Crying over Onions – Caramelized Onion and Bacon Dip

Chopping onions has always been my cathartic practice for unlocking my bottled up emotions. I know it sounds ominous but the truth be told, I am not a crier, but put an onion, or shallot in front of me and I am weeping like a baby. Giant alligator tears streaming down my face. One look…

And Peggy of Thanksgiving Meals

Looking at a recent poll of “What’s your favorite Thanksgiving food?” – and no surprise on the responses. All the heavy hitters getting their praise: Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole. And no doubt! They are some of my favorites too, but sadly we overlook the one piece of Thanksgiving that brightens it all…

What’s Next?

So funny how I catch myself mumbling this phrase when in the kitchen. What’s next in the step in the recipe, what’s the next dish I have to start, always trying to make sure I have one step planned so when it comes, I AM READY! Truth be told, I am kinda like this in…