Hollandaise sauce

The textbook description of Hollandaise sauce is this: Hollandaise sauce is an emulsion of egg yolk and liquid butter, usually seasoned with lemon juice, salt,…

Eggs Portuguese

When a mother passes a treasured recipe down to her daughter, well, sometimes it’s a struggle to let go. I watched this first hand when…

Chicken 555

I realize I’m in an global cuisine sort of  mood right now. There is such a thing as too much sausage gravy. And every time…

My adult child

That boy is leaving me again. How can he do that? He’s just a little boy. How will he survive without me? Who will make…

Muffaletta roll-ups

So we are just reception crazy at St. Paul’s right now. Last night it was a funeral reception for a beloved parishioner. Next Sunday it’s…

Holler and Dash

It has now been four hours since I consumed the most delicious biscuit sandwich I’ve ever eaten. And I still can’t move. Like not an…