…is a most under-used herb! Delicious and delicate, it imparts a slightly anise-y flavor without being reminiscent of licorice. For you container gardeners out there, it is very easy to grow, and adds a freshness to summer salads, as well as a mysterious “what IS that flavor?” note to meats such as chicken, veal and pork! www.lulasforlunch.com
Sometimes Hot Garlic Wings are a gourmet’s delight…for some of the BEST in the area go to a little hole in the wall in Taylor Mill, KY called Knuck ‘n Futz…or…if you’re in the mood to stay at home and make some of your own, Lula will gladly share the recipe! Get in touch at www.lulasforlunch.com !
Lula loves their generous spirit! www.tristatebusinessnetwork.com
Your tongue detects sweetness and sourness (and a relatively new discovery – umami), but your NOSE is primarily responsible for flavor! All kinds of drugs both over the counter and RX can impair your ability to taste and smell. oh, NO!
Chapter 58 of Eat Pray Love … String Theory for Dummies!
Sorry to use a Rachael Ray-ism, but there’s really no better way to describe Virgil’s Cafe in Bellevue KY. I was a fan long before DD&D filmed there…best frog legs EVAH! I love the fact that they are open on Mondays when other independents take their day off. www.virgilscafe.com
Oh my gosh last night I shared a bottle of Elk Creek Vineyards 2006 Petite Syrah with Gordon…I had forgotten how inCREDIBLE this stuff is…I’m sure the 2006 isn’t available anymore but they’re pretty consistent down in Owenton KY! Shoot for the 2007!
Chicken, pepperjack,and roasted red bell pepper quesadillas with a soupson of ground chipotle, topped wtih cilantro cream….mmmmmm……wedding leftovers never tasted so good! Apparently I’d rather be eating than cooking right now…
“Gettiing” a blog and “setting up” or “refining” a blog site are two very different things…I just spent 20 minutes getting to this entry!!! I’d rather be cooking!
Today I define heaven as a warm tomato freshly picked from the garden bursting in my mouth. Hellfire red from core to skin, dense juicy flesh exploding with flavor! This was my reward after a hard morning battling I75 traffic. Many thanks to a kind and understanding Homebuilders Association of Greater Cincinnati ! www.cincybuilders.com