We did have a beverage or two

I almost forgot. My dear wife Karen did manage to get in a drink or so during our fabulous Cape Cod vacation. On the deck, I enjoyed a wine of Cabernet Sauvignon vintage while she chose a pre-mixed tequila pour. At the Red Nun, we both favored the Wachusett draft, blueberry style. Karen’s online research…

Wednesdays become pizza friendly

Wednesdays along the trail at Onondaga Lake Park are now more interesting. The Wolf’s Patio Pizza truck will pull into the lot adjacent to the Salt Museum, just off the lake, at 3 p.m. that day weekly. It makes for an interesting scene. Hover over a gallery photo for a description. Click on an image…

We’ll always line up for our spring dogs at Heid’s

When my dear wife Karen recited her wish list for our Saturday to-do list, she finished with a flourish. Our annual spring visit to Liverpool hot dog-and-more stand Heid’s awaited. I did not argue the lunch treat to follow plant-hunting at Ballantyne Gardens nursery (teaser for tomorrow’s post) and the weekly supermarket run (no need…

Succulent shrimp

I might raise an eyebrow about shrimp sent to my house in a box. Marley cured me of that cautious streak. At least the way my dear wife Karen prepared the shrimp, pasta and zucchini that was meal two of our three freebies.

Yes on the steak

The first Marley freebie whipped up by my dear wife Karen featured sliced steak as the centerpiece. Delicious, it was. Portion size, generous. The mashed and green beans did me right, too. Check yes on meal one of three.

The makings of a good Thai soup

So now you get to see what I brought back to the library from Bangkok Thai. My usual order, No. 20, travels well the way they pack it at the Liverpool restaurant. The broth and beef lives in one hot container. The noodles and veggies live in another. They get combined in the big bowl…

Yes, we could make them at home

It only took one pass through the frozen food section and a few minutes of hard looking in the Asian food sauce aisle to come home with the right ingredients to re-create the potstickers meal we’d savored so much at TGIF. I think my dear wife Karen’s version turned out even more succulent potstickers, if…