Everybody who has tasted scalloped potatoes at their finest loves them, but unfortunately, insipid versions litter the landscape, from the just-add-water variety to the over-or undercooked samples ladled onto plates in school,
My family always made use of the local meat locker, a place where you could store large cuts of meat and have the on-site butchers cut the meat. I remember being surprised when my mom asked the butcher to cut her some
Heirloom Potato Home Fries aren’t just for breakfast. They make an amazing side —especially this time of year when something hot and crispy is just what the doctor ordered! So amazing how delicious something as simple as a variety of
"Ribs, salt, pepper, and broth." That's what my mom told anyone who asked her how she cooked ribs. She was from the Bootheel of Missouri, the southeastern end known more for baking, roasting, smothering, and frying
Hard squash and beans are two components of what Native Americans and other proponents of Native American farming call Three Sisters' agriculture. The third component is corn. When grown together, the three crops help each other flourish and
So many people love salmon because if it’s lush flavor and it’s high quality health benefits. Many get frustrated getting the crispy caramelized textures that good restaurant chefs achieve in pan-searing or grilling when they try
Ironically enough, my mom's maiden name was Campbell, and this soup was the staple soup we ate as kids. We joked about the coincidence every time she ladled it into bowls. Except, of course, this is freshly made, not from a
For so many of us, breakfast is the great American meal. For generations, it set us up for a long day's work in the fields, factories, and mines, and for a lot of us, this has not changed. We still look to breakfast to sustain
This recipe is about the eggs but also about the pork belly. I "cure" the meat with herbs and sugar and salt and then roast it, at which point it's ready to slice and cook just like bacon. It tastes a little like bacon but is somewhat stronger.
This is one of those dishes that will haunt you when it’s been too long since you’ve eaten it.
Use any kind of mushrooms and witness how the pork belly or bacon and caramelized shallots marry with their earthiness. You might