Vindicated.

Yesterday I made a Southwest-style salad to bring to Bluetick for dinner. It had fresh artisan lettuce. Avocados. Black beans and olives. Monterey Jack cheese, cilantro, and taco ranch with lime Tostitos. Not bad, really. But there was loud complaining from the three...
Downtown magic

Downtown magic

I’ve been waiting for last night since before the accident. (Because that’s how life is categorized these days: Before the Accident and After the Accident, with subcategories of Plaster Cast, Walker, Crutches, Boot, No Boot.) It was one of my last days of...
Misc. ramblings from the weeks behind and ahead

Misc. ramblings from the weeks behind and ahead

First, the heartbreaking news: Two women I loved and admired passed away too young from cancer in the past two weeks. Jennifer was our family’s hairdresser, and she and her husband Rick were our friends. In the early days in Knoxville we hung out with them...
Statistics report, 8/21-8/28

Statistics report, 8/21-8/28

The most exciting week of the year has come and gone, and here’s the full report by (food) numbers: 1 fifteenth anniversary dinner at Foothills Milling Company 2 amuse bouches, aka bite-size hors d’œuvre, consisting of a spoonful of asparagus truffle soup...

On the menu 9.7.14

We’ve got a crazy week ahead, and I have the lack of great meals to prove it. Sunday Drip beef sandwiches. This is a recipe my sister made for us in South Dakota, which she got from the Pioneer Woman. It’s incredibly tasty, and especially gratifying to...
On the menu 8.31.14

On the menu 8.31.14

I haven’t done one of these posts in awhile (since October), but a few of the few people who read this blog have mentioned it recently, and I thought I should start it up again. After all, some day when I’m old and blogs are a relic of the past,...