Potato salad. Is there a more iconic picnic dish on the planet? I can’t remember my first taste. Like gravity, potato salad has been here since… the beginning of time.
Fried squash is a family heirloom recipe from my late mother-in-law. It’s simplicity is it’s strength. Nothing fancy and only a handful of ingredients. If you could only have squash one way for the rest of your life, this is it.
I jumped into the DeLorean and turned back the clock, waaay back to July 4th, 1975. Fleetwood Mac was hot, Bill Gates and Paul Allen had just founded Microsoft and American troops had just been evacuated during the fall of Saigon.
Preparing for a trip to Portland, Oregon, I polished up my high school Russian, ready to impress the staff at Kachka where we had reservations. I found no one that spoke the language. Frankly, they had difficulty understanding my Arkanese, Or was it the vodka? Yes, there was vodka.
Perhaps you learned how to bake a potato as I did by watching mom. I found a much better way to do it.
Smoked Gouda Cheese Grits are next level goodness, especially these with chipotle peppers and adobo sauce to bring a little heat. It’s a regular request for my contributions to our frequent gatherings.