Food

  • Recipe: Baked Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

    By on June 1, 2009

    We love this dish so much we just planted a whole bunch of tomato plants to support it. Meanwhile,...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe For Fresh Peas

    By on May 26, 2009

    I can’t remember when I last shelled fresh peas. It is not only fun but delicious. The photos below...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe: Tilapia Soufflé

    By on May 20, 2009

    This recipe is a spin off of mine from one I found on the inside of a Stouffer’s Corn...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe for Great Crab Cakes

    By on May 12, 2009

    Having been in Maryland recently, I finally had what was reported as the area’s “best crab cake,” but I...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe: Sour Cream Coffee Cake

    By on May 2, 2009

    My husband’s Aunt Clara fed us this delicious coffee cake when we were in Texas for Easter. She got...

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    Polly Castor
  • Recipe: Lillie’s Corn Cheese Pudding

    By on April 16, 2009

    Well, I didn’t think about taking this picture until after I had started eating…  In the middle of the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of Secular Easter in Texas

    By on April 12, 2009

    We had a wonderful Easter celebration with my husband’s family in Texas.  Here are some vignettes of the trimmings. ...

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    Polly Castor
  • Hope for the Ocean’s Seafood

    By on March 29, 2009

    This entry is a follow up to yesterdays’ entry on overfishing which you can read here if you missed...

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    Polly Castor
  • Overfishing

    By on March 28, 2009

    My non-fiction reading in recent months has been consumed with reading about overfishing. I’ve been a vegetarian for...

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    Polly Castor
  • Lemon Cake and an American Poetry Anthology

    By on March 14, 2009

      I had a pleasant Friday evening last night interspersed with intervals working in my office, making a Lemon...

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    Polly Castor
  • Veggie Sausage and Rainbow Chard Lasagna

    By on March 10, 2009

    This lasagna was delicious.  As a base recipe, I used this one from Martha Stewart (click here for the...

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    Polly Castor
  • How to Make Frizzled Leeks

    By on February 27, 2009

    This is how we make frizzled leeks at our house. I like the brown crunchy ones...

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    Polly Castor