Balsamic Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

June 23, 2014

I’m a big fan of sweet tart flavors and rhubarb desserts usually fit that bill.  It’s too bad it’s only in season for a nanosecond and then you have to wait for a whole year to get your fix again.  Can you buy rhubarb frozen?  I suppose it would get mushy or turn gross. I’ll […]

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Quick Refrigerator Pickles

June 16, 2014

Hello and a happy belated Father’s Day to all you fathers and children of fathers out there.  I hope you all had an enjoyable barbecue, or restaurant meal, or Skype call or whatever.  We had a barbecue shindig, because that is my father’s favorite thing to do.  Hanging out, drinking wine and watching other people […]

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Food Foto Friday–Nashville Hot Chicken

June 13, 2014

Hot chicken is seriously HOT I tell you!  I mean figuratively hot, though it’s also literally hot.  It’s in this month’s Saveur, and also in this month’s Bon Appetit. Also this year, Nashville Hot Chicken appeared on the pages of Parade (Courtesy of Chef Carla Hall) and the virtual pages of David Leite’s Culinaria and […]

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My Dinner at Vedge

June 11, 2014

Oh hai.  Sorry Nana is not here today, but I’m on vacation. I’m in the City of Brotherly Love, where the people are friendly–unless they are trying to run you over in their cars. I came to participate in the Eat Write Retreat conference, which was a weekend of eating and more eating, accompanied by […]

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Long Beans with Mushrooms and Black Bean Sauce

June 9, 2014

You guys, this is barely even a recipe.  This is what you make for dinner on a Monday night.  You’re exhausted, you just want some darn dinner and I suppose it should be marginally healthful especially since–if you are anything like me–you either ate 6 courses at some restaurant or worked all weekend and only […]

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