Posted on Jun 19th, 2011 | 4 comments
As a Texan, I grew up eating guacamole. I moved to New York City, and went to expensive restaurants where the waiters made the guacamole at your table with a flourish of movements and dashes of this spice and that. It wasn’t until I went to a pool party and took charge of the guacamole for 50 that I realised not everybody understood the dark art of making a satisfying bowl of the green stuff, with a perfect...
Posted on Dec 3rd, 2010 | 6 comments
By “popular demand”, I mean a nice visitor to my blog inquired about the Christmas sweet potato casserole I mentioned in this post about Christmas traditions.
I emailed my mother, asking about Aunt Sara’s casserole recipe. Whoa, that was a mistake. I got this in response:
“I beg your pardon—that is my recipe via Quitique (by Turkey, Texas) Love, Mother”
I won’t make THAT...