Subject line of an email Mr. Big Food’s Dad passed along.Here’s a sampling of the attached images. Hoping American Grouch will enjoy them.
Really good! CHIP ‘N’ CHICKEN BAKE AND EXTRA FLAVOR VARIATION Serves 4 Salt, pepper1 frying chicken, cut up 1 medium bag barbecued potato chips, smashed fine Salt and pepper chicken pieces and roll in potato chips. Place chicken pieces in a flat casserole or on a cookie sheet (lined with foil for easier clean-up, if desired), and
They beat me to it! To veganize, omit bacon, use vegetarian baked beans. “Very tasty and easy to prepare”—Winifred Green Cheney, The Southern Hospitality Cookbook (1976) BAKED BEANS I Makes 12 servings 24 oz can pork and beans ¼ C (packed firm) light brown sugar 1 C catsup or chili sauce (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) 1
Purdy “The copper frying pan is piled high with glistening Mushroom Risotto. Though the dish needs no additional beautifying, we crowned it with a “turned” sautéed mushroom [see instructions in Basics section] and bordered it with sliced green pepper.” “NOTE: Canned beef consommé or canned chicken broth may be substituted for the Basic Beef or
Gulf shrimp SHRIMP SOUTH LOUISIANA Serves 6 ¼ C shortening, plus 1 Tbsp ¼ C flour 1 large white onion, chopped 1 bunch green onions, white and pale green parts only, sliced ¼ C green bell pepper, chopped ½ C celery, chopped 1 tsp garlic, minced 1 can Ro*tel 8 oz tomato sauce (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) Salt, pepper OR Creole seasoning,
We had a very satisfying dinner cooked in a clay pot this evening. Tender & moist A whole clove of garlic roasts in the clay pot, then is combined with butter to top the veggies. succulent After dinner chit chat, Daughter C and I got down to shelling pecans. We had been given, by Mr.
I have jest about decided It ‘id keep a town-boy hopping’ Fer to work all winter, choppin’Fer a’ old fireplace, like I did!Lawz! them old times wuz contrairy!– Blame’ backbone o’ winter, ‘peared-like, Wouldn’t break– and I wuz skeerd-like,Clean on into Feb’uary! Nothin’ ever made me madderThan fer Pap to stomp in, layin’on a’ extra
The Budweiser Super Bowl Commercial. Now, excuse me, I need to find a tissue. 🙂
Insert miscellaneous photo of Rocky, who guards the joint. Vicious Pit Bull. (For real. I love him. But I would not want to mess with him. He is a viscous Pit Bull.) That’s correct! I’m going to see if any of my six year old heirloom tobacco seeds are still viable. I remember choosing these
I mentioned a few posts ago that I’d recalled a funny story about General and former President of the United States of America, Ulysses S. Grant. It’s one of many plays in Citizenship Plays: A Dramatic Reader for Upper Grades (Eleanore Hubbard, 1929). The scene is a fire in New York City. A crowd has
Seeds from Botanical Interests!!!!!!! Let’s look a bit closer, shall we? Greens Lettuce & such, including a freebie Alliums, herbs… See the package of chives? I think this is what I used to call ‘Society Garlic’ or maybe ‘Society Chives.’ I hope so. Here it’s called ‘Chinese Garlic.’ The description sounds a lot like what
“Early Springtime on the Farm” Grandma Moses (1945) Just a little reminder, it’s Almost Summer! Hang in there.
From a recent Books Bygone essay: The lesson of the Ideals section is this: “All through our history this right of self-government has been insisted upon. This is where our liberty lies: not in freedom from law, but in the freedom to make and therefore obey our own laws. That is the American ideal.” [My
Which reminds me… . It was just a year ago the courthouse burned down.
are we going to have to go over this? THE UPLOADER. One. 1. Singular. THEIR. More than one. >1. Plural.It’s called “agreement,” people. Sheeze. Even Missy know this and she are a dog for crying out loud.“What? Did I hear my name? Are you blogging about me again?”“No. I only mentioned you in passing.”“Ruff??”“Okay, Rock. I’ll mention
Once– it is a thought which troubles us– once it was a simple enough matter to be a human being, but now it is deeply difficult; because life was once simple, but it is now complex, confused, multifarious. Haste, anxiety, preoccupation, the need to specialize and make machines of ourselves, have transformed the once simple
Every time I post a post, I take care to change the font to ‘Georgia’. I do not like the blogger default font. It is unappealing and I want the blog to be as appealing as I know how to make it so I take the time to do this.This morning I was just diddling
My most recent Books Bygone column, “Washday” came out in our little weekly newspaper yesterday. You can read it at the link or here where it’s among all of the others.If you read it at the newspaper, note that someone at the paper modified the title. I guess they needed to fill in some space.
It’s chilly alright! The detailed Farmers’ Almanac forecast has it turning cold yesterday. Beginning the 28 expect a wintery mix in the Tennessee Valley and heavy rains south. February doesn’t look very pleasant. Stay tuned.