Life on Greers Ferry LakeREAD ONLINE
FlavorUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu May 28, 2015
It all started with Jerry James Stone and his Three Loaves project. His simple idea, an easy intro to giving, is that we all make three loaves: one to keep, one for a friend and one to give to someone in need. So, I wanted to make something really special and a little indulgent. Something that would make eyes grow wide and put big smiles on faces, especially those that might not always have a reason to smile. I’ve been playing with the idea of transforming sticky buns into loaf form. It seemed perfect for an afternoon treat — something sweet that wouldn’t require a nap afte... READ MORE
One of the most popular kitchen countertop appliances in recent years has been the electric hinged grill, also known as a contact grill. (Many people still fondly refer to it using the name of a widely known boxing champion who helped make these devices famous.) I have my own special version of the appliance, which always excites viewers whenever I cook with it during my regular appearances on the Home Shopping Network.
In this one-skillet supper, we toss dark leafy greens, diced tomatoes and white beans with gnocchi and top it all with gooey mozzarella. Serve with a mixed green salad with vinaigrette.
At a national potato salad contest I judged last summer, every entrant claimed to have the “best” recipe. After sampling more varieties than I can remember, I came to the obvious conclusion that taste is truly a matter of personal opinion.
The long cold winter so many people experienced is beginning to recede into memory. And it’s likely to be almost forgotten when the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of grilling season and the start of summer vacation — even though actual summer is still almost a month away.