Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
Chesapeake Bay Cooking with John Shields Although John Shields has written several cookbooks on Mid-Atlantic cooking, this is by far his best one. It was released as a companion book for the PBS cooking show which he hosted. he … Continue reading
“… Of all the human users of the Bay, only the waterman absolutely requires resources in a quantity and variety that presuppose a natural system in top, year round condition. Put another way, the waterman is to the rest of … Continue reading
The Oyster The oyster’s a confusing suitor: Its masc., and Fem., and even neuter. At time it wonders, what may come, Am I husband, wife or chum. – Ogden Nash There are over one hundred verities of … 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