On Goats, Halibut, and Creamed Cabbage with Bacon

Around noon yesterday, my husband and I met our friend Ryan at one of our favorite bars near our home, Krug Park.  Sundays are the perfect day to sit down for a Bloody Mary, and Anne knows how to make a good one.  We met there not just for the great drinks and good conversation…weContinue reading “On Goats, Halibut, and Creamed Cabbage with Bacon”

Spicy Bacon Jam

“Now, just hold it right there,” you’re thinking.  “Bacon jam?  Jam, like the sweet spread one puts on their morning toast and eats for breakfast?” Well, not exactly.  But pretty darn close.  This…condiment…as I’ll call it, is TOTALLY DELICIOUS.  And totally worthy of being eaten with a crusty piece of bread, on pork chops orContinue reading “Spicy Bacon Jam”

My First (No…Second) Thought

On Saturday night, instead of going out to see and be seen, Scott and I chose to stay inside.  Let’s face it, with the week we’ve had, it sounded like a dream to us.  I had a lovely rib eye steak chilling in the refrigerator that was destined for dinner, but frankly, preparing and eatingContinue reading “My First (No…Second) Thought”

Squash, Bacon, and Lobster (Oh my!)

I’m a fan of soup.  A big fan.  Anything that requires slow simmering and very little attention on my part is a good thing.  And when I think of Thanksgiving, I always think of butternut squash, so naturally, I thought I would throw together a butternut squash soup for our first course.  Then I askedContinue reading “Squash, Bacon, and Lobster (Oh my!)”