Howdy! March 2 was Texas Independence Day.
I wrote this article several years ago when times were not as troubled and everyone was looking forward to the holiday season with cooking, shopping and visiting relatives.
It is believed Leif Erikson was the first European to set foot in North America, some 500 years before Columbus and Juan Ponce de Leon introduced the new world to Europe.
Restaurants not already opened with reduced seating capacity probably will be opening with Gov. Ron DeSantis ordering the state into Phase 3 and allowing full capacity.
For the first time since World War II, we are running into shortages of certain foods and other products that many of us have never experienced before and don’t understand why.
One day I was cleaning out a closet trying to make some room and I found boxes of old family photos, and even found boxes of our children’s homework from elementary school.
I just came home from some knee surgery. Like all chefs, we have to get body parts worked on from time to time like knee replacements, back surgery and bunionectomies.
When most people in America think of Italian food, the first thing that comes to mine is spaghetti and meatballs, pepperoni pizza, chicken parmesan, shrimp Scampi, Italian subs, marinara sauce, Fettucine Alfredo and Italian dressing.
I remember when I got my first laptop back in the 1990s, how wonderful life as going to be – I imagined how easy it would be when someone called while I was on the road, I could just open the cover, tap a few keys and have all the information I needed at my fingertips. I also recall a failed…
If you are buying from a food vendor, which is all restaurants, grocery stores or anyone that serves food in any manner, know that they must be licensed by the state and, in some cases, the federal government in order to cook, prepare, process and serve food products.