Rock Shrimp Sliders with Wasabi Mayo

Where I grew up, sliding was not a good choice. My primary school had a baseball field where the grass was rock hard, the dirt harder, and the pathway from one base to another was embedded with very pointy stones. You slid into third base at the risk of your life, or...

Gifford’s Ice Cream in Maine

Ice cream. It’s a food, of course, but I believe it deserves to be classified as a vitamin. Vitamin IC. And the best source for IC is New England, the world’s capitol of IC. If you travel the roads here, you are always stumbling on local, seasonal ice creams stands....

Slinging It

Brian and I were in Mexico today. Drove across it in about five minutes. We saw the sign for China and we’ll be there on Saturday. Should take us about five minutes again to drive through it, too. No, we have not had too much chocolate. I’m in Maine and the small...

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

For Valentine’s Day, Brian and I made a scrumptious red velvet cake that you can check out at: http://www.cookingbythebook.com//blog/recipes/valentines-day-red-velvet-cake/ We devoured the cake in two nights, felt awful about our uncontrolled addictions, and planned...
Devils on Horseback

Devils on Horseback

I am not, as my family maintains, a prejudiced man. I simply have guiding principles. One of them is not to ever eat certain foods. I have a Top 10 list of the foods I will not touch, let alone allow to enter my body. There are about 30 items on the Top 10 list. Yes,...