The Thrill of Eating and the Agony of Defeat

Since moving considerably south of the friends with whom I have traditionally watched football, I’ve usually been on my own for the Super Bowl – and this year was no exception. But I wasn’t going to allow that to get in the way of planning and executing a menu that would be worthy of theContinue reading “The Thrill of Eating and the Agony of Defeat”

The Ten Best Things I Ate In 2022

I pondered several different approaches to writing a year-end round-up and settled on picking the ten best things I ate away from home during 2022. The year was disproportionately devoted to cheesesteaks. I’ve eaten more of them than in any other year by a wide margin. But I’ve already posted my list of the tenContinue reading “The Ten Best Things I Ate In 2022”

Red Sausage Gravy

I’ve posted several times about my Sunday or red gravy. I tend to crave it, as well as the process of making it, when the weather starts to turn cooler in the fall.  The types of meat I use to flavor the gravy sometimes depends on what I have in the freezer. That happened toContinue reading “Red Sausage Gravy”

Stepping Up My Sunday Gravy Game with Pork Neck Bones

One of the reasons I went with a cheesesteak instead of pasta Saturday at Johnny Paisano’s was my plan to spend Sunday making red gravy with sausage. I tend to make fairly large batches of Sunday Gravy and eat it over pasta on a nearly nightly basis until it’s gone. And I was extra psychedContinue reading “Stepping Up My Sunday Gravy Game with Pork Neck Bones”