Archives for February 2014

French Bistro Night

Every month, my best girl friends and I get together with our husbands to play Bunco.  Is it Bunco or Bunko?  I can never remember.  Anyway, we take turns hosting each month and when it’s your turn, you are in charge of making dinner.  We’ve pretty much been around the world as far as cuisine Continue Reading…

Mock Mongolian Beef

If you love Asian food, you can relate to the fact that there’s just nothing that can quench the craving for it than to just pick up a pair of chopsticks and indulge. It’s very annoying to have to slip on your Uggs, belt up your pea coat, and head out into the cold February Continue Reading…

A Dozen Sweet Reasons

I always have really big lofty ideas for holiday treats, but I am so short on time that many of them never bud into actual creations.  In fact, this year I was going to do a whole Chinese New Year tablescape and menu as well as a Superbowl spread.   You don’t see these posts because Continue Reading…

A Taste of New England Gift Basket

On Christmas day this year, my husband’s parents came over to our house and visited with us.  We got to talking about where my father-in-law Raymond Havey grew up and what his childhood was like.  He’s from New Hampshire and if you listen really close, you can hear a little bit of that unmistakable New Continue Reading…

Hamburger Bundles

Ok, so this meal is not pretty.  In fact, it could be called downright ugly.  It will probably not be pinned over and over again on Pinterest because of it.  This meal is not gourmet and this meal is not fancy.  So, now that you know what it’s not, I’ll tell you what it is…it’s Continue Reading…