Pronounced like ‘gone’, not like ‘bone’. (Though I promise note to scoff if you pronounce it like the latter.) Either way, I don’t really take issue with the way people choose to call it. Instead, I rally against what most people think of as scones.
Scones, in the US at least, tend to fall into one [...]
Last week I fried some left over mac and cheese, this week, I give ravioli the same treatment. Toasted (or fried) cheese ravioli actually ends up being more of a fried cheese delivery mechanism than anything else. Similar to mozzarella sticks, but with a bit more breading. The pasta exterior only serves to contain the [...]
After a holiday potluck, I had quite a bit of baked macaroni and cheese left over. Rather than reheat this in the microwave, I decided to follow in the footsteps of any good state fair: Fry it.
This isn’t health food. It’s good food. Crispy, cheesy, and a little spicy (a little cayenne is always welcome) [...]
People who know me know I like gin. Oh, I like other spirits, beers, and wines too, but when I reach for a spirit for mixing, I go for gin. And tonic. With a lemon (not lime). But that is another story. This one is about getting a cucumber fix.
I mentioned this drink when I [...]
Not only was there no turkey, but there was also no pies this Thanksgiving either. As my father was taking care of the British style dinner, my mother countered with a French dessert, a Tarte aux Poires.
This tart is a simpler version of those commonly found in French patisseries. The elaborate versions are sometimes made [...]
That was my Thanksgiving dinner. Not very traditional is it?
I know that in America turkey is traditional. Most people cannot imagine a Thanksgiving without turkey, I mean, it IS Thanksgiving after all. But that would be most people. So, if you think that roast beef and Yorkshire pudding sounds more appropriate in the house of [...]