*The above quote is from The Meatball Shop Cookbook.   Yes!Chef! loves meatballs.  And he likes to make big, fat meatballs with lots of flavor, which usually means a high degree of fat.  We are not afraid of fat because, as Julia… Read More

“Lisa: I’m going to become a vegetarian Homer:  Does that mean you’re not going to eat any pork? Lisa: Yes. Homer:  Bacon? Lisa: Yes, dad. Homer: Ham? Lisa:  All those meats come from the same animal Homer: Right, Lisa.  Some wonderful, magical… Read More

Barbecue!  That word conjures up summer and swimming and fresh fruit and veggies and meat cooking on the grill. And…the age old argument about barbecue sauce.  Should it be sweet or tart?  Homemade or store bought?  Meat marinated in the sauce or… Read More

A family that we know very well visited the East Coast this last month.  They took lots of pictures of their trip which we enjoyed seeing on Facebook.  They did make a stop in Maine and began showing photos of lobster rolls…. Read More