Peanut Butter Sandwich With Pickled Onions & Spinach

Two weeks and two days ago I started a batch of sliced onions fermenting in a salty brine. After tasting today I deemed them sufficiently soured, crunchy and delicious.   I mentioned to Faye that I was going to make a sandwich with peanut butter, fermented onions and spinach. She looked at me as though … More Peanut Butter Sandwich With Pickled Onions & Spinach

Soup & Sandwich

Faye dropped a mandoline into our Amazon shopping cart and I went ahead and placed the order. The PL8® Professional Mandoline arrived yesterday. It has every feature one would expect in a quality mandolin. It will be put to good use. With a machine like this one could become rusty with their knife skills. By … More Soup & Sandwich

A Delicious Sandwich

This morning when I saw this post by Kim at Glover Gardens about a dish called Tuscany-Texas Goat Cheese Spread, I knew I had to experience it, and the sooner the better. (The original post with the recipe is on this page). All the ingredients are normally staples in my pantry and/or growing in the garden, but … More A Delicious Sandwich

Hatch Chile Sandwich

I have been neglectful posting on the blog of late. It hasn’t been for lack of worthy subject matter, but rather, due to laziness and distraction with other interests. A parcel containing 5 pounds of fresh Hatch, New Mexico chiles was delivered to our porch today. Faye had ordered them early in the spring. We … More Hatch Chile Sandwich

Hot (Cheesy) Dawg!

I don’t do well eating sandwiches. The effort sooner or later ends up a disaster. Sometimes I lose control and the whole thing falls apart on the very first bite. Might as well get out the knife and fork at the outset. Sometimes food is all about the pleasure. Meal after meal of healthful eating … More Hot (Cheesy) Dawg!