Tomato sandwiches

Sometimes only a tomato sandwich will do. Like when you’ve had a raging summer cold for three days and you feel like cotton balls are…

Braised brisket

There are times in the South when it’s just too dang hot to grill outside. At least for me. When it’s 97 degrees outside but…

Caprese salad

One of the most honorable uses of tomatoes in the summer is to assemble a Caprese salad. Ya’ll, I had to look this up but…

Cafeteria food

No, it is not what you think at all. Broken-hearted, once again, I have taken Noah back to the University of Tennessee for his sophomore…

Hot chicken

Hot chicken. Everyone in Nashville knows it was invented here and, theoretically, the highest and best practitioner is Prince’s Hot Chicken on Ewing Drive where…

Food therapy

It would be unseemly to boast about the exceptional quality of the funeral food that arrived at Bunny’s house after the passing of  my father-in-law….

Paul

They say it was a brave man who first ate an oyster. I have known a few brave men in my life. The first was…