Hasselback Sweet Potatoes w/ Cinnamon Butter & Pecans.

Food Snob Chronicles — (Recipe): Hasselback Sweet Potatoes w/ Pecans & Cinnamon Butter

Thank you, Sweden. You gave us ABBA, Ace of Base and, of course IKEA. My wife really appreciates your latest contribution to the acting world — Alexander Skarsgård, though I’m more partial to the tennis exploits of Björn Borg. Your success in the culinary world, however, is about on par with our friends in England … […]

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Hot peppers to slice? No gloves?

No worries. Slather vegetable oil on your hands and get chopping! The oil offers protection from the heat for at least 3-4 peppers (then reapply). Now, go buy some disposable gloves! Oil’s for cooking! (08/11)

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Hasselback Sweet Potatoes w/ Cinnamon Butter & Pecans.

Food Snob Chronicles — (Recipe): Hasselback Sweet Potatoes w/ Pecans & Cinnamon Butter

Thank you, Sweden. You gave us ABBA, Ace of Base and, of course IKEA. My wife really appreciates your latest contribution to the acting world — Alexander Skarsgård, though I’m more partial to the tennis exploits of Björn Borg. Your success in the culinary world, however, is about on par with our friends in England … […]

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The Unorthodox Epicure — (Recipe): Tex-Mex Breakfast Tacos

I remember my first breakfast taco like it was yesterday. The year was 1982 … maybe? (Hey, the year doesn’t matter. I was young!) My church youth group was on a spring break trip in Corpus Christi and a few of us guys ended up sleeping at the home of a military doctor. Their house […]

Lemongrass Shrimp — If you listen closely, you'll hear Bubba mention it in Forrest Gump.

Food Snob Chronicles — Shrimp: The real chicken of the sea

‘You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and potatoes, shrimp burger, shrimp sandwich. That- that’s about it.’ – Bubba Blue (Mykelti Williamson), […]