Why Is Joe Sloppy?

The Story:   Happy National Sloppy Joe Day!  In Wednesday’s blog I took a tiny walk down memory lane from elementary school days and in particular Friday’s “fun food” options.  Last week when I decided to bring Sloppy Joe to our dining table, I had no idea that today, Sunday, March 18 was a dayRead More

Cafeteria Memories

Unlike Cas, I attended a very small elementary school.  There were probably 200 kids in the whole 1-6 give or take a few.  I have many fond memories of elementary school days.  Some of my favorite teachers come from those times and a few set me on the creative path I am now living.  IRead More

It’s all in the bag….

It’s 8:30 in the evening after a banquet that I had to cover for the radio station. The first few times I did these events it was kinda fun playing radio guy and getting free food and such. After a few years and with 60 fast approaching, starting the day at 5am and finishing 15Read More

A Pesto Manifesto

The Story:   Every decade has trends that set the stage for what’s popular.  This happens in all categories: fashion, food, media, music, books, cars, etc. etc.  The early 2000’s brought us MySpace (remember that?), the start of veganism and iPods, just to name a few.  The 20-teens bring us kale, Snapchat and PokemonGo.  Read 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

Chicken Eugene and Mary Wilkinson Are Heavenly!

The Story:   Memories are one of life’s greatest and miraculous gifts.  In an instant, we are suddenly transported to a place and time or event and remember the sounds, smells and faces of that particular moment.  Even at 88 years young, my Mom can remember stories of childhood in vivid detail.   Once suchRead More

Eat Mo Greens

The Story:   In an effort to provide recipes that are a bit more healthful, I needed a quick recipe to whip up for today’s blog because we are preparing for a small vacation starting on Thursday.  I decided to share my Spicy Collard recipe.  If you live in the southern US, collard greens areRead More

Teriyaki is Shogun Good!

The Story: Who remembers James Clavell’s, Shogun which aired on NBC in 1980? The miniseries aired five nights between September 15 and September 19, 1980. It starred Richard Chamberlain as John Blackthorne.  Between Shogun and The Thorn Birds, also a miniseries, every female in our house was hooked on Richard Chamberlain, including my mother.  IfRead 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