This makes my fourth attempt at making a good coney sauce. You can read about my previous attempts here (from February 2015) and here or here from two attempts on an August 2014 weekend. I had given up because I just didn’t get the results I wanted. But then this weekend two events converged: I… Continue reading Coney Dogs – Take 4
Back in July Carla was out of town on a sisters’ trip and I made a couple of attempts at making some Coney dogs. You can read those posts on take 1 and take 2. One take was a disaster and the other was barely passable so I guess I didn’t get it out of… Continue reading Super Bowl and Coney Dogs
I enjoy reading in Cooks Illustrated and Cooks Country about how they try dozens of iterations of a recipe to get it just right. pon further reflection, I downgraded yesterday’s Coney Dog attempt to 2 stars. The biggest variable was which bottled chili sauce to try as the base. That could go on for a long time and… Continue reading Coney Dogs – Take 2
Carla usually does a girls weekend a couple of times a year: once for Bunco and once with her sisters. This time it was sister time in Ashland for the Shakespeare festival. They also met up with Carla’s best friend from high school, Judy. With her out of the house I thought I’d try something… Continue reading Coney Dogs
The Striped Spatula website has a recipe for stir fry – and who doesn’t like stir fry? It turned into part scavenger hunt and part cooking.