Seattle Night Out: Block Party Potluck with Spicy Eggplant Parm Dip, Rustic Garlic Bread and Blackberry Ice Cream

I love a potluck because it’s fun to make something for a crowd once in awhile as well as dig into something special made by other cooks (and chefs.) Seattle has block parties once a year for Neighborhood Watch and my block participates. New residents and people who’ve lived here longer take the opportunity to … More Seattle Night Out: Block Party Potluck with Spicy Eggplant Parm Dip, Rustic Garlic Bread and Blackberry Ice Cream

Spicy Turkey Pepperoni Red Sauce con Lasagna 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 Lasagna Noodles

Broccoli Souffle with Sharp Cheddar n Chipotle Sauce

Broccoli was well used tonight as the star of a souffle and in the old-fashioned pickle- marinated form along with yellow onion and baby grape tomatoes. There was leftover Chicken and Eggplant Khoresh* with Persian-Adwiya seasoned basmati rice from the freezer for the main course, and for dessert, a slice of a neighbor’s yummy Mexican … More Broccoli Souffle with Sharp Cheddar n Chipotle Sauce

Raspberry Ice Cream with Strawberry Shortcake

I’d made my version of baking powder biscuits and had fresh strawberries in the fridge, intending on strawberry shortcake for breakfast yesterday morning, but it didn’t happen. Later in the day, watching DVR’d qualifying for Formula 1 Spain, I remembered that I also had a bit of leftover raspberry ice cream* made in a small … More Raspberry Ice Cream with Strawberry Shortcake