How to make Italian egg rolls

Hello, Newman

Thanks to YouTube, nothing amazes me anymore. At least, not for more than four minutes. After five minutes, it’s old hat. Take the other day, for example, when I saw a video of a slow loris holding an umbrella. I had no idea what a slow loris was and I thought he was great, so I looked up another slow …

Italian egg rolls: the best thing since sliced pizza

I dreamed these up last week while thinking about appetizers to go with pasta and salad. I figured they’d probably be terrible, because if wrapping up sausage, cheese and meatballs into an egg roll were delicious, wouldn’t it be on every bar menu in America? Still, I was compelled to try it for myself, and I’m glad I did. They’re …

Cheesy Tomato Biscuits

Cheesy garlic tomato biscuits

We haven’t been grocery shopping in two weeks. It’s bleak. Last night, just for a second, I could’ve sworn John was a delicious roasted turkey. Obviously, we should just go to the store. (And in about half an hour, we’ll leave for the farmer’s market, and come back with honey, cheese, and maybe a vegetable if we see one, without …

Stack-a-boxty

Judith McLoughlin, author of The Ulster Kitchen and the upcoming Shamrock and the Peach, lives and teaches here in Atlanta. I had the pleasure of meeting her briefly (and tasting her incredible lemon curd and scones*) a few years ago at an eco-fashion event, and recently started following her blog, Judith, the Irish Foodie.This lady is full of fantastic recipes. …

Banana-Zucchini Fritters

Banana Zucchini Fritters

We forgot about the bananas again. With little more to work with than two overripe bananas and a zucchini from John’s mom, who had bought zucchini in bulk and quickly grown extremely tired of zucchini, I wasn’t sure I’d be able to figure out anything delicious to make. But I noticed that people do seem to like banana and zucchini …