My grandparent’s grew up during the Depression, in a small coal mining town, Republic, PA. My grandfather was a coal miner. He was Sicilian and an amazing cook. He could make the most delicious soup with just a ham hock, cabbage and beans. He never used stock, just plain old tap water. My grandmother would […]
Well, today was the day. The beef brisket, which has been curing in my fridge, was ready to be made into homemade pastrami. I opened the zip lock bag and the sweet smell of the brining liquids filled the kitchen. So far so good. I started to drool. I have been telling everyone about my […]
I have a picture of a Pastrami sandwich covered in sauerkraut and melted Swiss cheese burned into my brain. I am dying for one! I could just run to a local deli and order one, but after ingesting the grease laden, overly salted, and on stale bread sandwich, my stomach will be calling for Pepto […]
Many years back a friend of a friend came to work for us at Cremaldi’s. Her name was Amanda. She was from Tennessee. She was always saying something to make me laugh. At the time we also had a Chinese woman named Yu working with us in the kitchen. She was in the US with […]
Sweet Potato Salad is such a great summer side dish or buffet salad. Not to mention how outrageously yummy this recipe is! I am pairing it with a couple of big fat steaks tonight! It tastes better as it sits, so if you need to make a potluck dish ahead of time this salad is […]
Coming Soon the Best Sweet Potato Salad Recipe!
So, there I am with 48 Petite Fours and no fondant icing. My supplier of fondant powder went out of business. I left the corn syrup out of my homemade fondant and had to throw it away and it was definitely too late to mail order. I quickly searched the Internet praying to find a […]