Homemade bread and butter pickles were lined up on a salted butter spread on white Wonder Bread after the Second World War.
If there were a po’boy season this would be in season, but since there isn’t, this mouth-watering combination could be in fashion all year...
Drink your ice cream. We call it an adult milkshake. No ice cream maker? No problem. On the patio or at the dining room table for guests or family, this adult treat might be a surprise.
Oh, my! Your taste buds will appreciate this unusual combination. A perfect guest nibbles brunch or a midnight snack to end a celebration feast, if you operate a bed and breakfast.
The tuile parmesan lacy basket nests can be made ahead of time, but they are at their best crunchy bite when draped to shape and immediately filled with whatever suits your fancy.
Also savoury pithiviers; sweet potato pancakes with dates, figs and maple syrup; and sautéed figs in cognac cream.
Shred a pan-fried duck breast that you removed from the heat when just barely done, using two long-tined forks. Let rest and cool so you can handle.
Another wonderful amuse bouche. Wow! Something from almost nothing. Nothing goes to waste in my kitchen.
Deep-fried vegetable salad with roasted half-tomatoes – and some new ideas to prepare carrots.
And have you ever thought of cutting thick slices of fruitcake into cubes and roasting them in sizzling sweet homemade oven-roasted garlic purée butter?