Holiday

Adventures in Eating: Pumpkin Stew with Lentils and Chard

Pumpkins are not just for Halloween, but for year-round cancer protection. Dai­ly, I read something about how certain foods aid in forestalling or eliminating certain diseases. Eating pumpkin is the latest scientific information regarding feeding our body machinery more effi­ciently to live a healthier life. I also just read where tests have shown that women… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Turkey Tetrazini

By the time most of you read this column, Thanksgiving will have been history. You will have baked (hope­fully) or purchased your cooked tur­key, and some of that good stuff is still in your refrigerator. Leftover tur­key, whether it be made into curry, salad, sandwiches, hash, etc. is al­ways welcome. Turkey is a bountiful food… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Eggs Motul

It would not surprise me one bit if you are perched on the edge of your seat awaiting this next episode of Eggs Motul from our Bridal luncheon! Next month will be the fi­nal installment of this thrilling “cliff hang­er”. I expect it will entice you to run to your market to purchase the ingredients… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Brie En Croute

It is a little unsettling to write this column for the holidays, as I must think ahead when I know I am not emotionally ready for the holidays. That always begins after Thanksgiving. My benchmark is Halloween, when I begin thinking of Thanksgiving. The way merchandising is going these days, I fear Halloween will soon… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Flaming Raisin Sauce

No matter how hard I try to stay ahead of a holiday menu through WOMC, I am always behind. Here, I thought, is an easy showy sauce for the holiday ham, and I am a month behind. Surely, you froze some of that delicious meat, so use leverage when you serve it again. I have… read more »

Recipe: Halloween Squash Soup| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Halloween Squash Soup Rosemarie | September 1984 Torrance Airport, deemed one of the busiest airports in the world because of touch-and-go operations, is just a skip and a hop from our home. It must be said, that this airport is smack in the center of a large city and is not exempt… read more »

Recipe: Chocolate Covered Raisin Clusters| Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Chocolate Covered Raisin Clusters Rosemarie | November 1984 This is way off the topic of today’s column, but I could not resist sharing some good news. Two cakes from Rosemarie’s Kitchen were submitted for judging in the LA County Fair. Both won ribbons! It did my ego worlds of good. I’m still… read more »

Recipe: Scripture Cake | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Scripture Cake by Rosemarie | December 1983 A glorious Holiday Season to all of you faithful readers of this column. My gift to you is this month’s recipe. A real brain twister for all those who are curious and like to do a bit of research. See how easy you have had… read more »

Recipe: Peg Maleys Reuben Bake | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Peg Maleys Reuben Bake by Rosemarie | February 1983 The big red N, the Corn Huskers, the broad fertile plains of the hearty mid-west; these all spell the great State of Nebraska. Our eldest son, married a wonderful girl, (for­merly Lynn Duling) from Lincoln, Nebraska. Christmas 1982, our whole family, spent Christmas… read more »

Recipe: Black Eye Peas | Food and Wine Pairing

Adventures in Eating: Black Eye Peas Rosemarie | January 1983 Everybody has 2 bits to say about what was good or bad about the year 1982, and the soothsayers are busy forecasting 1983. So far the outlook doesn’t seem so hot. As for me, I just go on thinking about all the wonderful tastes that… read more »