Pork Roast with Garlic-Parmesan Cream

Pork Roast with Garlic-Parmesan Cream

In a word, this dish is a surprise, a wonderful surprise. The word “shoulder” has origins that can be traced back only a few hundred years. In Old High German, it may have meant “shield” which strikes notes of strength and firmness. Today, a...
Brian’s Very Simple Potato and Corn Salad

Brian’s Very Simple Potato and Corn Salad

  “Making potato salad,” Suzen said to me a couple of weeks ago. It was a statement, not a question. And, it was pretty obvious. I had emptied out half the pantry and the refrigerator. Vinegars, two of them. Pickles, real ones and jalapenos. Mayo,...
Size Does Matter: Substituting Round Pans for Square

Size Does Matter: Substituting Round Pans for Square

“I looked,” I said. “I can’t find one.” Suzen turned and looked at me. She began to say, “That’s a load of …” But she stopped. “I’ll look,” she said. “We have one.” “Oh, I know we have one, Suzen. I just don’t know where.” We needed an 8” square pan. We were in our...