My mother-in-law and I had a lot of food favorites in common. This is one of her recipes. I like to make her recipes occasionally when I feel like giving the kids a happy memory of her. I can say, “Oh, kids, this is Cinny’s recipe…it is one of my favorite things that she …click to continue Basic Meatloaf
Recently, I admitted my unbiased love of convenience pies and traditional pies, alike. This is about a step in the traditional pie process. Whereas last week I made a pudding pie for which my effort was finished in roughly 15 minutes, this week I’m preparing to make pies all …click to continue Leaf Lard
You may not be aware of this, but Aggies tell the very best Aggie jokes. They have truly heard them all and in the time honored tradition of folks with an abundance of well earned confidence, self deprecating humor runs amok. I like it.
I spent the weekend with plenty of men and women …click to continue Foodways Texas BBQ Camp
For ages I have had it in my mind to make homemade breakfast sausage. I knew that it couldn’t be that complicated. Yet, I never quite got around to doing it. How is it that sometimes the simplest things of all seem the most daunting? Well, I cannot say that I will never buy …click to continue Wild Boar Sausage
This is primarily about these glossy and beautiful cocktail meatballs. I think there is something incredibly 1970’s about serving meatballs as an hor d’oeuvre…especially slathered in barbeque sauce. But, I think we need to start an “everything old is new again” trend and bring back the meatball. This is my mother’s recipe. And, before …click to continue Meatballs, two ways