Friday, January 20, 2017
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
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
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
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
I love writing about diner style and old sub shop recipes. Part of it is the thrill of reconstructing a recipe that may have been lost to time had I not saved it, the other part is because this is the world I grew up in. Being almost 43 I am allowed to have a hindsight perspective on life. The world we live in now is not the world I grew up in and I'm not entirely sure we've progressed while marching to the never ending tune of progress.
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