November 2010

Thanks for the Special Things

November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving Day 2010.   We think once in our history we catered a Thanksgiving meal for the owners of The Men’s Warehouse and cooked two turkeys, one was the triple stuffed bird with a chicken inside and a quail inside of that with three different stuffing’s.  We served some twenty people and it was a wonderful […]

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Cooking with the Lee family from Taiwan

November 23, 2010

We welcomed the Lee family of five into our kitchen tonight to prepare a festive meal.  They are the Lee family from Taiwan and were delightful to spend time with.  Two of their kids are attending Stanford and Rachel is still in high school back east.  Mom and Dad live in Taipei.  We hope to see them […]

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More Cooking with the Kids That Count

November 22, 2010

Cooking with the kids again.  We are finding that there are about half the gang that is vegetarian.  Today we prepared pasta served with vegetarian tomato sauce and those who eat meat prepared meatballs, sautéed them and all were topped with fresh grated Parmesan cheese and served with a loaf of DJ made French bread […]

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Another Birthday

November 21, 2010

Wow, so many birthdays.  Today is my big sister’s birthday; Happy Birthday Pam, I LOVE YOU.  She was about 2 years and 3 months old when I joined her.   I don’t remember those times but I sure remember when she used to get me down on the floor and tickle me until I couldn’t stand […]

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Double Birthdays

November 18, 2010

Today would have been Dad Bill’s (Kent’s dad) birthday!  We thought about him a lot today.  He is sorely missed as he was such a pleasant presence in our lives.  He shares his day with our old friend Mike Bonanno from Danville days.  We were able to send him a card via email; had to […]

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Teen Center Monday

November 15, 2010

Another cooking session with the teens at the Teen Center.  We are definitely gaining a following; not sure if it’s about the cooking or the food.  Today we made cheese ravioli with red pepper sauce and chocolate caramel cups for dessert.  Both were loved and devoured.

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