Food Snob Chronicles — The Philadelphia Cheese Steak

Behold the Philadelphia Cheese Steak — the real reason this is the city of brotherly love.

There are a few things in life that are well worth the momentary spike in cholesterol.  Here in east Texas, those things consist of chicken-fried steaks, chips and salsa and Pittsburg hot links. Where you live, that guilty pleasure could be anything from a huge slice of New York-style Pizza to a deep-fried hot dog […]

Confession No. 93 — How I remember (Recipe: Boardwalk Sausage & Peppers Sandwich)

Sausage & Peppers Sandwiches. Bada Bing!

I remember those who gave their lives for me. Not only this weekend, but always. I think of their ultimate sacrifice daily — when I speak to or think about my father. He lived to tell the stories about others who didn’t. April 7, 1966 My father, as I’ve mentioned here before, was raised in […]