Salad with Walnuts

Salmon! I love, love, love salmon! It’s quick, healthy, versatile and so delicious. This dish is all of that rolled into one super fresh, super simple recipe. You’ll need: Salmon, … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment