Sloppy Joes From Scratch

As I write this it’s 82 degrees outside. As I write this it’s October 27th. As I write this I’m hoping the feeling of Fall will get its tardy tail to the party. Still, I’m using Autumn’s time on the back burner to come up with comfort food for the chill ahead. There’s something about…

Ingredient Introduction #22 – Daikon

This is an item I’ve wanted to try since seeing it on the show Chopped. It’s as white as purity in the flesh, but in the grocery store it’s obscene-like, laid out on the produce shelf. It’s long and narrow, nearly the size of a rolling pin. After many, many months of passing it by,…

Ingredient Introduction #9 – Yeast

I love bread. And because I eat so much of it, I’m able to work part time as a car cover model. Seriously, though. I could never do a low-carb diet. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), I was in high school when that whole everyone’s-giving-bread-makers-as-gifts craze was steaming hot. So, I didn’t get one, and I’ve always…