Stir-Fried Sausage, Chickpeas and Red Rice

Stir-Fried Sausage, Chickpea and Red Rice

  You don’t realize how much you miss something until you remove it from your life.  In my case, I’ve decided to eliminate (or limit my consumption of) caffeine, chips, wine and sweets, at least for now.  We have a generally healthy diet around here but I do like a salty snack fix once in […]

Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Whiskey-Herb-Citrus Glaze on Polenta

Roasted Cornish Game Hens with Whiskey-Herb-Citrus Glaze @lemonsanchovies

  “You’ve been holding out on us.” I think it was my brother-in-law who said this on a recent visit after he discovered my liquor cabinet.  Full size bottles of rum, brandy, whiskey, vodka and various liqueurs that hardly ever make it in a cocktail because my husband and I lean toward wine for libation. […]

Pork Chops, Fregola Sarda with Persimmon & Mint and Sautéed Dandelion Greens

Pork Chop and Fregola Pasta with Persimmon and Mint @lemonsanchovies

  One of the things my husband and I like to do during the week (read:  to avoid crowds) is to visit the San Francisco museums for their current exhibits.  Over the last couple of months we’ve been to the de Young twice:  first to see the Bulgari jewelry exhibit and more recently, David Hockney. […]

Bacon & Egg Pizza

Bacon & Egg Pizza from Lemons & Anchovies Blog

  This past weekend my husband and I drove to Carmel for an anniversary getaway.  Because of his injuries we weren’t sure if going away would be realistic so we didn’t plan a thing.  Carmel has always been our go-to destination since it’s an easy 1 1/2-hour drive from home so we pinned it on […]

Chipotle Turkey Burgers with Southwestern Slaw

Chipotle Turkey Burger with Southwestern Slaw |

    Do you know what a hypnic jerk is?  It’s that involuntary twitch that happens when you are just about to fall asleep.  I am sitting in our family room, Perry Mason is trying to get to the bottom of this week’s murder case, the cat is snoring softly and my husband is reclined […]