Spicy Turkey Pepperoni Red Sauce con Lasagne Noodles

Pepperoni con Penne, a fast dinner entree which won the hearts of family members underwent an experiment today. Typically the spicy red pepperoni sauce is made by the time the pasta water has come to a boil and the penne is cooked. Today I made the simple sauce of turkey pepperoni fried in olive oil … More Spicy Turkey Pepperoni Red Sauce con Lasagne Noodles

In the kitchen with juliyya: Butterscotch Chewy Bars

My eight year-old kitchen companion yesterday is heading off today to a family vacation where there will be boating and fishing and friends. Such occasions need cookies, she and I agreed. We discussed some possibilities before settling on this cookie which has no butter or margarine or shortening or oil and is made in a … More In the kitchen with juliyya: Butterscotch Chewy Bars

In the kitchen with juliyya: Black Cherry Ice Cream

My cookies-and-cream companion yesterday was an eight year-old natural kitchen artist, as will be seen in a separate post. She was here the previous afternoon doing a craft project while I was cutting black cherries in half and excising the pip. (The cherry stoner doesn’t work on cherries the size of these.) She watched me … More In the kitchen with juliyya: Black Cherry Ice Cream

Lavender Lemon Bars

Somebody gave me some lemons today. I couldn’t help myself from that point forward, even though the lavender and castor sugar have been together for a mere week, I was determined to try regular old lemon bars prepared with lavender sugar. A couple weeks ago at the ice cream social, one of the younger girls … More Lavender Lemon Bars

In the kitchen with juliyya: Passing on a Favorite to a new generation of bakers: Crazy Cake

Two brothers, one is 9, and the other, 12, have been visiting for a few days in the neighborhood. The 12 year-old likes to bake and, with his younger brother’s birthday upcoming, I thought it might be a good time to teach him how to make a cake that he will be able to bake … More In the kitchen with juliyya: Passing on a Favorite to a new generation of bakers: Crazy Cake