Pickled Jalapeños

July 14, 2014

I love pickled jalapeño slices.  I unabashedly pile them onto ballpark nachos, put them on hot dogs, chop ‘em up and mix them with various condiments to use as spreads or dips, etc.  There’s just something addicting about the slight heat mixed with that good vinegary tang.  I usually have a jar in the fridge, […]

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London Bites

July 2, 2014

Hi again from London!  Just thought I’d give you a wee glimpse of some of the things we’ve been noshing on here and there, besides beer. Crisps, of course (AKA potato chips).  You know I love a good potato chip and England’s Walker brand (which I suspect is the same as Lay’s) has some oddball flavours. […]

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Hello from London

June 30, 2014

Hi Readers.  I’m in London!  I’m with my son, who is getting ready to attend the University at Nottingham to study brewing over the summer. Yes, my child is majoring in beer.  I’m a lucky woman. I’ll try to post some food photos here and there, but probably no recipes till I get back.  I’m […]

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Food Foto Friday–Pangea’s Caesar Salad

June 27, 2014

I have been craving Caesar salads lately.  I don’t know why.  I probably can count on one hand the number of Caesar salads I’ve ordered in restaurants since the wild Caesar salad craze of 1989–when it transformed from a nice, spare salad with a light anchovy and garlic dressing into a nearly unrecognizable bland pile […]

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Nana Recipe Wednesday–Green Bean and Tomato Casserole

June 25, 2014

Here we are, it’s June, and at my farmer’s market there are green beans and tomatoes a-plenty.  But what to do with them all?  It’s a dilemma. Oh hi Nana.  You guessed it—-this nice young lady has a green bean recipe or two up her sleeve, and I’ve decided to share this one that features […]

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