I thoroughly realize that I’m no George Lucas, writing a prequel before going through the actual event and at least 2 sequels, but that’s just how I roll.
I heard about Food Blogger Connect for the first time right around the time it happened last year. I couldn’t make it, but ever [...]
We’d bought cooked (oven roasted I think), marinated spare ribs from our local butcher a couple of times. They were great, very flavorful, which is why we kept buying them once in a while. Just reheating them in the oven was enough to have nicely flavored ribs on the table.
However, they weren’t fall-of-the-bone-tender. They [...]
I’ve been sick this last week. While I was trying to deep clean my marble kitchen floor out of the blue I suddenly got this terrible throat ache. Literally while I was cleaning. A day later the violent coughing and fever started. I sincerely despise these late-season flues.
Being sick means [...]
So our family reunion is over. We had tons of fun and it was great being able to spend some time with everyone again. As I mentioned on here before, I was in charge of making a full Italian meal one night. And obviously I can’t go for a giant bowl of [...]
Some days you’ve just gotta say ‘screw seasonal’. Sure, the seasonal veggies are better, but why can you only eat heavy potato dinners or chicken and dumplings or chicken and noodles when the weather is cold and dreary? Why would it be unacceptable to eat something like that on a nice summers [...]
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