Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

I was looking for an older recipe I wrote about before for today’s blog. Reason being is I didn’t really make anything note worthy this past week. For our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went to the Azores and while we liked everything except for the sausage, it was SO smoky and the texture was not to my liking. So this recipe Portuguese recipe popped up … Continue reading Portuguese Braised Pork Shoulder and Clams

Ravani – a moist walnut cake

Do you know it’s super distracting writing my blog this Saturday morning. There is a new phenomenon in the house according to my dog. My great nephew; who is 1 year old is here visiting for the weekend. Poor Billy (my dog) just doesn’t know what to do with him nor understand why everyone wants to play him? What about me and my tennis balls? … Continue reading Ravani – a moist walnut cake

Infused watermelon & fresco cheese salad

It’s been a tough week for me in the kitchen this last week. Usually when I feel this way I wonder what I am going to share with you for a recipe because I didn’t make anything new. Well this past week I made several new things I could or better thought I could have shared. The only problem is I messed up two of … Continue reading Infused watermelon & fresco cheese salad

Mongolian Beef & Buuz meat filled dumpling

I was just reflecting on how quiet it was sitting out here on the porch with the dog. THEN my son showed up with his dog to let him run around the field to expel some energy. Luckily his dog and our dog get along quite well and chasing tennis balls is the best game ever. Last week for our #worldwidewednesday family dinner we went … Continue reading Mongolian Beef & Buuz meat filled dumpling

Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin

Word of the weekend “procrastination” – I made my “usual” list of things I need to get to. Some more important than others. Out of 19 things, don’t worry some are silly but I write them all down so I don’t forget; or is it more so I can cross them off. Friday night I tell myself to get up and get going early. I … Continue reading Porchetta – herb pork belly wrapped pork loin