Category: Let's Eat!

Capturing Family Food Memories

  Oh how I wish we had videotaped my husband’s grandmother in her kitchen preparing recipes from the Old Country.  Those recipes were lost when YiaYia passed away and as hard as I...

A Century of Good Taste The Mancys Celebrate 100 years

Mancy’s has been a leading name in restaurants in Toledo for a long time. The Mancy’s moniker has expanded over the years to various restaurants around the city. With the upcoming 100th...

Roast Chicken

It is easy to throw a chicken in the oven but to have a delectable, juicy treat, it takes some thought.  In the summertime, I like to prepare my chicken in the...

Pineapple Avocado Salsa

When serving a Mexican-influenced meal, it is nice to add a light salsa that can be eaten in combination with the main dish or as a stand-alone accompaniment.  I found this pineapple...

I Didn’t Get to the Grocery Pasta

It’s Monday and I’m low on groceries and not interested in spending long in a hot kitchen. What to make? The pantry has loads of pasta. I find half and half in...

Vichyssoise (Potato-Leek Soup)

I entertained recently and served grilled steaks.  I wanted to do something different than the usual baked potato.  Since I was grilling, I also wanted a side dish that did not require...

Gluten-free Focaccia

Recently, my grand nieces and I spent a wonderful day in my kitchen.  We made gluten-free foods to serve ourselves and their mother and grandmother for lunch.  We had so much fun...

Tomatillo Chicken

Tomatillo Chicken Mexican foods are so full of flavor, especially when the ingredients are fresh and varied.  In our area of the world, so much of the available restaurant Mexican food is swimming...

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Get to Know your Library

It seems to me that the Toledo-Lucas Library has really ramped up its game since Covid. There are so many options for in-person and...

Lecture Series:100 Years of Disability

The Ability Center and The Libbey House Foundation present a free October lecture series, entitled “100 Years of Disability History in Our Community: A...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Arnold Schwarzenegger was far and away the biggest movie star in the world by the time Terminator 2 was released, with a string of...