Monthly Archives: January 2019

Cold Snap!

The polar vortex that has gripped much of the nation has arrived in Philadelphia. Temperatures are in the single digits. The cat is burrowed under a blanket on the sofa, when he’s not sitting on the radiator keeping tabs on … Continue reading

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100 Years

Today marks the 100th anniversary of my Dad’s birth. As he used to say, “Where did the time go?” Dad was born and raised in Philadelphia, worked at the Frankford Arsenal, was a veteran of World War II, was a … Continue reading

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No-Knead Everything Bread

An everything bagel is a bagel that’s topped with poppy seeds, onion flakes, toasted sesame seeds, garlic powder, and kosher salt. This no-knead bread is similar, but the seasoning mix is incorporated into the dough, as well as sprinkled on … Continue reading

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The Crack of Dawn

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Feline Fridays

I’m trying to apply a little discipline to myself and to the site by devoting one day of the week to cat pictures thus Feline Fridays is launched anew on Willceau Illo News!

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Catmobile

This street art feline on the side of a truck was spotted on South 11th Street.

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Sleepy Boys

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Rustic Chicken Stew

There’s nothing better on a cold night than this hearty chicken stew with beans, veggies, and pasta. When the temperatures drop, I want to cook everything – pot roast, bread, and this stew – in my Dutch oven. This comfort … Continue reading

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Pane Bianco

I usually post “Lovin’ from the Oven” on Mondays – but I decided to put this up today because we’re about to have snow/rain/below freezing temperatures around these parts. I figured anyone homebound looking for something to do may want … Continue reading

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Street Art

Art on 9th Street – unfortunately, no signature.

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