Memorial Day – Pork Loin with Balsamic Mustard Rub

Moist and flavorful balsamic mustard rubbed pork loin is a favorite in our house. I’m putting chicken on the grill, too – and I’ll show you how to cook it perfectly so you don’t get a piece of raw chicken that looks like charcoal on the outside. I’m making red and white coleslaw for the side. Come on in, and sit and spell. Continue reading

Myriad Deviled Eggs and Boston Baked Beans – Happy Anniversary Amber and Stevie!

How to make deviled eggs without getting that green stuff on the yolk, Yuk! Bean? To soak overnight or to not soak overnight? What is a ham hock? These questions and more are answered in this post. Continue reading

Barbeque Salads – Red Cabbage and Steamed Red Potato

My friends, Amber and Stevie invited me over for barbecue this evening. I love it when Stevie barbecues – he has a great big drum barbecue and he has my Weber until I drag it home some day. He said “I have a lot of meat, do you girls want to make potato salad?” and I said I would be happy to. Usually, when you think about potato salad, you think about russets. They had red potatoes, and not too many of them, I had some, so I said I would go home, make the salad there and include my potatoes. When I got home, I started pulling things out of the refrigerator I thought I might need – red potatoes, mayonnaise, carrot, onion – and then I spied with my little eye, a half a red cabbage and an apple. I thought to myself, that would be good, red … Continue reading