Join the Pickle Party! Elect dill! Experts predict a Green Wave!!! Sorry. I really am a dork. I'm not much of a canner. I'm just too impatient. I like quick pickles in jars in the fridge. I pickle just about anything, but I should really share the classics. These good old fashioned dill cucumber pickles … Continue reading Garlicky Dill Pickles
The food of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s in all of its photogenic glory endlessly fascinates me. It's not just the pictures. Trying to imagine the flavor combinations, themselves, is at once nauseating and entertaining. As disturbing as it sounds, I have always wanted to try recreating one of these monstrosities, maybe for Halloween. Here … Continue reading Oh, the Horror!
The people that love you are likely to forgive you for a great many things, but bad coffee is not one of them. There are rules about coffee now. We have professional baristas explaining to us which coffee goes with which food and on what day, even! You can put lemon in your espresso, but … Continue reading Coffee Talk
This cocktail was an invention for a martini-bachelorette party. I was supposed to bring a batch of my favorite martinis. I'm a big lover of green olives, and a perfect, dirty, vodka martini is my favorite drink, but I realized that I had no olives at the last minute and had to improvise. As it was a bachelorette … Continue reading Pickle-Tini