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Cast Iron Potato Pancakes

My great grandmother named my maternal grandmother, Mallie Ernestine. Family lore tells us my great grandfather gasped, “Mallie Ernestine?” Then he looked down at his newborn daughter and said, “Think I’ll call her Fat.” Thus began the nicknaming tradition. My grandmother had five sisters, each with their own nickname – Boose, Fiddle, Hun, Bug and […]

Shrimp and Pasta with Shallots and Lemon Pepper Olive Oil

This recipe for Pasta and Shrimp with Shallots and Lemon Pepper Olive Oil is the left-over result from a small dinner party. We bought a pound of Costco’s cooked shrimp seasoned with fresh cilantro and limes as an appetizer, they were well received and enjoyed by our guests. Couple of days later we were fridge […]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and my wife and I were slogging through our local grocery and rounded the corner into one of those seasonal aisles that are constantly changing and discovered Valentine’s Day chocolate. Suddenly, surrounded by pink and red heart shaped cards, balloons and boxed Valentine’s Day chocolate, my wife noticed the […]

Snack Trash

Ages and ages before I was born, decades really, the recipe for Chex™ Party Mix appeared for the very first time in a 1952 edition of Life Magazine. Snack lore holds that the wife of a Ralston executive (pre-General Mills) thought of stirring together Wheat Chex and Corn Chex along with melted butter, Worcestershire sauce, salt, […]

Artichoke Nibbles

In 1977 I found myself addicted to artichoke nibbles and gainfully employed at KERA-TV in Dallas, Texas working in the engineering department. I like the engineering aspect of television, the daily routine of keeping a television station on the air, suits my mindset. Zen mind, beginners mind. And I had beginners mind. Every Monday through […]

Panzanella

It’s Panzanella salad time and without a doubt tomatoes are the leading reason folks get up off the couch in America and out into the garden. After you’ve tasted a store bought tomato and then compared it to a home grown tomato, you will become an avid gardener and you will do so because home […]

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