In today’s recipe, I am going to make Kielbasa, cabbage and leek soup. I was never a real fan of kielbasa until our friend and neighbor Jane Dancey brought us some Kowalski’s Polish Kielbasa from Michigan. The Kowalski Sausage Company that was established 95 years ago by Polish immigrants. It […]
Our home in Upstate NY was located in an historic hamlet on the shore of Lake Ontario called Pultneyville. The hamlet was originally laid out in 1806 and is listed with the National Register of Historic Places. At one time a significant Great Lakes trading port and site of a War of 1812 skirmish, it now is a quiet, Western New York bedroom community. Set between the fruit orchards and a Great Lake on the Seaway Trail, many of Pultneyville’s activities focus on summer sailing and theatre. The hamlet boasts an active marina and is home to the second-oldest little theater in the United States.
I’ve been doing a lot of cooking lately and didn’t feel like preparing a complicated time consuming dinner. So, I went to an old favorite…grilled chicken thighs over a bed of tossed organic spring mix greens, fresh blueberries, Sargento crumbled blue cheese, and Pompeian red wine vinegar. The Blueberries and […]
Every time my wife Barb makes this incredibly delicious Saltimbocca wrapped with prosciutto over sauteed spinach laden with garlic my thoughts go back to Dominick’s Italian restaurant the old neighborhood in Rochester, New York. They were wonderful times!
Many years ago our daughter Jennifer (7 months pregnant), her husband Shaun and 3-year-old Sophie (who is now 17) moved in with us temporarily while waiting for their home in Tampa to be finished. Let me tell you it was a very interesting 6 weeks. Jen was hormonal, Shaun was […]