Pickled Cauliflower

Pickled Cauliflower

Pickled Cauliflower

I had a large head of cauliflower and wanted to make another cauliflower mash but we’d had that recently.  I might be obsessed with that dish but my P.S. is not.  In the back of my mind I remembered the pickled beets I’d made with a quick pickle recipe last summer and wondered if I could pickle cauliflower as well.  Just a quick pickling, overnight, should work for cauliflower too.  They would be a nice, chilled side dish! Continue reading

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Picnic Fried Chicken

Picnic Fried Chicken

Picnic Fried Chicken

Back in the days, I was famous for my fried chicken.  I was pregnant with our first child and I fried chicken all summer long for picnics, trips to the lake, or just meals at home.  I was on a fried chicken binge and was rather good at it.  I also gained a record amount of weight during that pregnancy, I’m thinking the fried chicken was part of that.  Eventually I moved on to other meats and actually lost my fried chicken recipe.  Drat! Continue reading

Individual Yorkshire Puddings

Mini Yorkshire Puddings

Mini Yorkshire Puddings

I was watching The Great British Bake Off awhile back.  They were making Yorkshire pudding and I was fascinated.  Actually I was surprised that some of the bakers had never made it!  Even I know how, and I’m not even British.  But it had been awhile and I started craving the pudding.  When I made a large pork roast recently it was time to use the drippings for some individually sized puddings. Continue reading