May 8, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
Healthy and fresh, with a surprising amount of flavor I’ve never been a fan of chicken soup for a very specific reason. When growing up and home sick from school my mom, like any good mother of the era, served me Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup. I’m not going to bash Campbell’s! Their soups make casseroles […]
May 12, 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
(including recipes for a killer hot sauce, a mini tutorial on delicious pan sauces, pickled chilis, and more…) Fresno chilis, which look like a red Jalapeño, have become my favorite chili by far. Milder than a Jalapeño, they still have a nice bite along with a slight, lovely sweetness that makes them more versatile than […]
April 7, 2017.Reading time 11 minutes.
Like most true Southerners, I was raised on fresh peas and fresh beans. To this day, one of my favorite meals is a big ol’ pot of either one. (A big ol’ pot of greens, too, of course, but that’s another post altogether.) In our house growing up, a pot of peas or beans and some […]
September 4, 2016.Reading time 9 minutes.
I cook so often for people it’s always a treat when someone cooks for me. Case in point is my close friend Chris Boghosian. Chris is not only one of the best people I know, he’s also a wonderful cook. I’m lucky enough to have him drop by at least twice a month for dinner. About half the […]
March 8, 2013.Reading time 14 minutes.
When I posted Never, Ever, Ever Vol I, my dear friend Jan emailed to say I made her feel guilty. Given my Catholic upbringing, my response was… success! So, here to heap yet more guilt upon you, I give you Vol. II. Never, ever, ever buy broth. Ever. Seriously. Don’t do it. You talkin’ to me? […]
May 4, 2012.Reading time 12 minutes.
It may be the age-old question but for me the answer to ‘Which came first?’ is simple: The Egg. Not that I don’t love chicken. I’m obsessed with chicken, as some of you know. This obsession started early as we ate a lot of chicken when I was a child. Growing up in The South, we […]