Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Southern Style

This past week I got the privilege to spend a week at a Culinary School at Missippi Women's University in Columbus, Ohio. I learned a ton, got to experience foods and people and places I have never had the opportunity to, and well, I now have a few more "foodie friends" on my friend's list. Tomorrow I have the opportunity to share what I learned with LPS FACS Collegues. Here is the power point about the trip. The LPS friendly version. Come back to the blog tomorrow for the fun food and drink pics and restaurant reviews from the "after hour's" time.

Lookin' the Part!!!!


Friday, June 19, 2015


I have never in my life liked pickles. Which has been interesting. My Grandma Yost was KNOWN for her home made pickles. She pickled most anything and everything. She won many county and even state fair ribbons for her pickles. If grandma was bringing food to something, she brought (among other things) a pickle plate. All homemade pickles, and if it was around Christmas, Pickled Herring too.

I should like pickles. I love cucumbers. I like sweet. I like tangy. I like dill. But I do not like pickles. Until today. After a very arduous trip to LPSDO (Lincoln Public Schools District Office) all in the name of checking out a credit card for this little culinary camp adventure I'm about to embark on, I decided to stop at Whole Foods. It was nearly lunch time, and I noticed they were grilling in the parking lot. EXCELLENT burger and some chips and a drink for just over $5. I digress. Pickles. One of the toppings for their burgers was their "house label" bread and butter pickles. I wasn't going to take one, but the grill master insisted I try one. Ok, Ok, I'll play... I tried one. And asked for another. It was the perfect blend of sweet/spicy/tangy. And oh, my, the crunch. Delicous. I was hooked. So hooked in fact, that I ventured into the store, and bought a jar all for myself. Ok, and a few other things as well. DANGIT. Oh well. I'm glad that jar of pickles is in the fridge. A very tasty snack.


So once again, I have decided I need to do a Food Blog. I love food. I love all things about food. Growing food. Shopping for food. Cooking food. Sharing food. Tasting food. Going out to eat food. This blog is called Table at Road 307. Road 307 is the road my grandparent's home of over 60 years is on. I learend a lot about food.... and about life at that kitchen table. I hope this blog is a way to share what I have learned about food... and about life with each of you.