The RV Chronicles — He’s just like his mama… (Recipe: Chicken & Black Bean Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash)

Chicken & Black Bean Enchilada-Stuffed Spaghetti Squash — Delicious. Healthy. Tex-Mex.

It doesn’t take long to get to know — really know — someone when you live together in an RV. I recently learned from my daughter, for example, that Kendra Scott earrings are her life and that I shouldn’t just allow the kitten to play with them. I’ve also realized that my wife’s eyes might […]

The Unorthodox Epicure — Creamed Summer Squash

Creamed Summer Squash — It's ripe for add-ins but this velvety dish is outstanding on its own.

Though creamed squash is deep-rooted in Southern cooking, it’s relatively new to me. Green beans were my family’s vegetable of choice when I was a child. We’d occasionally have sweet peas or asparagus, but rarely (if ever) did we have summer squash. As it went, my father never really cared for the stuff. I did […]

Confession No. 10 – Anthony Bourdain took the words right from my mouth … minus some profanity and name calling

Dilled Green Beans — The first crop of 2014

It’s true. Sandra Lee’s show is a disaster, and Paula Deen’s food is generally bad. But Anthony Bourdain should have said more about the Food Network and its so-called ‘stars’ during a recent TV Guide interview. If you’ve not heard, Bourdain threw down the gastronomical gauntlet by basically trashing half of Food Network’s on-air talent. […]