I’ve tried many methods for fried chicken. The ones that use only flour, or the three stage flour–egg–breadcrumb process, or the buttermilk marinade followed by breading, but it seems like the crispness doesn’t hold up for more than a minute … Continue reading Recipe Review: Crispy Fried Chicken
Two years ago, I posted a recipe probably given to me by my sister-in-law for hot dog sauce, supposedly similar to that at a Greenville, PA bar and grill. We’ve had the original many times, including recently, and thought this … Continue reading Hot Dog Sauce Redux
There are disputes about whether the singular of patties is patty or pattie. I’m making a stand for the -ie version, for no good reason. I baked a boneless half ham in the grill Monday in my cast iron Dutch … Continue reading Is a Ham Pattie Just a Ham-Burger?
The spices really make this meatloaf—don’t skip them. I have lots of recipes handwritten on slips of paper. Today, I would just be bookmarking them on a device. I remember where some of them came from, but not all. I … Continue reading Spicy-Sweet Ham Loaf
No, it’s not time for a summer picnic. In fact we’re in the midst of a pretty big chill, although I heard we will warm up today into the 30s or 40s. So the blanket of snow is not going … Continue reading Chili Dogs with Homemade Whole Wheat Buns