For some reason I woke up today thinking about my grandfather…my dad’s dad. And corn. Say, what? Hold on, hold on, I’m getting to how they go together.
Today is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day…me and ice cream, we go way back. Breyer’s ice cream – the original – was a special treat when I visited my grandparents. When I was little she still had a milk man who delivered milk and ice cream to the metal box that sat outside her door. It wasn’t only a summer treat; we had it year-round. She had special dishes for it, small etched glassware that I only ever saw her use for ice cream. She may have used them for other foods when I wasn’t looking, but to me they will Continue reading
“A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.” —Omar Khayyam
With our crazy St. Thomas schedule over the past few years, our travels to see our family have seemed rushed and few and far between. However, that period has now come to an end, and we have been enjoying the opportunity to visit with our family in a relaxed setting for a longer time period. Hmmm…perhaps ‘relaxed’ isn’t the most accurate word, but it is certainly a welcome time to reconnect after too much time apart.
Whenever we gather it seems Continue reading
This is less a recipe and more a technique. I really don’t have a set in stone recipe for my salad dressings. My base ingredients are a good olive oil, red wine vinegar, mustard, garlic and herbs. I play with proportions, but I would say I use generally 2-3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar. I do the rest Continue reading
I am keeping today’s post short and sweet. Or rather garlicky (but still short). I use a lot of garlic. I love it. I love the smell in my kitchen after I have been cooking with it, and the aroma left behind at the end of a meal. It is beautiful. And as an added benefit, I have yet to see one vampire anywhere near my house. 😉
But as much as I love Continue reading