food

An index of blog posts tagged ‘food’ here at MarkCz.com.
How long is a turkey good for?

How long is a turkey good for?

orgive me if I pause to discreetly gag while writing this, dear reader, but our house currently smells of roast wet dog. The lesson to be learned from this is that the expiration date of a fresh turkey should not be stretched — not even by a couple...

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Limburger Rolls from the Boomerang Bakery in Monroe, Wisconsin. Despite the pungent reputation of Limburger cheese, these unique rolls are really delicious because of their sweet, yeasty dough, which softens the Limburger's bite. The Limburger...

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Monroe, Wisconsin — Fresh corn dogs, hot dogs on buns or on sticks, caramel apples, and 26 flavors of soda and sno-cones are all available at Squire's Dog Haus, a staple at fairs and festivals in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois for more than 20 years....

GERD (acid reflux) symptoms relief from yogurt?

GERD (acid reflux) symptoms relief from yogurt?

It seems bizarre to me the way that acid reflux disease (a.k.a. gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) has seemingly come out of nowhere to afflict so many people — and that its sufferers so readily gulp the array of remedies concocted by the pharmaceutical...

Heirloom tomato haul from Racine, Wisconsin garden

Heirloom tomato haul from Racine, Wisconsin garden

Racine, Wisconsin — Heirloom tomatoes — Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra, Mr. Stripey — plus Roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, poblano peppers, and even a couple of chile peppers from our backyard tomato garden. Many of the Roma tomatoes were used in Spaghetti With Fresh...

Green tomatoes in the rain, Racine, Wisconsin

Green tomatoes in the rain, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Today's photo — after astonishing rains, with more on the way — is inspired by the song "Hang On Little Tomato" by Pink Martini: The sun has left and forgotten me It's dark, I cannot see Why does this rain pour down I'm gonna drown In a sea Of deep...

Airline miles rescued with 5-day pizza diet

Airline miles rescued with 5-day pizza diet

This is the last of the pizza, I think — unless there are still more zip-top bags of it crammed into the back of the vegetable crisper. I have been eating pizza for breakfast, lunch, and dinner since Thursday night, as a way of maintaining airline miles. We may be...

Frogmore Stew shrimp recipe (Lowcountry boil)

Frogmore Stew shrimp recipe (Lowcountry boil)

In late June and early July of 2003, we vacationed in the South Carolina Lowcountry, staying in Beaufort and visiting Charleston, as well as Savannah, Georgia. One of the meals we ate on the trip and have made many times since is...

Frogmore Stew recipe: Low Country shrimp boil

Frogmore Stew recipe: Low Country shrimp boil

Our Frogmore Stew recipe. Frogmore Stew is a "Low Country boil" from the area of Beaufort, South Carolina featuring shrimp, corn, smoked sausage (kielbasa), potatoes, onions, and Old Bay seasoning. We use andouille sausage and Yukon Gold potatoes — not exactly the...

Chicken kebabs on the grill

Chicken kebabs on the grill

Racine, Wisconsin — Grilling chicken kebabs for dinner in our backyard on our Weber One-Touch Silver Kettle Grill. Besides chicken, the skewers are loaded with red onion, tomatoes, green pepper, and mushrooms.

Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe, Bay View, Milwaukee

Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe, Bay View, Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin — The Wild Flour Bakery and Cafe at 422 E Lincoln Ave. in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood. Wild Flour Bakery & Cafe sells artisan breads, muffins, barrista coffees, and sandwiches, and they also do catering.

Red Gold tomatoes and the mysterious emailer

There is a part of me that has always craved old-fashioned American goodness. I could watch endless marathons of Lassie and Leave It to Beaver. I love mid-century style, movies like It's a Wonderful Life, and songs like "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive." I am trying to...

Barack Obama restaurant review: Chicago’s Dixie Kitchen

Barack Obama restaurant review: Chicago’s Dixie Kitchen

I just saw this video, one of two posted yesterday by Steve Johnson at ChicagoTribune.com. Apparently, there is no end to the man's coolness. Not only is he appearing on Check, Please!, one of my favorite TV shows (seven years ago, before anyone knew how cool it was),...

Kuhn Rikon Duromatic pressure cooker

Kuhn Rikon Duromatic pressure cooker

I f you ask, many people will tell you that you cannot find Indian food in Racine, Wisconsin. The one Indian restaurant we did have closed a while ago, and it was not spectacular to begin with. This is too bad. Amy is intoxicated by Indian spices. We have made many...

New Year food, New Year traditions for good luck

New Year food, New Year traditions for good luck

As the last moments of 2008 evaporate like a mongrel's marking on the fire hydrant of hope, I'm doing a little extra-credit research into New Year food and New Year traditions — including any which might attract good luck next year. I just might be willing to eat a...

food

An index of blog posts tagged ‘food’ here at MarkCz.com.

How long is a turkey good for?

orgive me if I pause to discreetly gag while writing this, dear reader, but our house currently smells of roast wet dog. The lesson to be learned from this is that the expiration date of a fresh turkey should not be stretched — not even by a couple...

Limburger cheese rolls from Monroe, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Limburger Rolls from the Boomerang Bakery in Monroe, Wisconsin. Despite the pungent reputation of Limburger cheese, these unique rolls are really delicious because of their sweet, yeasty dough, which softens the Limburger's bite. The Limburger...

Corn dogs: Squire’s Dog Haus, festival food vendor

Monroe, Wisconsin — Fresh corn dogs, hot dogs on buns or on sticks, caramel apples, and 26 flavors of soda and sno-cones are all available at Squire's Dog Haus, a staple at fairs and festivals in southeastern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois for more than 20 years....

GERD (acid reflux) symptoms relief from yogurt?

It seems bizarre to me the way that acid reflux disease (a.k.a. gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD) has seemingly come out of nowhere to afflict so many people — and that its sufferers so readily gulp the array of remedies concocted by the pharmaceutical...

Heirloom tomato haul from Racine, Wisconsin garden

Racine, Wisconsin — Heirloom tomatoes — Cherokee Purple, Green Zebra, Mr. Stripey — plus Roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, poblano peppers, and even a couple of chile peppers from our backyard tomato garden. Many of the Roma tomatoes were used in Spaghetti With Fresh...

Green tomatoes in the rain, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Today's photo — after astonishing rains, with more on the way — is inspired by the song "Hang On Little Tomato" by Pink Martini: The sun has left and forgotten me It's dark, I cannot see Why does this rain pour down I'm gonna drown In a sea Of deep...

Airline miles rescued with 5-day pizza diet

This is the last of the pizza, I think — unless there are still more zip-top bags of it crammed into the back of the vegetable crisper. I have been eating pizza for breakfast, lunch, and dinner since Thursday night, as a way of maintaining airline miles. We may be...

Frogmore Stew shrimp recipe (Lowcountry boil)

In late June and early July of 2003, we vacationed in the South Carolina Lowcountry, staying in Beaufort and visiting Charleston, as well as Savannah, Georgia. One of the meals we ate on the trip and have made many times since is...

Frogmore Stew recipe: Low Country shrimp boil

Our Frogmore Stew recipe. Frogmore Stew is a "Low Country boil" from the area of Beaufort, South Carolina featuring shrimp, corn, smoked sausage (kielbasa), potatoes, onions, and Old Bay seasoning. We use andouille sausage and Yukon Gold potatoes — not exactly the...

Chicken kebabs on the grill

Racine, Wisconsin — Grilling chicken kebabs for dinner in our backyard on our Weber One-Touch Silver Kettle Grill. Besides chicken, the skewers are loaded with red onion, tomatoes, green pepper, and mushrooms.

Red Gold tomatoes and the mysterious emailer

There is a part of me that has always craved old-fashioned American goodness. I could watch endless marathons of Lassie and Leave It to Beaver. I love mid-century style, movies like It's a Wonderful Life, and songs like "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive." I am trying to...

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