Either the hurricane at already passed through this supermarket by the time Joe snapped this picture, or customers gobbled up the local fruit, bypassing the bananas and grapefruits.
Archives for August 2011
“You know it’s a good recipe if it starts with a stick of butter.” – Paula Deen, Celebrity Chef
Most parents will understand the perverse pleasure of making your kids squirm with displays of affection between spouses. I think the entertainment factor for Joe grows exponentially each time one of the girls utters “ewww” when he gives me a hug. But who knew that a simple loaf of bread, my chosen baking project for… Read More
There’s just something about weather events that brings out the baker in me. I have a lot of nervous energy wondering when the weather will strike, how bad it will be, and what will happen during the aftermath. Fortunately the earthquake struck without warning last week. Who knows what would have happened in the kitchen… Read More
I don’t always chat about my cooking failures on this blog. How interesting would that be? (I hear you snickering out there.) But I’ll tell you now about a little bacon mishap I had a few weeks back. One night I prepared an egg recipe for dinner that included shredded zucchini and eggs. I don’t… Read More
Sometimes the ambiance can outshine the food, even when the food is excellent. For example, last Tuesday evening we had planned to eat takeout dinner on the beach and stick around until sunset. We love the beach that much, especially the beach at Chincoteague Island, and never want to leave. A few years ago we… Read More
I ate this breakfast at Bill’s Seafood in Chincoteague on Sunday morning. There’s nothing like someone else making the homemade waffles for you, especially when they’re as good as this one was.
“Never eat more than you can lift.” – Miss Piggy, Wise Muppet
Last year I talked about a cute ice cream business in Chincoteague called BYOC, Build Your Own Cookie. Joe and the girls usually want to make one whenever we visit, but I’ve never done more than tasted their sundaes because it seemed like too much sweetness for me. But I promised that this vacation would… Read More
We returned last night from a week of vacation. The first thing I did would probably show up in the top 5 list on Family Feud, I unpacked my suitcase. The second thing I did would probably not show up on anyone’s list. I reorganized my kitchen. Many, many lovely, idle hours on the beach… Read More