You’re probably familiar with Shepherd’s Pie, that stick-to-your-ribs staple with its mashed potato crust, peas, and minced beef or mutton—hardy nourishment for anyone manning fields of fleece-covered flocks. According to Wikipedia, this dish has been around since 1791 when potatoes were introduced as an edible and affordable option. Today I’m sharing a new take on that dish: Musician’s … [Read More...]
Hey! Check out the Baltimore Fishbowl. Thanks to the wonderful Betsy Boyd for airing "Mrs. Klingle’s Underwear”.
A few weeks ago, writer Marianne Sprangers and I hit the road in a super-sized pickup, all in the name of research: Marianne, always wondering if there is a man who might actually measure up to cheesecake (check out her musings @cheesecakeisbetterthanmen; warning: you will immediately crave slices of rich, creamy goodness); and me, searching for verisimilitude, as Vanne Smith, the main character in my current W.I.P., not only owns a Ford 350, … [Read More...]