I’m incredibly fortunate to have friends in high places. Well, friends in northern places, anyway. My friend Dean, The Go To Gay Guy, sent me fresh sweet corn from the Midwest via rush, refrigerated delivery. How awesome is that?
When I first moved from Madison to Austin in 1985, the state of sweet corn in Texas was appalling. It was field corn, basically. It’s improved a great deal since then. It’s edible, anyway, and even a little sweet. But it ain’t my hometown corn. [ Read More → ]
OMG, BACON! Not only is there BACON in this recipe, but you even use the drippings! How awesome is that? We sure suffer on Weight Watchers, don’t we?
This was the first time I ever cooked with kale. I admit, I was a little skeptical. But it showed up in my Farmhouse Delivery crate, so it seemed silly not to give it a try. And I’m glad I did! I’ve made this several times now, and always had great feedback. It’s pretty simple and [ Read More → ]
Wheat Berries are new to me. I have to admit, they sounded like the kind of things only folks with VW vans and composting toilets would prepare. Not that there’s anything wrong with VW vans and composting toilets, mind you, but I’m more of a leather seats and double shower head kind of girl.
Surprise, surprise — wheat berries are *really* good. [ Read More → ]
This particular salad is a really nice mix of flavors and textures, and it’s a great use of leftover chicken. I’ve made it for several friends and received only rave reviews. [ Read More → ]
I made these stuffed portabellas for a friend yesterday after we visited our local farmers market. Now I admit I’ve rolled my eyes internally (ok, and occasionally externally) at the whole idea of being “connected to my food.” But I must concede defeat in this case. I used fresh, local portabellas and spinach [ Read More → ]