I Bought An Egg Poacher

There are so many ways to cook the humble egg. Eggs can be hard boiled, soft boiled, hard scrambled, soft scrambled, fry sunny side up, fry over easy, fry over medium, fry over hard, or made into an omelet or a frittata. Even baked (shirred) eggs are tasty. Basted eggs seem just greasy to meContinue reading “I Bought An Egg Poacher”

Banana Bread or Cake?

My neighbor, when I lived in Fuquay-Varina, used to make me banana bread often. OMG it was such delicious goodness. She would make us a loaf and I swear it was gone by the end of the day. It was breakfast then it was a snack and then dessert. She did not make it withContinue reading “Banana Bread or Cake?”

Grits Are Not A Substitute For Cornmeal!

Okay, okay – I’m a pretty fine cook by most standards. I really am. I can roast a mean standing beef rib roast, I make delicious vegetarian dishes even meat eaters crave, I’m a whiz with a Korean cookbook but for some reason, if it involves flour I am an EPIC FAIL. I know betterContinue reading “Grits Are Not A Substitute For Cornmeal!”

Birthday Cake

Traditions in my family – the birthday cake is a surprise. You can’t see it until Mom carries it out, all aglow with candles. This has been previously discussed in The Cake Slap. The traditions in Bridgette’s husband’s household growing up were different from mine. They took an active part in choosing and creating theirContinue reading “Birthday Cake”