A slightly modified repost of remembering a rollicking night of excess just doing my job as a journalist and TV writer, the story of John and Marge Fairservice’s survival on a rock in the ocean, plus a delicious warm-me-up potato dish provided by my daughter-in-law Gillian.
Some musings on breakfast. Do we really need it?
Recalling a brief stay in Denison, Iowa, which you are unlikely ever to pass through, and a reprise of one of my favorite Tuscan dishes – Agnello in Salsa.
Hello, and welcome back to our kitchen! We hope you enjoy your stay here, and we have a few notices and reminders to help you make the most of all the culinary delights awaiting you.
Meeting Henry and Margaret for the first time (though they didn’t meet us till later), and an often-overlooked fabulous breakfast dish: shirred (or baked) eggs.
The challenges of acting the guru when you have the flu… and a perfectly decent potato leek soup recipe that’s easy to make.
Repost from about a year ago: Recalling humongus 1950s breakfasts, thoughts on food insecurity in Maine, and a terrific “fuggedaboutit” focaccia with rosemary baking recipe.
Strategies and non-strategies for leftovers, plus a perfectly decent recipe for turkey (or chicken) tetrazzini.
A risky foray into male and female brains… and a terrific Greek lemon cake with a coin hidden inside – a traditional New Year’s Day treat.
Some thoughts on a hygge-filled Thanksgiving, and a couple of games to play if things get, you know, kind of slow.