Category Archives: Lovin’ from the Oven

Baked Cod with Lemon Butter

We’ve been spending a lot of time at the pool on weekends, so dinner has to be something that can be thrown together quickly. Oven roasted new potatoes, corn on the cob, and lemon butter baked cod – a dish … Continue reading

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Brown Sugar Peach Blueberry Pie

One of the best things about summer are the fruits to make pies with. I love peach pie, and the addition of blueberries, makes it even better! 

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Sponge Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Last night we celebrated my neighbor Jeanette’s 88th year on this planet. I made this cake, we had coffee, and she chuckled at the birthday card we gave her. Happy birthday to one of my favorite people on the block! 

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Polenta Florentine

Polenta Florentine, on a Monday night – we’re so fancy! Actually, it’s a pretty easy dish to throw together when you make the polenta the day before. Then, all you have to do is layer slices of polenta in a … Continue reading

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Pork Chops with Homemade Coating Mix

Most of the time, you order take-out when you don’t feel like cooking or are famished and need food PRONTO! That was me, until I moved onto a small South Philly street that cars couldn’t drive down. I’d order a … Continue reading

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Summer Strawberry Pie – In the Kitchen with Lloyd

Summer has arrived, it’s starting to get warm and muggy. I wanted to make a no-bake pie for our holiday cookout, and I enlisted help from Lloyd. This fresh strawberry pie, is chilled, refreshing, and perfection with the addition of … Continue reading

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Home Fries

If making home fries in the morning seems daunting, you can make them ahead of time and reheat while you’re frying the eggs! I made a double batch that I served with steak, then reheated the leftovers for brunch the … Continue reading

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Lemon Tart

I love lemons. When I was a teen, I spritzed myself with Love’s Fresh Lemon Body Mist and shampooed my hair with Lemon Up shampoo. Aah, Lemon Up shampoo – the yellow bottle with the plastic lemon cap! It’s still … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart

The strawberries in the market on Saturday were too gorgeous to resist. I bought two quarts – one for eating, and one for dessert. A tart shell, brushed with melted dark chocolate, with a sweetened cream cheese filling, and crowned … Continue reading

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Cornflake Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are no bake, take less than 15 minutes to throw together, and they are delicious! It sounds like a recipe taken from Family Circle magazine circa 1958, on the same page as the hot dog casserole and a … Continue reading

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Roasted Baby Bok Choy

I found these beautiful bunches of baby bok choy on my Saturday morning shopping trip, and scooped them up for dinner. I usually sauté bok choy, but I decided the easiest way to prepare it would be a drizzle of … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe Pasta Bake

I wanted to make something different to go with the chicken piccata I was making for dinner, and this baked pasta fits the bill. Pasta, sautéed broccoli rabe, and two cheeses baked in a cast iron pan, and cut into … Continue reading

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Lemon Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Lemon desserts always makes me think of spring, and although the temperatures still feel winter-like, there’s always this lovely, citrusy cake. 

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Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate cream pie is a diner classic, and was the decadent finish to our Easter dinner. It’s also very easy to make, a pre-baked crust, chocolate filling made on top of the stove, topped with sweetened whipped cream. Of course, … Continue reading

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