It’s Father’s Day weekend. Have you noticed that the ad sales, besides ties and golf equipment, focus on grilling– from new BBQ pits to the latest grilling gadgets? Most clothing ads show gentlemen dressed way too nicely standing at a grill with spatula in
Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo-just that thought makes me crave Mexican food. Of course, it doesn’t take much for me to crave Mexican food-it’s one of my favorites. In my younger days, I used to make my Cinco plans way
There are some aromas in the kitchen that I love….well, ok, many aromas, but one of my favorites is the smell of peppers roasting, especially poblanos. I think the hardest part of roasting peppers is letting them sit covered after they are done.
It is almost Easter and for many that means it’s time for ham. I actually enjoy standing in the line to pickup the Easter ham. The tone of customers seems happier than at Christmas. Perhaps it is the spring air or
Holiday traditions, from decorations to special food and drink, is what makes a holiday a holiday. One “tradition” that seems to go with Thanksgiving is leftovers. Turkey Day’s feast always seems to be larger than our appetite to consume it at
July 13 was National French Fry Day. A holiday I certainly enjoy celebrating. It’s a great day to eat French fries and not feel guilty. It is reported that Americans on average consume from 16-20 pounds of French fries per year.
Chinese takeout-that quick fix for dinner that is a nice treat…even if it does leave you hungry a couple of hours later! We are lucky to live right around the corner from a great Chinese restaurant that does take out
I love Mexican food, especially enchiladas. They are my favorite to make at home and if eating out, my standard order is always combination enchiladas. Not only is it my standard but also a good basis to judge a Mexican
I love to grill in summer, despite the fact that I live in a state that has many days of over 100 degrees that feel even hotter with Louisiana’s humidity. On most grilling days, I am immune to the heat
Maque Choux, pronounced, “Mock Shoe”, is a classic Southern dish. The dish is said to arise from the Native Americans influence of the Acadians (Cajuns)–fresh corn and tomatoes turned into an entire meal. For me, Maque Choux is a sweet