The teaser on our Facebook group yesterday was, “What do peanut butter, jalapenos, and barbecue sauce have in common?” Some … Continue reading Peanut butter, jalapenos, and barbecue sauce!
Ellen helped with Foodie Friday! Continue reading Foodie Friday Guest Chef – Ellen!
Last week we posted an article about two crazy uses for okra that we were going to try out. One … Continue reading Okra coffee?!?
A popular mid- to late-summer vegetable in the sweltering hot southern United States is okra, alternately called “lady fingers” or … Continue reading 2 totally crazy uses for okra that we’re totally going to try
One of the most prolific fruits of the garden around these parts are peppers! In my yard, jalapenos and banana peppers and long green peppers grow like weeds (though I’ve never been able to grow decent bell peppers).
And when I say prolific, I mean just a few jalapeno bushes will wear a gardener out all the way from early-summer until first freeze sometime in October or November. Each bush can potentially have dozens of peppers on it at any given time, with maybe a third of the peppers being ready to pick every day or two. Continue reading “Cowboy Candy – sweet pickled jalapenos”
Well, the first step in pan frying fish is obviously to catch a mess of fish. It just so happens that recently the Roaming Parkers got word of a spot where the fish were biting! A buddy of ours went to this spot and caught 80 fish and we showed up the next day and found that he hadn’t made much of a dent in the population. Continue reading “How to pan fry fish”
Food has powerful connotations. People associate foods very strongly with good times or with bad times. I bet a lot of Americans, just reading the words, “pumpkin pie” would think of Thanksgiving. Or smelling the combination of oranges and clove, they would think of Christmas.