Our famous bourbon ball recipe, with a brief guest appearance and commentary by a movie icon.
A fabulous Sicilian fish stew that takes some prep and a lot of focus – keep other people out of the kitchen! Don’t talk on the phone or text anyone or watch TV. Just cook.
Election over, and I utterly demolish my very old vow that I wouldn’t talk about my work as a crossword puzzle guy.
“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.