Not Caroline Dumas’ pouding chômeur

This post is a little different than usual, because it’s not about a dangerous food, specifically. But it’s my party and I can veer if I want to.  There was

Khaleesi’s Calamansis

You know, they tell you that your subject lines should be easily Googlable, like as in, “What to do with Calamansi.” Oh well, I’m happy with the e-friends I have

Tale of some pigs’ tails

Did you catch those homophones in that title there? People pay me for that kind of grammatical genius these days. So I’m not talking pigtails. I’m talking pigtails.   Yes, in the

Abalone is nothing like Beefaroni

Happy New Year!  I write that with an excited tone (you can tell by the exclamation mark) but to be honest, January kind of annoys me. Not that I don’t

Spicy double chocolate caramel cookies and … turtles

Let me start by saying thanks to April at Silverflux for helping me clean up my site! She’s awesome. You guys like the new look? Now, let’s get down to

Jingly melons

Now there’s a blog post title that creates some mental imagery, no? Here comes Part 2 in my three part series “Big odd green things I found at the grocery

Breadfruit. Not bread. May be fruit. But not fruity

This post is the first in a series of three: Big odd green things I found at the grocery store this week. Big odd green thing #1: Breadfruit. You know

A dangerous-eating road trip to New Orleans

As much as I love to cook, sometimes it’s great not to cook. While I get excited to try something new in the kitchen, I also love my restaurants, or nice

Sausage with a heart

I’ve been procrastinating writing this post for a number of reasons, even though I’ve had the idea for it for some time. The first reason I’ve been dragging is that

Pink pumpkins

Today’s post is a tribute to my friend Joanna at Midwesternbite. If I remember correctly, Joanna feels that (a) There is far too much pumpkin madness in the fall in