I have to give her credit — she knows her stuff. How to cook a potato is not something that I have worried about in a very long time, but I noticed a different technique in one of Ina’s recipes for potato salad. Instead of boiling the little buggers Continue reading “Another Recipe Theft: From Ina Garten This Time”
I was bullied by another blogger into trying to make pizza in the privacy of my own kitchen. And…my lovely wife suggested it too, so I was stuck. And you know what? While it isn’t easy, it is certainly not difficult. Oh, I had a few missteps — among them a large quantity of melted mozzarella dripping onto the floor of my oven and a pizza stone that cracked in half after three uses. But the end result is that I can make a very nice pizza, with fresh ingredients I choose, without any trouble. I have no particular skill or special technique. For that you should do your research on-line or talk to someone who has done it before. In fact, it has become clear that this post is content free, other than the photo of my lunch!
We spent a few lovely days on the Eastern shore of the Chesapeake (more anon about the food) and I was struck by the radical differences in the laws governing the sale of liquor. In my fair state, liquor licenses are granted based on population: about Continue reading “The Stupidity Of Liquor Laws”