For the most part, I’m one of those savory sorts. See I didn’t say unsavory: is that the same as sweet? Yeah, rather a nonsensical statement. I prefer salty, spice-filled dishes over the coma-inducing, sugar laden stuff. I enjoy dessert, I just don’t crave it.
A major exception to this personal quirk would be biscuits. Maybe that’s because they roll back and forth between sweet – smothered with jam – and savory – popping with cheese, black pepper and herbs.
I’ve stirred together plenty of biscuits over the years; some with great success, others that would have smashed the tiles on the floor…then I encountered jammers at Grand Central Bakery. Biscuit bliss goin’ on here. Continue reading →
Slacker! Yes, I have been a food write-about-it slacker. Oh, I’ve fixed and eaten plenty of good food. The issue is nothing has made it to digital print for a few weeks. Am I off to a good start for the New Year? Oh, dear…
I had really good intentions to share a New Year’s pot of black-eyed peas with greens and ham-hock; standard fare for my grandparents. Like many folks, it represented health and wealth for the coming year. I don’t know about the wealth part, but the whole thing is crammed with a bunch of good-for-you stuff. I serve the peas with cornmeal dumplings, a recipe that I picked up from Cooking Light a few years ago.
See I at least have a pic of the black-eyed peas; a pot of them, not yet made.