Brain Rumbles to Ponder…Again?

Apr 02

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Lots of “Brain Rumbles to Ponder” seems to be the order these days. In no particular order (as if there ever would be any ‘order’ here!) : PASSOVER SEDER MEAL – Early in March, I was fortunate while visiting Tapalaya Restaurant , the owner and my friend Chantal, where  I was introduced to Kathryn and […]

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Fry Me Up Some Rabbit, Won’tcha Mom?

Aug 24

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In the summer time , we always ate outside on “the acre.” That big, long scrap 2 X 4 table that Buck built . It seemed that the cover . a white with dark red and green squared design oil cloth , was always there. My job was to clean off the dust and food…before […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins, and Gravy Stains Vol. 2 D

Aug 15

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Isn’t it interesting that we remember some of our favorite foods from childhood , but they weren’t usually our first choices. Bravery….it took! Or curiosity , or maybe with my Mom…. it was psychology. Take Peanut Butter and Red Onion Sandwiches . Odd combo that ; but why not? The onion has practically as much […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins, and Gravy Stains Vol. 2 C

Jul 22

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I remember the first times for some foods that I love today. Snow Peas, South Texas Tamales , Red Hot Sausages, Peanut Butter and Red Onion Sandwiches, Fried Rabbit….crazy stories about how a kid gets introduced to  ( at the time ) some strange foods that become favorites. We had moved back to Cuero, Texas […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins and Gravy Stains Vol. 2B

Jul 18

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The summer is starting to gain momentum. Families and folks are out there in the sun…dressed skimpy so that Walgreen’s is stocking up heavily on tubes of SPF 114! Kids go to bed with a pink hue to their skin and Uncle Ralph, who refuses to take of his Ray-Ban’s , looks in the mirror […]

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Messy Fingers, Greasy Chins, and Gravy Stains Vol. 2 A

Jul 12

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…or maybe I should say, “home is not always cookin’ on the range!”. Summer time and the good food is OUTSIDE . So many wonderful times come to mind – those many cookouts, wienie roasts, beach parties, back yard BBQ’S , or a luau on the deck in San Francisco’s North Beach! I know if […]

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