on July 31st, 2012
I could live on bread alone. Could you?
What is it about a piece of warm bread right out of the oven that is so comforting? I don’t know, but I just know that I need a lot of comforting these days.
Recovering from knee replacement is not an easy walk in [...]
on July 26th, 2012
Another summer salad.
(Knee update: I really thought I would be back to cooking up a storm by now but this rehab on the new knee is taking longer than I though and I’m so glad that I cooked like a mad scientist before surgery so I would have some new things [...]
on July 21st, 2012
You don’t have to be in Hawaii to enjoy these nuts.
I first had this appetizer at Tommy Bahama’s restaurant here in The Woodlands. I knew at first bite, it would be a favorite of mine. Some recipes are so easy to duplicate at home that I sometimes don’t think I even [...]
on July 16th, 2012
Not your ordinary sloppy joe.
I found myself this morning making biscuits just the way my mother did — make them from scratch, pat them out about 1″ thick, cut with a biscuit cutter and THEN melt some bacon fat on the pan that I’m going to bake the biscuits on; and [...]
on July 11th, 2012
Baba Ganoush. What a funny sounding name.
I can’t say that I have always known what Baba ganoush was. In fact, I am sure, at one time or other, I probably thought it was something some sheik in the Sahara dessert was yelling from his tent — “hey, bring me my baba [...]