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

Molded Memories

The Story:   The past few weeks we’ve been taking a walk down our childhood memory lane of foods from the 1970’s and early 80’s.  We reviewed and flipped Pear Salad, Hamburger Helper and Egg Custard Pie.  It’s only fitting we add one more to that list and if you guessed Jell-O from our WednesdayRead 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

O Happy Pear

On Wednesday I posted a small tease on what today’s blog would be – pear salad.  I quickly discovered based on a few of your comments online and several offline that this particular recipe is one that people either love or hate; no in between whatsoever.  Some of you even said you had never heardRead More

Be a Lady (Finger) and Eat Your Okra

The Story: Being a southerner means that most of us grew up eating very similar things, in particular when it comes to vegetables and preparation of food.  Most of the United States thinks all southerners fry everything and are overweight and unhealthy.  I won’t argue their point because we know in some cases this isRead More

Happy Easter from Food Flippers

As mentioned in Wednesday’s blog, we are taking the day off to celebrate Easter and spend time with Cas’ brother and his wife visiting from Arizona.  We wanted to take a minute to wish all our Christian friends a blessed Easter Sunday and all our Jewish friends a good Passover.  Make today count whether youRead More