This is a dessert that I made to go with the shepherds pie when we visited my friend’s houseboat a couple of weeks ago. Sweet and juicy nectarines enhance this traditional sponge cake, drenched with sweet buttery goodness. Fresh peaches … Continue reading UPSIDE-DOWN FRESH NECTARINE CAKE
Raystown Lake in Pennsylvania is where water meets woodlands and meadows meet mountain paths. When our friends invited us to their houseboat for a weekend, we gladly accepted. The drive through Amish country, the quaint Americana towns that passed us … Continue reading A tasty weekend on a houseboat!
We typically strive to incorporate fish in our diets, especially varieties that contain heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids. I often look for wild-caught rather than farm-raised, but that sometimes limits my choices. My favorite trip about once a month is … Continue reading Sauteed Flounder with Orange-shallot and wine sauce
Quite recently we made a bold move when we decided to downsize from a larger home with an acre of land to a smaller home and lot. More about the move later. I’m not too sure when I developed … Continue reading From a large plot to a postage stamp!