Sometimes I get a great idea. Sometimes that idea is greater than me. Usually it involves a recipe of some sort. And my GOD can I complicate things. I once made a potato skin appetizer that had, wait for it, EIGHTEEN ingredients. And it had a bajillion steps. Those were some damn good potato skins,… Read More The Big Lie – Charred Corn and Chile Dip
On a weeknight recently, I realized that I had not planned a damn thing for dinner. And we were out of milk, half and half and bread. I had to make the dreaded mid-week grocery run. Ugh. I really, really hate that but sometimes it’s absolutely necessary. So I popped into my local Publix and went straight… Read More Summery Asian Noodles
I have a confession to make. I not a huge hamburger fan. I like beef just fine and I love me some yummy carbolicious buns with cheese and what-not. But a big thick bunch of ground meat is just not super appealing to me. What I tend to lean towards are the “kids menu” burgers that are… Read More Lowcountry Mama’s Favorite Cheeseburgers
“Good evening and good Shabbos!” These are the words we hear on Friday nights when we attend services at our local synagogue. Wait. What?! Didn’t Lowcountry Foodie Mama JUST cook something with a bunch of bacon? And shrimp? And didn’t I see some cheese peeking out from that Sloppy Joe? Well, yes, yes you did see… Read More Good Summer Shabbos – Spatchcocked Grilled Chicken
Did you ever eat something in a restaurant that you couldn’t stop thinking about? And every time you went there, you HAD to have it. Even if the special of the day sounded fantastic or you were with a group who wanted something else, you got the same thing. Well, there was a coal fired… Read More Feeling Nostalgic for Chicken Wings
My in-laws (The Ps) are amazing cooks. No, really. Amazing cooks. Each of them has a few things they are well known for. GaGa is from southern Oklahoma so you just KNOW that the lady can cook up some chicken fried steak and King Ranch and, lord, can she bake. Grandaddy is well know for… Read More Grilled Grapes, You Are Just Going to Have to Trust Me . . .
So it’s Memorial Day weekend and, while remembering the brave men and women who have served our country, we are also beginning to gear up for summer. A lot of kids got out of school this past week and we all have a three day weekend so it’s time to celebrate, right? I got invited to two… Read More Back Yard Cookout Season is Here!