Not Your Usual BLT

We had grabbed Glynda and taken a quick trip down to Park Seed in Greenwood this afternoon for a sale they were having on herbs. After smelling the aroma of herbs all afternoon, we decided we needed to take it a bit further for dinner. Once again, we decided to reverse engineer a meal had … Continue reading Not Your Usual BLT

Trinity Martini

"The important thing is the rhythm. Always have rhythm in your shaking. Now a Manhattan you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time, a dry martini you always shake to waltz time." – Nick Charles in The Thin Man (1934) 3 oz Bombay Sapphire or Absolut Citron (depending on mood) 3 Queen olives … Continue reading Trinity Martini

My God, That’s Pink!

Right.  Now I’m showing my complete ignorance about mixed drinks.  After my resounding success with martinis, I figured I would look for variations.  Not caring for pearl onions, I figured that I wouldn’t care for a Gibson.  So, I thought I’d try for the other major variation, a Cosmopolitan.  I had the Absolut Citron and … Continue reading My God, That’s Pink!

Popped Chicken?

I just got this recipe from Roxann Owens, one of my tech coordinators, via e-mail and I had to share… When I found this recipe, I thought it was perfect for people, like me, who just are not sure how to tell when poultry is thoroughly cooked, but not dried out. So, I thought you … Continue reading Popped Chicken?

Casserole a la Kaup

We had planned to go out for breakfast this weekend, but the forecast was for nasty weather.  So, instead we decided to try out our friends’ recipe for a breafast casserole.   First, some history.  Every time we have been fortunate to take brunch at the Kaups, it usually features a savory sausage/egg casserole washed down … Continue reading Casserole a la Kaup