Brian’s Ultimate 24Hr Game Day Burger

My youngest son, Brian is a twenty-four year-old who allows himself the benefit of age now and then to stray from his normal routine of clean eating and daily trips to the gym. At our house, sometimes this happens with wild abandon and when it does it's usually pretty incredible. When does it happen? GAME [...]

Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto

Linguine with Avocado and Arugula Pesto

In with August, out with July. And what a July it was! For us it entailed Holiday celebrations, kids home visiting, kids' friends here visiting, packing, trips, boating, swimming, gazing at sunrises and sunsets, jet-skiing, kayaking, playing tennis, backyard badminton, critters in the yard (minks, muskrats, foxes), ducks, blue herons, seagulls, bald eagles, sandhill cranes, [...]

Grilled Beets with Burrata and Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

I'm not sure if others bloggers would agree with this, but I've realized another thing since starting Mitts and Measures. It's a very distressing thing to be photographing your food and trying to concentrate on the best shots... when there's somebody hungry in the room and waiting for their food. I mean... you've already gone [...]

Steak Fajita Nachos on the Grill and Brian’s Crostini

Here is a great appetizer we had at our house the other day at son Brian's request. From the first time I made this a few years ago, he has never let me forget it. Loves them. A mere mention of nachos and he's begging for these. I got the idea from a Williams-Sonoma recipe [...]