Friday, January 20, 2017

On Top of Old Meatball, All Covered With Cheese...


     Sub shops were everywhere when I was growing up in Baltimore.  Serving everything from cheesesteaks to pizza subs, cold cuts and meatball subs it was good food at great prices.  While never touted as health food it was what it's loyal customers wanted, a quick filling lunch or something to settle the stomach after a night of drinking.  I have firsthand experience with this, queasy stomach from too much alcohol?  Nothing settles things down like greasy food which makes no sense but who am I to question alchemy?

Friday, January 13, 2017

5 Years On And I'm Still Here...


     Like the song by Steve Miller Band goes, "Time keeps on slippin, slippin, slippin, into the future..."  and the future is now.  I never dreamed I'd have the response that I did when I first started writing this blog but all of you were there, some from the very beginning, giving me encouragement.  Now it's the 5 year anniversary of the blog and yes I've had ups and downs over the years but I still keep coming back, thinking of new things to write about.  Today is not only the 5th anniversary of the blog, it's also my birthday, so we are going to celebrate it... Vintage Style.  Thank you all for being there for me and let's raise a glass to the future.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Hashed Leftovers




     Many times after the holidays we're left with mounds of leftovers from an overindulgent feast of Brobdingnagian proportions and we're completely flummoxed as to what to do with them.  I didn't even cook this much for Christmas but I did have a rather large turkey and now I'm left to decide what to do with the leftovers.  Part of it is getting mixed up into turkey salad using the Chicken Salad Recipe but with the rest I'm left to get creative.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Red Seasoning For Seafood


     For Marylanders there is nothing like seafood, especially crabs, that much we can all agree on.  What we can't agree on is what seafood seasoning is the best to use with those steamed crabs... or crab cakes, fish, tuna salad, french fries, potato chips, ice cream... you get my drift, we put seafood seasoning on everything. Ask anyone what their favorite seasoning is and I hope you've got time on your hands for the answer.  Of course Old Bay is the overwhelming favorite but you'll also hear J.O. and Wye River mentioned along with a few like me who make their own.
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