What’s for dinner-January 19, 2021

After bacon and eggs for breakfast and baked eggplant with mozzarella for lunch, we were happy to have a salad for dinner. Not just any salad, a salad Nancy style with pears and blood oranges and bits of aged Gouda along with avocado, radishes, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, romaine. and radish micro-greens. If left to herContinue reading “What’s for dinner-January 19, 2021”

What’s for dinner-January 18, 2021

Chicken Francese is an easy, quick weeknight meal-Prepare 4 chicken cutlets, pound with meat tenderizer until 1/4 inch thick, pat dry and season with salt and pepper. Beat 2 eggs with 2 TB milk and dredge cutlets first in cornstarch to coat and then in the egg mixture. Place skillet on medium high heat andContinue reading “What’s for dinner-January 18, 2021”

What would you do if you won the lottery?

The potential prize for the multi-state lottery is close to a trillion dollars, an unimaginable sum for most of us. Does it inspire your imagination? Do you feel compelled to try your luck now, when you didn’t think about it when it was a measly 1 or 2 million? The question is not whether youContinue reading “What would you do if you won the lottery?”

Coal Miner’s Granddaughter

I woke up with the song Coal Miner’s Daughter in my head.  I’m actually a coal miner’s granddaughter from southeastern Ohio. My coal miner was actually from Kentucky which helps me to understand the migration described in Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance. I’ve had a pleasant week sifting through my mother’s dusty treasures in preparationContinue reading “Coal Miner’s Granddaughter”