Do you want a commentary about grits or blue cheese? How much I love savory grits? How in NYC I would describe grits as southern polenta and when I worked in Arizona I told people polenta was Italian grits? Nah?! I thought not. Accompaniments coming soon.
Tangy, sweet, hot and cheesy: Lean ground beef tossed with pickles and pickled peppers and cheddar cheese and then griddled in dark rye bread with even more cheese and spicy brown mustard. Last week was grilled cheese week at our house. No one complained. The excuse? The Wisconsin cheese board hosts an annual contest and […]
Two layers of decadently rich and creamy macaroni and cheese layered with spicy greens and the icing on the cake? Even more lush and flavorful cheese sauce. A wow presentation that tastes as good as looks, and bonus crispy bits. The peril, if you could call it that, of sharing my meals with the world […]
Party snack, dinner side, cheesy accompaniment for chili: bread sticks, made with flaky pastry dough, expected and unexpected all twirled into one addictive savory treat. Bread sticks are often a disappointment. Too much bread and not enough topping, or so overwhelmingly large that committing to even one seems too much. Or they’re thin and brittle, […]
“What’s that?” Her hands are covered in butter but she’s scratching her nose oblivious and the cabinet doors are also buttered and floured- ready to bake. The homey scent of apple and onion floats around her like a homespun halo. She turns towards you and repeats the question, the tip of her nose decidedly not dairy […]