I carved pumpkins tonight!

Pumpkins are one of my favorite endeavors. My best friend from elementary thru high school’s parents had a harvest party the last sunday before halloween, every year where neighbors, friends, and family all got together…

Pan-seared NY steak, sautéed mashed potatoes, parmesan crackers, and onion soup.

This was dinner on sunday night. It was as much food as it sounds like. Neither Craig nor myself could finish it, which is a shame, because it was GOOD. On Saturday I decided that…

Corned beef with cabbage and potatoes. Oh, and Potstickers too.

Yeah. I know that this meal makes all sorts of sense to you. If you knew Craig, you’d know that these are some of his favorite foods, along with stinky cheese and cheesecakes. So that’s…

We used the fire pit!

Ok, I’m only one and a half weeks behind on my photos. A couple weeks ago was our last week of nice (dry) weather prior to months and months of rain and overcast days. Since…

Early Thanksgiving

So Craig’s brother Dan was back in town for about a week in late September. Their aunt Diane was also in town visiting, so we decided to do an impromptu Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving with Craig’s…

Crab & 3 cheese ravioli on a bed of Pomodoro

I love fresh ravioli. I love it so much, but it’s a love/hate relationship with it. Every time I make it, I’m reminded why I don’t do it very often, it’s time consuming, and by…

Diane’s Pomodoro Sauce

I may actually get ejected from the family by posting this pomodoro recipe. Craig’s Aunt Diane is a cooking goddess. She cooks the most amazing foods, and has a half-Sicilian heritage to back it up….