Monthly Archives: August 2011

Spinach Salad with Crispy Shallots and Strawberries

Every now and I then I just have to pat myself on the back.  Like today, when I invented this salad.  Strawberries are so good right now and I love how they taste with the balsamic vinegar in the dressing.  I … Continue reading

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Salt and Pepper Skillet Cornbread

I love this cornbread.  I love that Miss Sara acknowledges that, although it is near blasephemy in the South, she thinks adding a touch of sugar to cornbread is a good thing.  I love that the coarse salt and pepper are … Continue reading

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Spicy Shredded Mexican Pork Tostadas (Tinga)

 I knew this would be a hit with my spouse who will pretty much eat anything with an avocado garnish.   I loved it too.  And although it takes a little time to throw together, most of that is the meat … Continue reading

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Sara Foster’s Southern Kitchen: Summer Succotash

We should all make more succotash.  Especially in the summer.  And this is a great place to start. I must acknowledge, however, the less-than-appetizing color of the butter beans.  Those perky tomatoes and corn and basil are doing their best but they’re … Continue reading

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Sara Foster’s Kitchen: Slow-Roasted Pulled Pork Butt

How’s this for a bone-headed move?  I made this amazing, amazing pulled pork, packed everything up for a beautiful night of music under the stars in the heart of one of the world’s greatest cities…   …only to realize when we … Continue reading

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