Be Prepared: Vegetable Stock

  I am often a little confused. And it seems to be happening more and more. Ah, well. At least I can be prepared. You know on Thanksgiving how when you went to make the gravy you needed a few cups of stock? And you didn’t have any? We should all take a lesson...
Crackling Good Grapes from Holly Garrison

Crackling Good Grapes from Holly Garrison

This appetizer will surprise you. You make a simple syrup, dip in clusters of two three grapes, let them dry and eat away. It’s refreshing and quite unexpected if you used to “unamplified grapes.” If you are a sugar addict, like me, these are a delight. There is that...
TBT Recipe: Jammy Dodgers

TBT Recipe: Jammy Dodgers

                        From a few years ago, here’s a holiday cookie you want to consider. These are a popular British dessert with two shortbread cookies sandwiched using jam. The classic choice is...
Jezabel Sauce [Sweet Heat]

Jezabel Sauce [Sweet Heat]

I saw a recipe recently for jezebel sauce and it struck me that this was the second time in the past year the idea had appeared. I checked the ingredients and, well, showed it to my wife Suzi. “Look, this has horseradish,” I said. That was unfair. If the recipe was...