A friend of mine, who also happens to be a Federal Judge, invited me to breakfast last week and served Hangtown Fries. This exceptional dish is basically bacon, eggs and fried oysters, and it has a very interesting history.
My friend, Howard, just called. He was working on the One-Handed Pie Crust (see earlier post www.bravadocooking.com/2011/09/23/315/), and his girlfriend was in the kitchen with him. At first he used his free hand to hold a glass of wine as instructed… Read More ›
Four years ago my sister-in-law, Ellen, returned from Rwanda where she had gone with an organization called World Vision on a “village transformation project”. She told me that we needed to help a child named Violette in the village of… Read More ›