Over the years I have been asked about various foods that people have heard are hard or impossible to find here; peanut butter and sour cream heading the list.
We have many choices for both.
One that I was surprised to find here, but no … Continue reading.....
I realize that I recently did a grilled Cornish hen recipe – but this is my last grilling recipe of the season (I think) and I wanted to get it posted before everyone packs their grills away for winter.
Of course, you could always do … Continue reading.....
It seems like I just did the Secret Recipe Club and yet here it is again….
Okay, not quite. This isn’t the regular monthly event but a special recipe collection to kick-start summer featuring Picnic and Barbecue Foods.
As you all know we … Continue reading.....
Everyone in the US seems to be bacon-crazy lately, despite the food police declaiming that it’s only a few degrees safer than arsenic.
I don’t use a lot of bacon….
I use a lot of ham (there are 3 types).
Well, not a lot, … Continue reading.....
I like mustard.
Well, to clarify, I like good mustard.
The yellow, ball-park mustard so popular in the US is okay on hot dogs but I wouldn’t bother with it for anything else. Nor would I have it on a hot dog if other mustard … Continue reading.....
To get pork steaks I buy a loin roast – checking both ends of the roast to make certain I get a nice center cut. Then I slice it into chops / steaks. Normally they are more tender than the chops I can buy and … Continue reading.....
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Or so they say.
I say if they are right I must be well on my way.
But I really do try.
First the food…. I need sustenance.
Pork and mustard go well together.
It … Continue reading.....
I could never find real (or fake) maple syrup in Andorra or Ireland.
But I found it in France: Canadian Maple Syrup.
I didn’t puzzle over it too much; I was just happy with my good fortune.
Then, one year at a Christmas market, I … Continue reading.....