Virgil on August 24, 2010

A couple of weekends ago my brother-in-law Hugh was here. Anytime we get together we cook if at all possible. He was doing an Italian dish that required vinegar and he asked what I had. Here is what I had at that time: Basalmic vinegar Red Wine vinegar White wine vinegar White Distilled vinegar Apple […]

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Virgil on August 19, 2010

This is one of those quick but good dishes you can make when you don’t have much time or inclination to cook. French onion soup is one of those things I love, but, no matter how good the restaurant, it is always too salty. So, halfway through, it stops tasting good. I have found that […]

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Virgil on August 18, 2010

Had a lot going on lately, so behind on the blog, of course. Catch up time. I recently got some cooking things from my mother. Some I remember as a child, others I didn’t know she had. I already had some stuff from my grandmother that I use on a daily basis. Something I wasn’t […]

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Virgil on August 4, 2010

Dinner tonight is as follows: Hebrew National Beef hot dogs Store brand buns Store brand spicy brown mustard Castleberry hot dog chili, canned Store brand sharp cheddar cheese. Not very gourmet but these babies are to die for.

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Virgil on August 1, 2010

I made some hot sauce this evening (like Texas Pete, thin vinegar based). Hot sauce is very popular in the South, especially for greens, black eyed peas, and even catfish. It is also often used in dashes for cooking many different dishes. Army MREs (Meals Ready to Eat or, if you prefer, Meals Rejected by […]

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