Recipes for anachronistic but entirely executable sandwiches
What we eat is a subconscious habit.
WE CONCLUDE OUR extended presentation of select recipes from the 1923 edition of The Calorie Cook Book, by Mary Dickerson Donahey: “Menus for Reducing—for Upbuilding—for Maintenance,” available in the Public Domain, with a special addendum, because we kept thinking about a previous week’s recipe for Pepper Hash Sandwiches, which called for “any one of the […]
WHEN TIMES ARE good, buy two pies. The first pie will be your primary pie. Maybe pumpkin at Thanksgiving, or apple for the summer barbecue. There’s nothing wrong with satisfying expectations. The second pie is your change of pace. Maybe a cream pie to balance out a fruit pie, or a custard pie to offset […]
SOME THINGS ONLY exist in fantasy novels, which is the point. You read about them to imagine an experience you could never have in the ordinary world. They don’t all have to be things of awesome or epic character. Lembas, for instance. Through the decades since I first read Lord of the Rings as a […]
I am all about pretty much anything made with cauliflower
I BOUGHT A bag of these CAULIFLOWER STALKS at the price club because I always want to enjoy new crunchies, and if it’s healthy somehow, that’s great. I’m willing to roll the dice, like on those boring taro chips I bought once, bleagh. This MADE WITH REAL CAULIFLOWER snack is cheese flavored, and when I popped open the […]
I have learned fresh eggs do not do well for this project if you boil them perfectly, like Martha Stewart, where you put the eggs in water, get it to just boiling, and then turn off the heat, cover, and wait 13 minutes. Martha Stewart never makes anything the easy way, even a boiled egg. You could look it up, but don’t bother.