Revamped East Texas Chicken Spaghetti

  Over the first 20 or so years of my life, I consumed dozens of East Texas casseroles at potlucks, church functions, holidays, and funerals. Endless casseroles: Tater Tot, Broccoli Rice, Hominy & Cheese Whiz, Cornbread Dressing, King Ranch all spread out family style, with enough to feed hundreds of people, but actually only serving…

Aspiring Home Canner

For the past several months I’ve been experimenting with incredibly basic canning techniques. Refrigerator pickles and hot peppers is as far as I’ve gotten, but I have attended one demonstration with a pressure canner, thanks to a couple of dear friends, and my confidence is building. In the near future, my goal is to can…

Steak & Green Bean Frites

Herman’s Meat Shop in Newark, DE is the only place we purchase steaks from anymore. They are a masterfully talented butcher shop with the most down-to-earth, kind and attentive staff you’ll ever meet. I always hope there will be a bit of a wait for my order, as I love to stand off to the…