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I grew up in the heat, y’all. I get it. But up here in New Jersey, we are not equipped for this. When the temperatures hit the mid-90′s up here, I stopped using my oven, and when they topped 100, I considered just boarding up the kitchen and ordering pizza.
For a month.
BUT I couldn’t justify spending money on pizza that I would rather save for air conditioning. So I decided to draft a menu that involved no oven time and less than fifteen minutes of stove time per meal. Continue reading
You want to dye eggs. Your kids want to dye eggs. But if you’re like me, the thought of wasting food – or taking your chances with post-egg-hunt deviled eggs in a hot climate like mine – drives you nuts. Cascarones and quiche to the rescue! Continue reading
My first forays into homemade bread were unequivocal failures. I was using a bread machine and somehow doing everything wrong in spite of my best efforts. Eventually, after many a barely-edible disaster, I found success and we ate like kings. Everything was wonderful and rainbow-flavored until the nonstick pan of my bread machine began to flake. Continue reading
As you’ve already heard, Jo has a thing about blackeyed peas, while I love them. I don’t hold it against her, just like I don’t tease her too much about her Louisiana heritage, but I do think she’s a little bit crazy for tempting fate by abstaining from even a few blackeyed peas on New Year’s Day. If you don’t already have a favorite blackeyed pea recipe of your own, here’s the one I use: Continue reading
I know, I know. This holiday is already all about food, and you’re going to gorge yourself on turkey anyway – who needs breakfast? You do. Everyone does. Bad decisions happen when you skip breakfast, and the last thing you … Continue reading