Salmon Cakes with Wasabi Mayonnaise

Salmon Cakes with Wasabi Mayonnaise

  I grew up in an age when public schools were deferential to Catholics and the no-meat-on-Fridays rule. So, every other Friday, we had fish sticks. I was not a good Catholic but I did love the fish sticks. I don’t know why, but golly I was never a fan of salmon...
TBT Recipe: Concord Grape Pie

TBT Recipe: Concord Grape Pie

This week’s TBT recipe is timely. It’s is October and the high season for concord grapes. “Season” is a graceful word to use here. The season is way too short, so now is the time to buy, bake, juice, cook, do whatever you can with these lovely...
My Mother’s French Silk Pie from Alex Hitz

My Mother’s French Silk Pie from Alex Hitz

In Wednesday’s cookbook review for The Art of the Host, I noted that the 100 recipes in the book are gathered into twelve chapters for holiday events. The first holiday in the book? Thanksgiving. Dessert for author Alex Hitz is cardinal so he has three for this...
TBT Recipe: Spiced Peppers and Eggplant

TBT Recipe: Spiced Peppers and Eggplant

  There are two aspects the “old” part of this TBT recipe. First, the recipe itself is from Bon Appetit in 2013. And the photo was taken in 2015 at the gigantic farmers market shed outside of Raleigh, North Carolina. If you are ever in the Raleigh area, this...
Grilled Corn and Poblano Potato Salad

Grilled Corn and Poblano Potato Salad

I know it is Friday, not Thursday. But you can do a throw back recipe on Friday, can’t you? Suzi and I always find September and October to months of rushing, rushing to preserved the essence of summer. Potato salad is the penultimate summer dish. Corn is the...