Tag: appetizer

fried green tomatoes

  Call it a midlife crisis or a middle of the night idea.. but I have been drawn to the old recipes lately. The recipes that not many people eat, much less prepare these days. The forgotten, tattered and yellowing bits of paper with handwritten ingredient lists, speckled with stains… from distant relatives…

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Mahon Cheese and starfruit with lemon pepper oil

Happy New Year! Well. almost.. we are currently in “the old year” now. So: Happy old year? ¬†Either way, I hope this year begins with joy and is filled with goodness for everyone out there. I love New Years: Every year, I give my home a fresh start; I put a crisp white…

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cajun boiled peanuts

Boiled peanuts are a Southern thing, or so I am told. I know nothing different than boiled peanuts. Sure, there are roasted, salted, honey roasted and candied. But: I know boiled. Raw “green” peanuts ¬†boiled in a spicy, salty broth… Cooked peanuts take on a different texture than traditional roasted; they are nutty…

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