Chef in the Mid-Atlantic region for over 20 years. Painter, writer and traveler.
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
Is it bread? Is it a pudding? Is it a cornbread that didn’t make it? Is it a soufflé? The dish was originally an outgrowth of the Native American steamed corn pudding. The Europeans, having had little luck making bread … Continue reading
Peanut Butter doesn’t always have to come between two slices of white bread. Actually, peanut butter was presented at the 1904 St. Louis world’s fair as a health food. Peanut Butter Soup has always been a Southern Favorite – … Continue reading