Recently had the pleasure of meeting Peter and his son, Jeromimos Kourkoumelis. Seems as though 25 years ago, when Peter first opened the diner, he ordered his sign to read “Peter’s Pans” because he was making all his food in pans! However, the sign came back as “Peter Pan Diner” with a picture of Peter... Read More
Pici, a hand made Tuscan fat spaghetti, is best made with an eggless, water-based dough to help keep this delicious, thick pasta from getting overly heavy and gummy.
Pici is often served with a garlic tomato sauce,
Allaglione (recipe follows) but can be served also with... Read More
Years ago my husband Greg and I discovered that while we love each other very much, we dont work well together in an office. Greg had converted our large bonus room in the house to a functional office area with built in cabinets and desks. It was perfect for both of us to work inFor about 5 minutes. Thats all it took. After 5 minutes of bickering about something computer related, we both decided that Greg would keep the new office for himself and I would take the original office downstairs.... Read More
This is the perfect meal for a Friday evening after a long week, it is a treat you can indulge in without splurging on the the calories. Also, it’s perfect paired with a glass of wine!
Begin by bringing the water to a boil in a medium size sauce pan. When the water begins to boil pour the orecchiette... Read More
. Best photo first! This is Curry Udon Noodles with Tofu and Vegetables, from Cravings Restaurant in Champaign. Meat-Free Mike from Food For Thought suggested this, and it was excellent. I love the shape of the carrots. Thanks, Mike!