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So last night Earl and I sat down to dinner with a half-pound Russet potato each as the entre and some baked chicken as the side. We knew what was riding on our taste buds.
The potatoes were beautiful, and
… finish reading The Perfect Potato, Part II
I fancy myself a potato aficionado; my baking, roasting, and scalloping skills are well honed. But tonight, I’m trying something new.
I’m baking a Russet potato according to the two pages of intense analysis in the current issue of “Cook’s
… finish reading The Perfect Potato
Judging from the long lines of cars that circled the restaurant, there are a lot of folk in the St. Joseph/Benton Harbor area who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Sonic, the new fast food chain that opened yesterday.
… finish reading Sonic
I am slowly returning home from a long weekend in Fargo, ND, and am currently waiting for my next connection in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
I’ve never particularly liked O’Hare; it’s big and dirty and impersonal. It’s filled with high
… finish reading Wicker Park
Today was another sea day, so we visited India. My friend Carol would have loved it, since she has been attracted to that country for as long as I can remember. In fact, she and her son are going there
… finish reading India
I’d always heard that the easiest way to gain five pounds was to take a three-day cruise. The 24-hour buffet, plus three squares a day in the dining rooms, guaranteed success. The thing is: Who needs to gain five pounds
… finish reading Hungry Anyone?
Yesterday I wrote about how to share the spice jars in my cupboard before they reach their expiration dates. Today, I’m in research mode to see if I can find a usage beyond the particular recipe for which I purchased
… finish reading Spice Exchange Possibly Postponed
I’ve been known to purchase a certain spice or herb for a particular recipe, only to find we didn’t like the final result. Perhaps I used a quarter of a teaspoon and am now stuck with the rest of a
… finish reading Spice Exchange
I never met a potato I didn’t like, which is why I try to keep them out of my kitchen. Otherwise, I would eat them every day. Idaho, Russet, Red, Sweet, Yukon Gold (although this last is my least favorite),
… finish reading Potato, Potato