Serendipity and Oysters

Late last night we came back from dinner at a friends’ house where we talked politics and made jokes and generally carried on in a manner that would not be approved of in our staid suburban town – at least not politically. The main dish was Chicken...

IMBB#9 Terrine Time! The beginning and the end.

For the first time since I started taking part in IMBB I am forced to declare failure. I DID in fact make a terrine and I DID in fact serve it to sixty people as part of the appetizer course of our neighborhood progressive dinner. And several people even said they...

What shall we do with the drunken Scotsman?

No stereotyping intended – at least two of them did get drunk. I should explain. Forthe last couple of years, our local recreational soccer league for kids has hired a team of young scotsmen (and a woman but she had already gone back to Scotland) to help...

Exhaustion and Terrines and Progressive Dinner Parties

How’s that for a multi-subject post! Let’s do the terrines first. Derrick of An Obsession With Food is hosting the next IMBB event. The subject is terrines. I have never actually made a terrine before unless one thinks that a nutloaf qualifies. While it...