“Applesauce” may be a synonym for hogwash or bunkum, but for many I know it’s a staple in their homes for many uses. Here’s a simple, step-by-step recipe for canning a few quarts for yourselves or your friends and neighbors.
Some thoughts about people who collect stuff, and some of the stuff they collect, plus a traditional recipe for corn meal mush.
Longitudinal musings – from the Maritimes to the American West, where, author Bill Bryson states, “people like to shoot things.”
How do you feel before a backyard BBQ when so many things are irritating you? Cranky? You should be so lucky.
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.