Love, One Slice at a Time

The Story Being a kid of the ’70s means there are certain benchmark moments that conjure up warm feelings of nostalgia.  For me, there will always be three things that automatically take me back: the summer of Tab cola (diet swill in a can), Sun-In (the orange liquid girls sprayed in their hair to turnRead More

Flipped Out Food

  Let’s talk weird food combinations. We all know of some. Lately I’ve heard about the local snow cone stand coming out with a dill pickle snow cone for the summer. Eeeoww. I love dill pickles but not in my snow cone. What about peanut butter on a hamburger? Peanut butter and bologna? In fact,Read More

Cigarettes, Skillet Corn and Nanner Puddin’

The Story: We hope everyone had a great 4th of July celebration with lots of fun and great food with your family and friends.  Hopefully there was a cool spot to reflect on the freedoms we enjoy and maybe a nice tall glass of something to help stave off the heat of the summer. Now,Read More

Green with Goddess

The Story:   Summertime is definitely upon us and it’s the time of year I beg off from cooking.  Heating the oven is like turning the air off and who wants to do that?  I begin looking for recipes that require little to no heat from the stove or oven.  Naturally my mind drifts toRead More

Remembering Tony

  It’s been over a week now since Tracey and I heard the news about Anthony Bourdain’s death. When any celebrity passes, especially under circumstances that are grim like this one, the eulogies fly quick. Some are heartfelt, others are out to garner attention either by pointing out the flaws of the individual, or byRead More

Let Them Eat Cake Pie!

The Story:   Recently we were discussing food items that we love but had not seen on a menu in ages.  Boston Cream Pie was one that we both brought up.  This got me to thinking that I needed to revisit this little jewel and give my hand a try at making one.  I willRead More

Lord of the Onion Rings

The Story:   It all started last Saturday night while dining with some close friends.  We were trying out a new eatery (to us) and there was a wait.  As we were conversing, hoping our name would be called sooner rather than later, a waitress came walking out of the kitchen area to deliver someRead More