Daily Dinner Table

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

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

Crab and Corn Chowder

It’s been a loooong time since posting anything, but lying here (at 3:33 am) I’ve decided to post tonight’s delicious dinner. I’ll add a photo a bit later. This is … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Very Vanilla ice Cream

Merry Christmas Eve! I just made some very vanilla ice cream and it’s delish! I DO have a snazzy ice cream maker, which expedites the process immensely, but it’ll work … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pizza Night in New York City

I love New York! I’m here in the Big Apple visiting my kids & excited about the US Open. It starts tomorrow, & we are going! Although I’m excited about … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Veggie-Oli Soup

This will be a great go to quick meal that is delicious. Inspired by a food magazine, it’s a new favorite of mine. It’s quick, because you use ready made … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s my Mother’s Birthday!

I know this blog is titled Daily Dinner Table, but I’ve been so busy with other stuff lately and this weighing heavily  on my mind. My mom’s birthday is tomorrow, … Continue reading

August 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Tomato, Cucumber and Watermelon Gazpacho

It’s cucumber week! I have been craving the light crisp freshness of cucumbers lately and thanks to the latest edition of the Food Network Magazine, this recipe hit the spot. … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Almost Home-made Eggplant and Spinach “meat” sauce

Hmmm, looking at that title doesn’t exactly make your mouth water. Whenever you put the word meat in quotation marks doesn’t foster a rush to the tastebuds! However, in my … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · Leave a comment