Daily Dinner Table

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

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Bread!

I love baking bread. I love to eat bread even more! Today, in prep for having the family over for Easter dinner tomorrow, I baked some bread. One was experimental, … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Fabulous Find!

Although I am not Jewish, this cookbook piqued my interest, and boy am I glad it did! What a fabulous find. It also happens to be #7 on the NYT … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sheet-pan Salmon with inspiration from India

This is a very tasty and easy one pan dinner which is colorful & healthy. I like to make a whole salmon filet and either re-heat, or even pack up … Continue reading

March 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Sweet Find

I found this amazing product on the shelves of my local grocery store and figured I’d try it. Generally, when you find something that seems too good to be true, … Continue reading

March 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Lemon-Basil Infused Water

Happy Summer! What’s better on a hot summer day, then a refreshing, delicious, tall cool glass of water? Lemon -basil infused water! It’s very simple to do. If you’re not … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Lemon Honey Whipped Cream

I made some key lime pie the other day, was busy preparing dinner for company & asked my son, Xander, if he’d whip up some cream for the pie topping. … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

I DO know Jack Dip

Need something to bring to an impromptu party? Friends dropping by unexpectedly? Here is a great snack/ dip you can whip up in 5 minutes, tastes great and (aside from … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cawfee Hon Ice Cream

Growing up in New Jersey,  whenever we’d go to a coffee shop or diner, the server would ask what sounded like, ” ya want cawfee hon”? Some of us still … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

With a little help from my freezer

Does this look like a frozen pizza? Well, it is, and it isn’t! I like to keep a frozen pizza in the freezer for a quick “emergency” situation. If I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

Famously delicious cookie cakes

My mother used to make this very often when we were young, and I JUST noticed a similar version of this on the box of  Nabisco Famous Chocolate wafers. On … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 4 Comments

Great garlic tip!

I have done this forever, but recently realized that this tip might not be as well known as I thought. (I always figure if I know it, everyone must!) But … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ooops! Busy day, Grilled cheese it is.

Usually, no matter how tired I am and even if my husband is away, I still enjoy making dinner. I enjoy experimenting with ingredients, herbs and spices. Sometimes, I DO … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wasabi Smashed Red Potatoes (Dijon, Parmesan alternatives)

Simple, simple, simple! Oh… Yes, and delicious!  Potatoes are so versatile, you can dress them up in so many ways. This is a nice way to add delicate flavor up … Continue reading

May 26, 2013 · 3 Comments

Crazy Comfort

I just landed at our local airport after being in NYC for a while. I’m finally home and really want some “comfort” food, but it’s hot outside and I don’t … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 1 Comment