cooking

The Woman of 1987 – The Cook’s Month Off!

Dedicated to: The Woman of 1987 (The cook’s month off) I was loaned “Buckeye Cookery and Practical Housekeeping” published in 1880. It was dedicated to “those plucky housewives who master their work instead of allowing it to master them.” I looked up the word plucky in the dictionary, thinking it would mean quick to act,… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Tofu-Eggplant Casserole

Friends give me interesting recipes, and that is fun, as I get the exposure to a variety of palate preferences. This month’s recipe intrigued me, as it was easy, inexpensive and nutritious. A great combination. However, herein lies the tale. I am printing the recipe as given me, but along with that, how I altered… read more »

Adventures in Eating: Texas Style Fajita Sauce

How, when, and where, the name and the food we call Fajita got its start, is unknown to me. Even some verbal reĀ­search in Mexican restaurants unearthed… nada. To further complicate the matter, I learned that a Fajita in Texas is different than what we call a Fajita in California. Nevertheless, we now can order… read more »