Around here, corn is only supposed to be “knee high by the fourth of July” as the saying goes, so that means we aren’t seeing much for fresh ears locally. Thankfully our friends just south of us are already starting to get some perfectly sweet ripe corn and it’s showing up at farmers markets stands….
A few weeks ago I had my first baby shower. Yes, I had two. We decided to have one in Chuck’s hometown as well as my own to make it easier for people, especially the older ladies to attend. The first one was held at my dear friend Amanda’s house for all of our local people….
Melba sauce is often associated with this fancy desert called Peach Melba, but in my neck of the woods (Upstate, NY), it’s associated with the far more common mozzarella stick. This is about a combination of sweet, salty, and gooey that creates the most amazing flavor burst. …
Sometimes it’s the little things. Little things like the tangiest salad dressing, the spicy dipping sauce or the perfect garlic parmesan cheese straws, that really just complete a dish. Or an entire meal for that matter.
These are those cheese straws people….
This is a recipe for simple veggie samosas that utilizes egg-less egg rolls, instead of homemade dough and baking instead of frying.