November 20, 2012
AFTER WEEKS of panicky talk about the looming fiscal cliff, I thought it was time for fresh perspective. You see, as a married father of three, I've long been standing at the edge of my personal fiscal cliff, so I'm used to being broke. I'm so good at it that if they awarded a gold medal for fiscal cliff-diving, I'd have more neckwear than Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. Don't feel bad for me, though. I've learned a thing or two while teetering on the edge, and I'd like to share some of it with you. The first thing you need to know is that there isn't going to be any fiscal cliff.
October 22, 2012 |
With Ohio State's star quarterback Braxton Miller on the way to the hospital for evaluation, Kenny Guiton took his place and led the seventh-ranked Buckeyes (8-0, 4-0 Big Ten) to a tying touchdown and two-point conversion with three seconds left to force OT against Purdue (3-4, 0-3). Guiton wasn't done. He then guided Ohio State into position for Carlos Hyde's 1-yard touchdown run that ended up as the difference in a heart-stopping, 29-22 win over the Boilermakers on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
July 6, 2012 |
¼ cup tomato paste ¼ cup sorghum molasses, unsulfured molasses, or maple syrup (see note) 3 tablespoons dry mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar Kosher salt 1 cup dark beer 2 quarts cooked white beans, drained, cooking liquid reserved 6 thick slices smoked bacon 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine the tomato paste, sorghum, dry mustard, vinegar, brown sugar, and 1 teaspoon salt.
May 24, 2012
1 dozen eggs 6 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish 5 strips of cooked bacon, crumbled 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce 1. Place the eggs in a pot of water. Bring water to a boil and then turn off heat. Let the eggs rest in the water for 15 minutes. 2. Peel the eggs and cut in half vertically. Remove the yolks and place in a bowl.
May 16, 2012 |
Fox announced its fall lineup on Monday with great fanfare and minimal changes. The presentation at the Beacon Theater in New York began with a video of the cast from New Girl interviewing prospective additional roommates — everyone from Fringe's Walter Bishop to the Rubber Man from FX's American Horror Story. Afterward the network executives introduced two new sitcoms and a drama series, a modest harvest by any measure. The Mob Doctor is taking over House's practice on Monday nights.
May 16, 2012 |
THAT SIX DEGREES of Kevin Bacon game is about to get a lot easier. The Philly-raised Bacon, who's famously worked with at least half the actors in Hollywood, will be tracking a vast network of serial killers in "The Following," a new drama from Kevin Williamson ("Vampire Diaries," "Dawson's Creek") that Fox's entertainment chief calls "our next ‘24.' " Premiering at midseason — where Fox is still at its strongest — it has Bacon playing a former FBI agent brought in to help deal with a death-row escapee (James Purefoy, "Rome")
May 3, 2012 |
It's a beet, minus the root. Chard is a relative of the beet, but puts its energy into producing tender leaves and crunchy stalks instead of its root. Generally, any flavor that works well with spinach will partner with chard: butter, lemon, cream, garlic, shallots and vinaigrette. Try it in this easy quiche. Rainbow Chard, Bacon and Brie Quiche Makes 6 servings 1 prepared uncooked pie crust 8 ounces bacon, cut into small chunks 1 small yellow onion, diced 6 cups chopped rainbow chard (about ?
April 26, 2012 |
Here is an excerpt from the blog "My Daughter's Kitchen. " A few years working in New England gave me a taste of some of the best "chowda" I had ever eaten, both at little corner restaurants, seafood shacks on the Cape, and of course, at the famed Legal Sea Foods in Boston. Everyone had their own version, but the best were smooth and rich soups, stocked with clams, potatoes, a little onion, and a healthy splash of cream. Back in the Philadelphia area, I found it hard to find the same soup, as most restaurant renditions were dense and gloppy, thickened with flour and resonating with a strong flavor of bacon.
November 4, 2011
Menu: Burgers, fries, veggie burgers, sodas and milkshakes, all made with local ingredients and served from a jazz-blasting former sausage truck. Find it: LOVE Park, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; two changing stops on weekends. Where else: Wherever they tweet they'll be @LOSBurgerTruck. How new: Less than 3 weeks. Web : www.luckyoldsouls.com . Signature item: "LOS" Burger, 4.5 ounces of pink-in-the-middle Lancaster grass-fed beef layered with house-cured bacon, smoked cheddar, sautéed onions, pickled tomatoes and special barbecue-y mayo on a brioche-style roll, $9. What you'll spend: Burgers start at $5.50.
August 11, 2011 |
This is guaranteed to satisfy even the non-salad-eaters in your house - as if the words "warm bacon" weren't enough. Nectarine Salad With Warm Bacon Dressing 4 to 6 servings For the salad: 6 strips thick-cut, hickory-smoked bacon, plus 1 strip for the dressing 6 large ripe nectarines 7 ounces green leaf lettuce 1/4 cup roasted, unsalted,...