Sausage Gravy

Sausage Gravy

When I have homemade biscuits, there really is only one thing I want with them…sausage gravy. It’s a simple dish, based off a classic béchamel sauce, but somehow it has taken on a life of its own. Growing up, whenever my dad made gravy for breakfast there was always some sort of meat dripping included … Continue reading

Southern Biscuits

Southern Biscuits

Below is a post that I wrote a couple of weekends ago, but for some reason it never actually posted to the website. Ah, technical issues. But no biggie. I happily share it with you now…provided that it posts this time around. — Yesterday morning, a Sunday, we woke up a little later than normal. … Continue reading

Peeling Garlic the Martha Way

Peeling Garlic the Martha Way

A doozy of a wind storm blew in and kept me awake for much of the night. To try to lull myself back to sleep, I loaded the YouTube app on my iPad and started watching cooking videos. (Don’t judge me. It’s just something I do, and I could be watching far worse on the … Continue reading

Simple Soft Hamburger Buns

Simple Soft Hamburger Buns

One of the things I enjoy doing in my kitchen the most is making bread. I do it several times a week. Bread baking was what got me started as a professional baker, and later as a cooking instructor. I enjoy it a lot more than pastry work or pretty much any other kind of … Continue reading

Landreth Seed of the Day – Nantes Carrot

Landreth Seed of the Day – Nantes Carrot

The Nantes Carrot The carrot is the second most popular vegetable in the world. Only the potato enjoys greater popularity. The vegetable probably originated in the area now occupied by Iran and Afghanistan, but quickly spread to southern Europe. In the wild, carrots come in many colors including white, yellow, red and maroon. Carrots, like … Continue reading