Archive for February, 2011

BBQ Wars

No, it’s not a new show on the Food Network, but war…what is it good for? Absolutely…good eats..of course!  In America, there are several distinct styles of barbecue that you can sink your teeth into and get all over your pants.  I know what I’ve grown up eating, and through my tasty travels, I’ve had […]

Sour Cream Pound Cake

I’m going to get cut out of the will. I’m posting my grandmother’s claim-to-fame cake recipe. Not only am I posting it, I stole it. Yes–stole it from her while she wasn’t looking. See, the last time I went to visit, her recipe book was out on the counter and while she wasn’t looking, I […]

Cabbage Rolls

A recent Facebook conversation with a cousin who lives in the midwest brought some memories of my paternal grandmother back to the forefront of my mind, and this dish emerged. She was 100% pure countrywoman and would have fit in well on The Waltons, complete with the “night Jon Boy” at the end. She was […]

Bolognese Sauce for Beginners

The first time my friend Sarah, a New Zealander, told me she’d made “Spagbol” for dinner I had no clue. Then I asked her what was in it and when she went down the list of ingredients the light went on — Pasta Bolognese. I am not naturally adept at Bolognese sauce. Recipes that come […]

Apricot Glazed Porkchops

The sun came out!  We had a great weekend of spring temperatures (in the high 60s) and could all relax and rejuvenate a little bit.  In my zealous attempt to enjoy the break from the dreary winter, I did no weekend cooking, which is unusual for me.  Instead, I attempted to make my work week […]

A soup to begin with…

I can make soup, but it’s not one of those things I can throw together without wringing my hands and worrying it’ll all come out tasteless and … let me explain.

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