Food | Recipes

Barley Pea Soup Recipe

Even fancy grocery stores have humble, bargain ingredients.    Case in point, smoked ham hocks were on special at our local Gelson’s, where the parking lot is littered with high end cars.    Apparently, even the staff has swanky rides. Today I made Barley Pea Soup, and the house already smells amazing.    I sauteed […]

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Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

This is such an American staple it’s easy to forget that basically it’s Italian, being noodles tossed with a few readily available ingredients and amenable to being doubled and tripled to feed a crowd.   Mac and cheese is so beloved that fancy chefs are sneaking it onto menus, knowing full well it will sell […]

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