Food Memories and Random Thoughts- Results From Chilly February Days….

Feb 25

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I have never been a person who complains very much about the weather. This has been a fairly mild winter here in Portland;however, I could use some warmer days…. and a bit more sunshine too. My favorite pastimes while stuck inside on chilly long February days are reading,cooking and just” day dreaming”. The day dreaming […]

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Valentines Day Souffle!

Feb 14

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      I never get to have a regular Valentines Day. My husband, Matthew, was born on February 14th. He’s been taught that as long as I get a card and chocolates (Moonstruck usually, though today I sampled a Salted Caramel from Pearl Chocolates that set me back on my heels), I’m okay with that. He, the lucky guy, gets […]

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San Antonio ,Texas Has A Way Of…..PART 1

Jan 10

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San Antonio , Texas has a way of staying in a person’s memories. Maybe just a one day layover – as my friend did as a summer exchange student experience traveling all the way on a long bus ride in 1963. The trip is 1775 plus miles from Minneapolis to Guadalajara , Mexico. San Antonio […]

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The Chocolate Cake Sagas…..Part 2

Dec 18

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“That hot coffee is not going to work”, I said with conviction as my new wife Belinda was making my birthday cake ….just three days after getting married. Bernard had warned me to never criticize my future wife’s cooking . Of course, “Mr. Big Mouth” (ME), had just done that very thing! “Would you like […]

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Restaurants….. For Me – AN Affliction , A Curse or An Adventure ?

Nov 25

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An affliction , a curse or an adventure ? I guess it depends what day it is…what mood I’m in or what year it is . Now I am speaking about myself and not necessarily about others . I have friends and collegues who make their incomes designing , consulting , operating …many facets of […]

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Dirt Road Ramblings about Apples and Oranges and Pudding and …..

Oct 31

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I can’t help having little food memories pop up now and then . Does this happen to any of you that have a unique or special involvement with food and cooking ? Maybe a memory of a childhood experience . Something of a  more recent time ? Perhaps a special birthday party celebration with your […]

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