I don’t drink much but here’s a Tim McCarver drinking game.
My fortune cookie was empty tonight.
We have a new blender and we use it to make smoothies.
It is not necessarily a mischievous question to ask whether sugar damaged English cooking, or whether English cooking in the seventeenth century had more need of sugar than French.
In Iowa, June is the beginning of food-on-a-stick season.
We spent the weekend in the picturesque river towns of Van Buren County.
Daylight Donuts incongruously left the “gh” out of “doughnuts” but not “daylight”.
Asparagus risotto with bacon 1, chicken fajita pizza 0.
By sheer happenstance and by wishing for it on a busy morning at Hamburg Inn No. 2, we were seated at the table Ronald Reagan sat at in 1992.
What would you do if you bit into a Cadbury Creme Egg and found a Peep inside?
We stayed with Lore’s parents up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant and dry with some cool nights. Fortunately, Lore was staying with her parents in Villa Giardino up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant for a walk to artists’ colony or to the dam, for a dip in the pool, a horseback ride, or a cook-out.
Since tomato sauce and pasta post-date the Roman Empire, I’ve often wondered what ancient Romans ate. One staple of their cuisine was garum, a fermented fish sauce. Some researchers on a PBS show were trying out a batch of homemade. I have a book a about the rise of sugar as a commodity and its […]
One of this weekend’s treats were acorn-shaped cookies made from Kisses, Nutter Butters, and Toll House chips. They were a big hit.
Our menu last night was similar to the last time we hosted Thanksgiving (turkey but no bald eagle), but I substituted cornbread stuffing for the couscous stuffing.
Can it really be true that Hostess is going under?
A pumpkin carver shows off her produce.
A can of Manwich boasts a full serving of vegetables.
We have a small package of fresh blueberries in the fridge. Except upon closer inspection they are not blueberries.
The farmers market is not an easy place to take photographs, until I figured out I could take them from above.
After reading how great watermelon and feta cheese are together we tried it and found the neither ingredient is harmed nor improved by the other. But it did not live up to the hype.