Category Archives: Food

Porter with egg nog

A friend of my son’s had ordered a stout with whipped cream two springs ago so I thought that egg nog might be the way to winter nirvana with a Devils Backbone vanilla porter. Unfortunately this particular porter was a … Continue reading

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First pizza after eight years

After my relocation from Minnesota, I finally made another pizza and, although I never found that old recipe, I did finda dough that seemed similar enough. I let the dough rise for 3.5 hours as I was out reading the … Continue reading

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Sourdough mashed potato and sweet potato breads

As My Three Sons are no longer living with me I had an abundance of mashed potatoes remaining after the big feast day so though I would make a mashed potato bread with my rye sourdough starter. Because I did … Continue reading

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Sweet potato soup

I had a delicious Thanksgiving but did not get any simple, traditional, baked sweet potatoes. I had the sweet potatoes on hand as well as some bacon and some nice turkey bon broth so figured a sweet potato soup would … Continue reading

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A Berliner on the way out of Berlin

During the never-ending wait for a flight at Berlin Schönefeld airport and trying to spend up the Euros I finally encountered a Berliner, a jelly donut a bit imperfect after being in the bag. And with no free food on … Continue reading

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Sea bass at Konoba Hvaranin

I was heading out to the airport bus and ended up at Konoba Hvaranin for lunch and ordered the sea bass which was very attractive and pretty tasty. Lots of olive oil and a slightly heartier bread. I know I … Continue reading

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Pašticada at Buffet Fife

After a nice morning walk to the headlands west of Split, I stopped at Bufet Fife to try the Pašticada with gnocchi. A very meaty country, Croatia, as this is sort of a vinegar/ red wine cooked slice of beef … Continue reading

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