Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

Kahlua Baked Beans from Burning Desires by W. Park Kerr

My fondness for Kahlua goes deep, decades deep. So, when I saw this recipe, I had to pause, consider, and then obediently nod. It does use some store-bought elements — chili sauce, barbecue sauce and hot sauces — but here that is a positive aspect. Those sauces will...
Lacquered Bacon from A Real American Breakfast

Lacquered Bacon from A Real American Breakfast

In the age of Ikea, few of us make furniture from scratch anymore. And when was the last time you used lacquer? I was a teenager and I was just sniffing, not finishing furniture at all. You will be sniffing here, too. Suzi and I began playing with our bacon a few...
Upscaling Your BLT

Upscaling Your BLT

I have eaten more BLTs than any other food. More than burgers, far more than hot dogs. I never tire of a good BLT. When I was growing up, we were a little shy on money so my BLT always came with just 3 slices of thin bacon, about the thinnest they made. Once I...