Monthly Archives: September 2013

Agnes’ Green Chicken

In 1991, with one-year-old Firstborn Daughter on my hip, Hubby and I moved to Ciudad de Mexico, also known as Mexico City, Mexico.  With a metropolitan population of over 20 million, Mexico City is considered one of the largest cities in the world.  A house had been chosen for us in the gated community of […]

Linda’s Pumpkin Soup

Linda is my little sister. I guess since I am now 52, I shouldn’t call her my “little” sister anymore. Regardless, that is what she is to me and by the time Linda was born, Mom and Dad already had four other children aged 5, 8, 9 and 10 and lots of family photos had […]

Sanford’s Saucy Island Creek Oysters

I was not always a fan of oysters. Hubby’s father loves them and over the years he continued to offer them up hoping to get me to like them.  But on the few adventurous times I tried them, I thought them dull and mushy. The closest I came to enjoying them was when our friend […]

Kate’s Potted Salmon

Smoked salmon holds a special place in the memories of all our children, but not exactly in a good way.  When Baby Girl was about 4 years old, Hubby had a two-week business trip to London so I decided to pack up my gang and go with him.  Hubby traveled a lot in those days so […]

No More Hating Kale Salad

Kale. How do foods suddenly come into fashion when they taste so bad? It was sometime in 2011 when I starting noticing kale.  The superfood of the century had made it’s arrival and we were supposed to like it. Well, I didn’t. I tried to, believe me I did.  But raw kale tastes like tough, […]