Lamb Crown Roast

Lamb Crown Roast turned out to be easier than I’d imagined, but the trick for getting it right the first time was a remote insta-read thermometer with a set point with an alarm. The accuracy of the temp is very important, so make sure you purchase a Taylor or other reliable brand.

My New Book, “The Flint Coney: A Savory History”

The cover of my book “The Flint Coney: A Savory History”, released April 25, 2022, by The History Press under their American Palate imprint. The following are excerpts from the Flint Coney history I’ve been researching and writing since 2012. This is part of my book “The Flint Coney: A Savory History“, which was released […]

Janet’s Broccoli Salad

My late sister Janet, who passed away in June of 2018, was five years younger than myself. An avid cook, she had a few dishes in her repertoire that she was particularly well-known for. A few of those dishes became faves at family reunions, church potlucks, wakes, and other functions. One of the dishes that […]

Maine-Style Lobster Macaroni & Cheese

Because of the detail I’ve developed regarding the history of Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, I’ve posted it on my Cuisinology site. If you’re interested in reading this history it’s available at this link: The History of Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Lobster Macaroni & Cheese in the Maine style according to dishes served in the state, […]

Roast Sweet Potatoes

Roast Sweet Potatoes is one of the simplest yet most flavorful side dishes to make and serve. It goes well with a wide variety of side dishes, from roast or fried chicken, to all types of barbecued meats, to steaks and chops of beef and pork. It also works as a breakfast side for egg […]

Recipe: Handmade Cranberry Sauce

Preserving fruit in any manner can take quite a bit of time and generate a lot of dirty quipment for cleanup. And while I’d made jams and jellies many times over the years, making cranberry sauce for the holidays had never really come to mind. Now, I love cranberries, particularly the more pure juices for […]

The Ubiquitous Pulled Pork Recipe

Pulled Pork Hoagie With Mary being a travel nurse now, and the two of us moving around the country on a regular basis, we have plenty of opportunity to feed other people. We occasionally feed not only the people we stay with, but more often we feed the staff she’s working with in a given […]

Updated Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

A serving of Chicken Noodle Soup made with this recipe for the overnight staff at Holzer Senior Center in Gallapolis, Ohio, on January 12, 2019. I had first posted my recipe for Traditional Chicken Noodle Soup on December 30, 2007. In the subsequent decade it’s been made numerous times at our house during chilly days […]