Archive for May, 2010

Nice to be Back From the Dead

As a long time Apple developer (sure, call me a fan-boy I don’t care) it has not always been easy or fashionable to be associated with them. After Apple’s near death experience in the 90’s it is now quite pleasant to see the success they are having with the iPod/iPhone/iPad lineup. Watching the entrenched camps squirm is […]


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MSU: Feeding America

Props to MSU for developing Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project. Seems to have been out a while judging from the article on Historical New Orleans Cookbooks in the Washington Examiner.


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Weekly Menu

The menu for the week beginning May 16th – including National Pick Strawberry Day –  is: Sunday – Ham salad sandwiches made with green onion mayonnaise and home made whole wheat bread. Monday – Moroccan chicken skewers with herb sauce accompanied by glazed carrots Tuesday – Garlicky shrimp pasta accompanied by roasted broccoli Wednesday –Grilled apple glazed port chops accompanied by mashed potato casserole and mixed vegetables. […]


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Cheese Cakes

Not Cheesecake but “cheese cakes” which, according to my reading of the original recipe in Cooking with Love and Paprika, are small savory biscuit sized cakes made with cheese. The ingredient list doesn’t contain any chemical leaveners. Whatever rising occurs will be based off of cheese, flour, butter and steam. I plan on keeping things […]


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Webcast: Farm to Table to Kids

I may just have to catch this webcast this coming weekend. In addition to the local food angle, Alton Brown will be participating.


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South of the Border Shrimp

The goal was to produce a southwest spiced shrimp with a passable southwest dipping sauce. I succeed on the shrimp, but missed on the sauce, well for my spouse anyhow. I actually though the sauce was passable but perhaps that was just the margarita saying it was OK. After defrosting the shrimp (which were already […]


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Mother’s Day Week Menu

The menu for the week beginning May 9th – Mother’s Day week –  is: Mother’s Day breakfast – blueberry scones dinner – Baked Ziti accompanied by a fresh tossed salad dessert – Homemade shortcakes with fresh strawberries and whip cream Monday – Baked ham accompanied by mashed potatoes and peas Tuesday – Chicken stir-fry with bell peppers, snap peas […]


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Interview with Alton Brown

Nice interview in the Athens Banner-Herald with Alton Brown. Worth the read.


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More Than Salad Greens

I didn’t get to our local Farmer’s Market earlier in the week due to rain on Tuesday, but Saturday turned out to be breezy, sunny and mild here in my corner of New England. With tote bag in hand and my “fruit picker” cowboy hat on I was ready to go. If I had though ahead […]


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Phunny Phood Photos

These gave me a chuckle this AM.


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