Golden, succulent sweet corn is one of nature’s gifts. Every summer for a few wonderful weeks it is perfect and abundant. In fact, it’s so abundant that roadside stands pop up every few blocks. Almost every stand is a family business. Every morning at first light, those hard-working folks tromp […]
How To Take Potatoes From Hobo To High Class On The Grill3 comments
Hobo potatoes are fantastic on the grill. My brother Stan shares my foodie-ness, and he’s the one who invented this and then shared it with me. Here I Go Again Obsessing Over The Joy Of Fresh Vegetables Seriously though, what could be better than potatoes made like this? Fresh vegetables, […]
Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers22 comments
Salt and Vinegar Cucumbers start with firm, fresh slicing cucumbers. My absolute favorite is an English cucumber which is sometimes called a “burpless” cucumber. However, almost any good “cuke” will work! Cucumbers Have Been Cultivated For Centuries These glossy green cylinders were first cultivated over 3000 years ago in India […]
Dilled Carrots, a Family Favorite1 comment
The kitchen smells amazing when they’re cooking. Along the way I “check” (sample) more than actually needed to make sure they are cooked just right. I simply can’t help myself. Carrots are nutritious, am I right?
Why I’m Obsessed with Scalloped Corn.4 comments
Some nights, when I sense my husband is a little down, I do a quick change up on the menu and make him some scalloped corn!
The Quick And Easy Way To Make Perfect Fresh Asparagus1 comment
Asparagus season is here! Grocery stores have huge stacks of fresh asparagus right now. It’s abundant, so it’s cheap! Today is your opportunity to indulge when the quality is at its peak. Yes, the beautiful green stalks are incredibly delicious, but they are a nutritional powerhouse, too! You don’t need […]
Here’s A Crash Course On Incredibly Delicious Crash Hot Potatoes0 comments
Crash hot potatoes are amazing. They are simple and easy to make, but they do require a little time and patience. Once you’ve tasted them, you will quickly realize they are SO WORTH IT! Crash hot potatoes originated in Australia, or at least that’s how the story goes. That fact […]
Cheesy Potato Casserole, a Steak House Classic18 comments
A potato casserole like the one served at an old school steakhouse in the heart of Nebraska beef country. Who could do it better?
German Sauerkraut Casserole with Bacon and Brown Sugar Recipe24 comments
Sauerkraut Casserole Das Ist Gut Ja This is a little story about how I found this incredible sauerkraut casserole recipe. In early October last year, my husband and I had one of our little adventures. They’re usually not much more than a day trip and an overnight but still, a […]
How To Make Fabulous German-Style Fried Apples13 comments
Today I’m gonna tell you about fried apples. When I was just sixteen, my husband took me home to meet the family in his hometown, a tiny farming community of less than 500 hearty souls. I met everyone on both sides of his family that day, but the most memorable […]