Good Old Days and Zucchini Bread

These last three weeks of isolation has brought some serious time for reflection… and some purging, but I’ll save that for later. I realized something during my solitary walk this morning – it was SO quiet! It was almost as though the earth was rejoicing in the peace that the forced human quarantine had brought…

Protein in little packages

Just before Tony left for his deployment last time (back when it seemed we were only eating grilled tacos with nopalitos or just wilted spinach with garlic and tomato), we made a healthy life-style change with P90x2. The program whipped our behinds for the first 3 weeks, but then we noticed it was also whipping…

Salad ~ the Italian way!

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity. – Voltaire Once you try insalatina di petto di pollo e verdure con guanciale all’aceto balsamico, you may never go back to what you knew salad to be ~ no, really!  It is…

Zucchini Fritters

I make zucchini, and corn-green chile fritters, but never with an Asian flare… Can’t wait to try these; recipe courtesy of epicurious.com I also use my grill pan or oven instead if frying my fritters Ingredients Soy dipping sauce: 3 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar Crushed red…