Is the world ready for ole Doc Ellertsen’s nutso cornbread-and-chicken julekake pie with dried cranberries?

d r a f t https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHn-60lCnbM Linked here for further study as my quest continues for low-fat, low-carb casserole recipes (well, *relatively* low-starch). I've been experimenting with a chicken-and-cornbread dressing concoction that bears pretty much the same relation to a real Southern style dressing that my version of tamale pie does to a real tamale … Continue reading Is the world ready for ole Doc Ellertsen’s nutso cornbread-and-chicken julekake pie with dried cranberries?

Notes&quotes: Southern cornbread dressing recipes with chicken

d r a f t Saved here so a Southern expat can learn this basic down-home recipe and (hopefully) adapt it [...] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHxtqYBPQyQ BEST SOUTHERN CORNBREAD CHICKEN AND DRESSING Recipe! How to make Chicken and Dressing| Soul Food * Camirra's Kitchen Ingredients, instructions in the voiceover -- also listed beneath video on YouTube. "Hey ya'll! … Continue reading Notes&quotes: Southern cornbread dressing recipes with chicken

A historical quest for the perfect (sugar-free) East Carolina barbecue sauce — and a recipe from the 1850s

Brother Jack's (photo: Tim Glazner's Swank Pad), Knoxville, Tenn., ca. 1975 My quest for the perfect barbecue is turning into something as detailed, historical -- and speculative -- as the quest for the historical Jesus (which I've blogged about, HERE and HERE). But it started out with a simple question -- with charcoal-grilling season coming … Continue reading A historical quest for the perfect (sugar-free) East Carolina barbecue sauce — and a recipe from the 1850s

Salmon chowder recipes bring back memories of Alaska, as I try to come up with a ‘healthy eating plan’

Phyllis's Cafe & Salmon Bake, Anchorage (photo Grace Anderson Minube.co.uk). It may lack the spiritual depth of the quest for the historical Jesus, but here's an interim report on my quest for a recipe for Alaska-style salmon chowder that's easy on the lactose and won't send my cholesterol count skyrocketing. It follows up on a … Continue reading Salmon chowder recipes bring back memories of Alaska, as I try to come up with a ‘healthy eating plan’

Electronic filing cabinet: Turmeric-roasted cauliflower recipes

d r a f t This recipe by Maria Lichty, a blogger at https://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/turmeric-roasted-cauliflower/, looks especially good -- it's posted here because I've always treated my blogs as a place for "organizing and archiving some of this clutter [on my desk] on the World Wide Web in a forum that doesn’t necessarily require the extensive … Continue reading Electronic filing cabinet: Turmeric-roasted cauliflower recipes

The flesh is swelling, but the spirit … is looking up folk remedies for gout on the internet (with a cherry on top).

Etching after G.M. Woodward, 1801 (Wikimedia Commons). So what's this doing on a spirituality blog? Only this: Yesterday a doctor told me he thinks I have may have gout. At this point it's more of a hunch than a diagnosis, and there are other suspects in the lineup. But I got on the internet and … Continue reading The flesh is swelling, but the spirit … is looking up folk remedies for gout on the internet (with a cherry on top).

St. Peter’s fish, a surprisingly tasty meal with a 2,000-year backstory in Galilee

St. Peter's Fish in Galilee restaurant | Photo: איתן טל Etan Tal,  Creative Commons. While I was working on this week's post about the miracle of loaves and fishes, I got curious about a delicacy served in restaurants around the Sea of Galilee called St. Peter's fish. It looks absolutely disgusting, but it's delicious. Especially with … Continue reading St. Peter’s fish, a surprisingly tasty meal with a 2,000-year backstory in Galilee