Category Archives: Eating

Breakfast In The Medieval Town of Tabor, South Bohemia

I love breakfast. Those of you who stop by here know this. My love for breakfast has contrasts though, from the late night greasy diner, to the spoiled hotel breakfast buffet. When people ask me what I miss about America … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers & Snacks, Bacon, Baked Goods, Bohemia, Bread & Grains, Breakfast, Breakfast Sandwich, Cheese, Coffee, Cooking, Cuisine, Czech Republic, Eating, Eggs, Food, Ham, Hotel Nautilus, Meat, Recipes, Restaurants, Rolls, Sandwiches, Sausage Links, Scrambled Eggs, Tabor, Toast, Travel | 8 Comments

Big Mac or Fresh Bread and a Cheese Plate?

Who does not love cheese. To me the perfect desert is a glass of red wine and a cheese plate. When I lived in New York City my favorite thing to do on my day off was to go to the … Continue reading

Posted in American Cheese, Appetizers & Snacks, Baked Goods, Balkan Cheese, Bleu Cheese, Bread & Grains, Breakfast, Buffalo Mozzarella, Burgers, Cheddar Cheese, Cheese, Chesseburger, Cooking, Cream Cheese, Cuisine, Dessert, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, Feta, Food, Gorgonzola, Gruyère, Jalapeno Cheese, Manchango Cheese, Mozzarella, Parmesean, Pecorino Romano, Processed Cheddar, Provolone, Quotes, Recipes, Ricotta Cheese, Romano Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Whited Cheddar Cheese | 6 Comments

A Three Egg Fromelette w/ Sausage, Sun Dried Tomatoes, & Parmesean

So what do you do when you dream of having a nice greedy three egg omelette for breakfast on a Saturday morning, one for you and one for your wife, or visa versa, and you only have three eggs? You … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Breakfast, Butter, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Food, Frittata, Fromelette, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Leeks, Meat, Omelette, Onions, Parmesean, Recipes, Sausage Links, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Swiss Cheese, Turkey, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Chicken Wings With Spicy Basque Ketchup (via Trissalicious)

Here is an adapted recipe from “Trissalicious.” I have had some good opportunity to try some great fresh made ketchup and relishes in Europe that really would blow you away. So when I came across this little number I had … Continue reading

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Sunday Photos…Vintage Canning Jars (via Not Dabbling In Normal)

Here is an interesting post about canning jars with some great photos to boot. Check them out. “To ‘put by’ is an old deep-country way of saying to ‘save something you don’t have to use now, against the time when … Continue reading

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Todays Quote on Wild Strawberries

“Are wild strawberries really wild? Will they scratch an adult, will they snap at a child? Should you pet them, or let them run free where they roam? Could they ever relax in a steam-heated home? Can they be trained … Continue reading

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Pork, Red Wine, and Wild Mushroom Bolognese

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of chicken stock 1/2 cup of red wine 50 g of dried wild mushrooms 8 cloves of garlic chopped 2 small cans of whole peeled tomatoes with juice 1lb of spaghetti 4 tbl of butter 1 tsp … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Black Pepper, Boletus, Butter, Button Mushrooms, Cheese, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Leeks, Meat, Mushrooms, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Plum Tomatoes, Pork, Pork Cutlets, Recipes, Red Pepper Flakes, Red Sauce, Red Wine, Sauces & Marinades, Sausage Links, Spaghetti, Stock, Tomatoes, Vegetables, Whole-Peeled-Tomatoes, Wild Mushroom Sauce, Wild Mushrooms, Wine | 4 Comments

Chicken & Carmelized Onion Sandwich W/ Gruyère & Sicilian Pesto

  Tired of ham and cheese sandwiches? This will light your pants on fire and have you begging for another one……..please Sir! It’s the second thing I do that my wife begs for, and I’m not telling you what the … Continue reading

Posted in Bread & Grains, Butter, Chicken, Chicken Broth, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Meat, Onions, Recipes, Rhye Bread, Sandwiches, Sicilian Pesto, Spreads, Stock, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 14 Comments

Broken Omelette

There is an old saying that goes something like this; “Take comfort in knowing that anyone who can make an omelette most likely can do nothing else.”  Author Unknown (I just Forget) I do not recall the author at this … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Breakfast, Butter, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Kernal Corn, Leeks, Meat, Olive Oil, Omelette, Onions, Parmesean, Recipes, Scallions, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 9 Comments

Four Cheese Florentine Pasta With Chicken

Looking for a pasta with a cheese sauce but do not want it smothered in cheese. Then this is the perfect plate for you. There is no way for me to say this is a light dish, but it certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Basil, Cheese, Chicken, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Gorgonzola, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Parmesean, Pasta, Pecorino Romano, Recipes, Sauces & Marinades, Spaghetti, Stock, Vegetables | 4 Comments

Caprese Pasta With Bacon and Onion

  Saw a nice pasta dish over at “Better When Broken,” that I just had to try, and of course would have to modify. The modification you ask? Well by taking the traditional Caprese salad ingredients of this dish and … Continue reading

Posted in Bacon, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Chicken Stock, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Ementhaler Cheese, English Bacon, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italy, Meat, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Penne, Recipes, Vegetables | 10 Comments

Osso Buco (via Rufus’ Food and Spirits Guide)

Lately, peasant food is all the rage. Dishes that used to be inexpensive and called for ingredients most people would not use have begun to cost more than a steak. Consider Osso Buco. My wife wanted me to make the … Continue reading

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Ham, Egg, & Cheese Stuffed Roll

  Some of you may recall my other stuffed roll egg dish, ” Bacon and Eggs In A Roll,” Where I stuff  rolls with bacon and eggs pictured here to the right. Quite delicious I might add. So my wife loves … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Basil, Bread & Grains, Breakfast, Breakfast Sandwich, Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Eggs, Ementhaler Cheese, Food, Ham, Herbs & Spices, Meat, Recipes, Rolls | 10 Comments

Three Bean Potato and Bay Leaf Soup

So I have not been feeling well all week so I have not eaten much, hence I have not had a reason to cook. When I finally did, the cupboards were bare….almost. I made a nice bean soup which is … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Bay Leaves, Celery, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Kidney Beans, Olive Oil, Recipes, Soup, Thyme, Tomatoes, Vegetables, White Beans, Yellow Peas | 4 Comments

Italian Wedding Soup From Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

So we have deleted the original post, since it seems to have been wrongfully copied by another blogger. I now present you with the original recipe from the original blogger over at Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice.  Be sure to … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Cooking, Cuisine, Eating, Food, Herbs & Spices, Italian, Italian Cuisine, Italian Wedding, Italy, Pasta, Recipes, Soup, Tubettini, Vegetables | 2 Comments