Idrija Bobbin Lace

Lace Butterfly

I attended the IOLI (International organization of Lace, Inc.) convention this August in Sacramento. I was able to take several wonderful classes. One of the classes was Lace Bling with Deborah Beever.  This was a class just filled to the brim with new contemporary ideas, … [Read more...]

Mary’s Turkey Tetrazini

Mary’s Turkey Tetrazini  Serves 6-8  2 c. turkey cubes or pieces 1 lb. sliced mushrooms, any variety or combination ½ to 1 c. grated cheese (parmesan or romano) 1 pkg. cooked (al dente) egg noodles, drained 2-3 cloves garlic (and a chopped shallot, … [Read more...]

Vegan Cookie Book

Vegan Cookies Cookbook

Just recently I got a new cookbook- Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar by Isa Chandra Moskowitz, and Terry Hope Romero.  I'm an omnivore, but I have a family member who generously will eat vegetarian when out, but would prefer to stick with vegan food.  Also, one of my … [Read more...]

Mary’s Carbonara Recipe

pasta-press

I got an overwhelming response to Mary's Lasagne Recipe.  Anyone lucky enough to try Mary's cooking knows what a great Italian cook she is. I asked her for this recipe.  Maybe this would be a good one to help feed all your holiday guests this weekend, after you've tired of … [Read more...]

Auntie Mary’s Lasagne Recipe

Lasagna

Well, Auntie Mary, is really a friend of mine, but when she saw this blog, she just knew she had to contribute some of her great recipes.  Actually, she is one of the best cooks ever, and has just the magic touch to make everything taste great.  Each time she cooks, she … [Read more...]