Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
Scrapple Scrapple is considered to be one of the first original dishes created in the Mid-Atlantic region. It is called Pon Haus in Pennsylvania Dutch which is the region in which the recipe is most commonly associated with. In Pennsylvania it is also … Continue reading
From the site stats the most viewed recipe biography on this site so far is Cream of Crab Soup. I am in the process of researching about 20 new entries for the blog and would like to know what recipes … Continue reading
“The best time to pick a strange watermelon is in the dark of the moon.” “If a women steps over a watermelon vine, it will stop its growth.” – Southern Folklore Pickled watermelon is considered a southern delicacy, but … Continue reading
The Amish/ Mennonite region is a unique part of the Mid – Atlantic. Part of the practice of this particular sect of Christianity is the noninvolvement in the world at large. They believe in a separation between religion and the … Continue reading
Brunswick stew was originally made by several of the Indian tribes long before the colonists arrived. Squirrels were a popular and important source of food for the Mid – Atlantic region. At one point squirrels were almost driven to … Continue reading