A brown belt for Big Guy – not that it’s important
Mon, 12/03/12 – 12:49 | Comments Off

It was testing week in karate and, as usual, Big Guy was under the gun. Not as much as he used to be, when he didn’t have a clue and had to frantically cram, but …

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Egg-free, garlic-free cocktail meatballs
Thursday, 15 Jan, 2009 – 13:09 | Comments Off
Egg-free, garlic-free cocktail meatballs

This is a favorite dating back to my single-girl hostess with the mostest days. I have no idea where it came from, but I freaked out momentarily a few weeks ago when I couldn’t find …

Hummus a hit for meals or snacks
Tuesday, 23 Dec, 2008 – 13:37 | 2 Comments
Hummus a hit for meals or snacks

It cracks me up when someone takes a basic dish from another country, slaps a gourmet label on it and transforms simple to upscale.
Such is the case with humble hummus. It’s been a staple in …

Egg-free, garlic-free sun-dried tomato dip
Monday, 22 Dec, 2008 – 13:48 | Comments Off
Egg-free, garlic-free sun-dried tomato dip

This frankly is not a kid favorite — except for Boots, who is famous worldwide for eating anything. But I love it even though I hate tomato, so I make it and listen to Big …