Monthly Archive: July 2012


Do you “Can Can”?


Ok, I admit it. I love the movie Moulin Rouge! The singing, the sets, the Can Can! When writing this post, I just could not get the Can Can out of my head! Canning and preserving the summer’s best fruit and vegetables is time honored tradition that is making a come back! I do remember …

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Beating the Heat

Sautee Vegetables and Ham

I think we can all agree that summer is here!  With record temperature highs and cloudless days, “sweltering” only begins to describe July in Pittsburgh.  The mere thought of creating more heat in our house by cooking on our kitchen stovetop makes my brow bead with sweat.  In order to beat the heat, I often …

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