Category Archives: Lunch

Summer Ham Fruit Platter with dressing for a sticky day

I hate heat.. Well actually, I don’t hate heat, I hate humidity. I abhor humidity. Ever since I was in the Navy, I have done my best to avoid the stuff. Dry heat thank you. In 110 degree weather in San Diego, I would be energized and bouncing. Hot? It’s not hot. In a 75 […]

Red’s Diner. One blue plate special Ed, Hold the cluck.

Many Sundays my mother would take me to the movies. John Wayne, Tammy, Elvis and the crew would line the screens and draw me off into far off worlds from a small Pennsylvania farm. It was great material. I could fight with Kelly’s Heroes for a week. It was a world not of video games […]

I never liked sweet corn but there is always the first time

I never liked it. Sweet corn was ok. The favor was alright but nothing to write home about. My grandfather always had about an acre. Corn on the cob. Canned corn. Frozen corn. But nothing to write home about. The very best part of the corn was the fact I could hide in the field. […]

Chilled Mexican Salsa Soup or the joys of a pinched nerve.

We all know the phrase that something or someone is a Pain in the …. However until you have a pinched Sciatic Nerve you have no clue what that really means. The past week has been a true joy. I cannot bend. I cannot stand, I cannot walk, I cannot sit, I cannot lay down. […]

Vine Ripened Stuffed Tomatoes

We have been told by the Other Half's heart doctor that the weight must come off.  While our Ornish Diet for heart disease reversal has lowered the cholesterol to 109, the weight has actually gone up by  20 pounds.  Everyone wonders how a person gains on a Vegetarian style diet.  Easily especially if they cheat […]