Texas chili

As I sat down to write a post about Texas chili, I realized I had no funny or memorable stories about chili. Except have you…

Comfort food

Is comfort food ever sophisticated? I think not. Comfort food comes from childhood. It is wrapped up in memories of other things. For me, it…

Summer in winter

Here’s a trick for you. The only thing is, you’ll have to remember it until July. Maybe August. Tonight we had fresh, cut-off-the-cob Silver Queen…

Chicken piccata

My people – the Chapins – are renowned throughout all recorded history as having NEVER thrown anything away. Through the generations various offspring are forced…

Korean-style pork

This is so fabulous. We’re having a snow day. Tennesseans, at least the ones in Middle Tennessee, don’t do snow well. Actually, come to think…