I really love to cook (southern style), and I bake all the time (co-workers love my misadventures). I like to garden and be outside grilling whenever I can.

  • Location: Texas
  • Favorite foods: Easier to say what I don't like--venison.
  • Last bite on earth: Ribeye med rare with sauteed mushrooms. Nuff said.
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I need a creative blog title! Help!

ummm-let's see. No, can't say that. ummmm nope not that either. golly gee----no, never that. Gosh I don't know.

What Color Are You?

I love love white american. It just seems creamier and the flavor has a bit of a stronger taste to me.
Dang, now I need to get some and make a grilled cheese sammie!

Sunday Brunch: Cornish Pasty

They have actual "pasty" meat that you can purchase in the UP of Michigan. The miners wives would all get together once a week and make batches of these for their husbands to take down to work. They would stay warm in their pockets until they were ready to eat. I am informed that they are mighty tasty with ketchup. I actually order mine for my hubby at Pasty Central.

A Poorman's Birthday Steak Dinner

Arnold hit the nail on the head with his suggestion of a Chuck eye steak, I buy them all the time for myself. I freeze them and pull one out when I feel like a steak. It has almost the same consistancy of a ribeye, and can be very tender either med or well done. Saute up some canned shrooms with a little butter and onion. Throw a little salad together and you are good to go.
I have done my steaks either in a screaming hot pan on the stove, or under the broiler in my toaster oven. I just season with salt and pepper.

Where are you posting from in 2012?

Huntsville, Tx on a laptop, 13 miles north on same laptop and my iphone.

glass in broiler?

Hmmmm, glass under a broiler? Someone whould have to prove that to me.

Room temp butter - what type of storage?

I on the other hand have experienced "rancid" butter. While Lemonfair said really no ill effects, it made me sicker than a dog. I left my butter out for WAY too long without using it. There is a limit to leaving it out. I prob left mine out for a week and a half, I do not recall the weather conditions. Just don't leave alot out at a time, and if you construct a butter bell situation change your water!

Happy Holidays, Serious Eaters

Merry Christmas to all of you at SE! May the 6th year be better than the first 5. I don't know how but........

LOVE IT! Just got my SE baggu bag. Thanks, SE!

Wait until you send it down the conveyer belt and the bag boy goes "hey its the lady that has a bag for her bag!" He does it everytime and just laughs.

Help me figure out what I did wrong? French Silk Pie FAIL.

I agree with Jerzee--it sounds like the chocolate. I also would like to know what you used.

Eliminating bacon odor

I was gifted a bacon candle last year, and hope to receive another this year---YUM!

Serious Eats' Caramel Sticky Buns

These do look amazing. I wish my family did breakfast sweets!

That doesn't go together!

I absolutly love chedder cheese and pineapple!

Just curious...

I have my computer at work, so off and on during the day and I will normally look at it again in the evening after dinner and chores are finished.

Seasonal Cooking

Very similar to my Pasty recipe. We add potatos, onion, and use a lot of seasoning.

I Got My Present Early!

OH I am so happy for you!! What a spectacular gift to receive, and before Christmas so you can make alot of cookies, and cakes. When I got mine I made Nestle Toll House Cookies--it was straight from the package because thats what I had closest to me. Those cookies were the best ones ever made! You will have so much fun making greatness in your mixer.

Missing out for a lifetime thanks to one innocent mistake.

When I was stationed overseas I decided that I wanted to drink Gin. And I did--ALOT, in one night. The smell was coming out of my pores for a week. I cannot even stand to smell it anymore.

Then there was the time I got baby back ribs at Outback Steak House. I knew the bbq sauce seemed a little off. We live 45 miles from the restaurant, I made it approx 30 miles before I told Bill to pull the **** over NOW!

What's For Dinner?

Fried potatos, onion, and kielbasa. Dinner of champions.

Where to Eat in the World?

And thank you all very much, the B_I_N_G_O_ song is flowing freely around my head!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Zingerman's Praise the Lard Gift Box

My first trip to Hawaii, and a whole roast pig. That thing was gigantic, crispy, moist, and I felt I had died and gone to Heaven.
Heaven=roast pig!!!!

Bundt Pan Problems SOLVED - YAY !!!

Yes, I use Bakers and love it. I remember the dusting of pans while helping my mom bake.

Video: Porcupine Doesn't Want to Share His Corn

I have heard these little buggers can be dangerous, but that is the coolest animal sound I have ever heard!

Bundt Pan Problems SOLVED - YAY !!!

What is the Bak-Klene ZT? Is it a coating of some sort? Glad your cakes are all going to be great!


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