Pimento Cheese is another retro item that seems to be in vogue right now. Long a southern staple, and indeed the first time I tried it was a number of years ago when friends of my parents were visiting from LIttle Rock, Arkansas and Kathy whipped up a batch for a snack with crackers during …

During a summer of the Coronavirus pandemic where there were so many restrictions on our movements and what we could do in order to stay healthy, it might seem strange to write about it in terms of FUN. As it turns out, the summer of 2020 will hold many fond memories for the relationships that …

As I said in my first post “The Experiment Begins”, I spent summers on the Cape during college and graduate school and worked at a restaurant called The Mooring. Those were fun times and I met some great friends, many of whom I am still in touch with to this day. It was during these …

Before the emergence of Molecular Gastronomy and the theater that is created by the use of liquid nitrogen in restaurants today, the entertainment in your fine dining experience was frequently the Caesar Salad prepared tableside. Your server would wheel a trolley with a large wooden bowl to your table and it was “lights, camera, action” …