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

Colonial Custard with a Tart in the Dining Room

                                                 + The Story: Remember the board game Clue®?  It was my favorite board game growing up and I always wanted to be Miss Scarlet.  My version was from the 70’s andRead More

Flipped Out Casserole Appetizers

Life is busy.  It’s busy enough with work, church, school, taking care of home, family, etc., but every now and again life gets REALLY busy.  Silly, stupid busy.  You begin to lose sleep and worry how you’ll meet all your responsibilities.  Even the ones you have imposed upon yourself, such as writing a weekly foodRead More

Candy for Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day!! On today’s episode we want to feature some ads from the past that deal with candy. The first one is from the Mars Company. Notice first of all the appearance of silent movie star Buster Keaton. Second, look at the size of this bar! It seems as if time has passed theRead More

How Does Your Party Stack Up?

The Story:   Today tens of millions, will congregate in front of big screens to watch the 52nd Super Bowl game with New England Patriot’s facing off against the Philadelphia Eagles.  Tom Brady will have a shot at yet another Super Bowl ring.  Pretty soon the guy will have one for each finger on bothRead More

Why is John Hoppin’?

The Story: Regardless of where we all grew up, there are certain traditions of the area that have always been practiced.  I bet if you asked someone, they would probably not know the exact why behind the tradition and would respond with the customary, “It’s just something we’ve always done.”  So it is with eatingRead More

Cheese Balls Are Grate!

The Story: We are now less than a week away from Christmas Day.  This month we have been blogging on party foods.  Don’t worry, come January we’ll be blogging on healthy recipes to work off some of these treats we’ve been noshing on, but for now, the party’s not over so today I want toRead More

Everything’s coming up limencello

The Story: “I eat a hot grape from the market and the violet sweetness breaks open in my mouth.  It even smells purple.” This was a line written on a postcard by the leading character in the 2003 movie, “Under the Tuscan Sun” starring Diane Lane.  I had never heard of Frances Mayes the writerRead More

Stollen Moments

The Story: December is dedicated to party foods here at Food Flippers.  Thus far we’ve shared great savory recipes, but today’s recipe is for the sweet tooth in us all.  What would Christmas be without a fruitcake?  I know, I know…they tend to have a poor reputation.  I am one of the fortunate few, itRead More

The (Sausage) Ball’s in Your Court

The Story: It’s only Wednesday and the week has already been packed to the point that Food Flippers did not post our normal Wednesday blog.  Hopefully this easy flip will make up for it.  I’m already guaranteeing that it will! You can’t have the holidays or a party any time of the year and notRead More