A savory hash of potatoes, ham and cheese, cooked to a golden perfection in a waffle iron.
It's finally cooling off around here (truth be told it's literally freezing), and that means several things. Clothes and bedding are swapped out for snugglier options, my army of space heaters is stationed at their posts, and I don't have to think twice about heating the house up to do some baking! This afternoon I... Continue Reading →
Y'all need to get yourself a set of these babies, STAT! (as ever, my product reviews are my own, unsolicited opinions - I don't get anything for sharing about products I love). Some people impulse buy in the candy aisle or the shoe department. Not me. I impulse buy in the produce aisle. Those jumbo... Continue Reading →
I am not much of a gardener, but I simply couldn't do without my little container garden that I cram into the only corner of our back porch that gets any sun. I love being able to nip out while I'm cooking and grab a handful of fresh basil, oregano, mint, lemon thyme, rosemary or parsley.... Continue Reading →
They say necessity is the mother of invention. Well, last week I needed to bring something to small group and didn't really want to hit the market. On hand I had some fresh sweet potatoes, a jar of Trader Joe's roasted red peppers, and a bunch of gorgeous sage from the CSA so I thought "soup!"... Continue Reading →
A few months ago one of my favorite food bloggers, PJ Hammel of the King Arthur test kitchen's blog "Flourish", posted a recipe for homemade "Velveeta". I will admit a deep love of grilled cheese sandwiches and nacho cheese dip made with Velveeta. I will also emphatically state that I choose not to eat Velveeta... Continue Reading →
Years ago we were shopping for furniture in the mega markets in High Point, NC. Needing a lunch break we asked one of the reps where the best "meat 'n three" was. If you're not from the South, that went right over your head, didn't it? A meat 'n three is a place serving simple... Continue Reading →
I'm sharing my favorite ingredients, things I reach for over and over. In Part 1 I talked about Dolin Dry Vermouth, Citrus Oils, Nut Oils, Clarified Butter and imported San Marzano tomatoes. Today I'm moving on with the next 5, again in no particular order. You may remember I had originally titled these posts "My... Continue Reading →