America’s Best Home Cook…

…isn’t me (what a shock!) and officially isn’t going to be me. Semi-finalists were supposed to be contacted by May 1st. The cook-offs themselves start this weekend. So my effort didn’t make the cut. Oh well, I had fun. And now I can let you all...

Baked fried chicken revisited

OK, I know I’ve written about this before, but I have improved a little on the method and have found a few spices that work even a little better and most importantly, I have a picture so you can SEE how good this is. Baked Fried Paprika Spiced Chicken First get...

Bush could have stopped the deaths in Iraq…

[Warning – politics ahead…] Abu Musab Zarqawi is widely regarded as masterminding most of the bombings and terrorist-caused deaths in Iraq. He also claimed responsibility for the beheading of Nick Berg, the poor, decent civilian who was executed yesterday....

IMBB 4th Edition: Rice!

The very interesting IMBB (Is My Blog Burning?) cooking project is upon us again. The last time was cake and this time it is ‘Around the world in a bowl of rice’. I will, of course, take part and so you can expect to see more news about this on May...

Fava bean hummus

In common with other food bloggers, I have been getting fava beans lately in my box of organic veggies. I actually have saved them up for a couple of weeks since I wanted to make a large batch of fava bean hummus for our party. This is what I mostly do with the beans...