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Tuna “Not Like The Lunch Hall” Casserole

I have this recipe that I pulled out of one of the first issues of Rachael Ray’s Magazine and I adapted it just a bit to our liking, but that’s what recipes are all about, right? 436 more words

At Home

say cheese

A good piece of cheese is a wonderful thing. I visit the Waimata Cheese cart at The Farmer’s Market nearly every Saturday, buying a hunk of that wonderful stuff aged in vine ashes, or a wedge of their wonderful blue, to scatter through salads, or melt with butter for a quick pasta sauce. 110 more words

Food And Wine

This week’s Catwinepick: “Klidi” meaning “Key”, (Protected Geographical Indication Drama/PGI, 2013)

“Who in the world am I?

Ah, that’s the great puzzle.”

Alice in WonderlandLewis Carroll,

This week’s accidental catwinepick is  “Κλειδί 789 more words


Halibut and Shrimp with Minted Broth

Although I am always experimenting with new cooking recipes, I have yet to post any! But now it is time for the first one, a perfect summer dish when you don’t feel like cooking on the grill. 433 more words



Another summer sangria recipe.

In a large pitcher, mix one 750 ml bottle dry white wine with 1/2 cup each gin and packed mint leaves, 1/2 English cucumber, sliced; 1/2 honeydew melon, cubed; and 3 tablespoons sugar.   16 more words


Chicken Cacciatore

I have fond memories enjoying Chicken Cacciatore at a high school friend’s house.  Her mother made this dish with mashed potatoes on the side.  The delicious tomato sauce would blend in with the mashed potatoes and create a magical flavor combination. 428 more words


Cucumber, White Wine and Mint Sorbet

Refreshing summer stunner of a sorbet!

Regular readers of my blog will realise I’ve fallen a bit behind with posting new recipes – I’m blaming that on the all consuming day job I was working on! 423 more words