I was volunteering the other day. Three people suddenly came up at once to the desk. One volunteer took care of the first person. The older lady was hesitating and the person next to her was ready to go. I took care of that person. Thus the older lady started complaining she was there first.…… Continue reading Is The Customer Always Right?
I know I shouldn't use bottle dressing, but its SO EASY!! Thus, making a salad with wonderful Dirty Girl tomatoes and cucumbers from Monterey Market in Berkeley I thought, "Hell no!" I grabbed Alice Water's, The Art of Simple Food II and started looking. Of course my Meyer lemon tree didn't have any lemons ripe enough yet,… Continue reading Lemon Meyer Dressing
SOUTHERN FRIED CORN Serves 4-6 6 ears fresh corn ½ cup milk ½ cup water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons bacon drippings Salt and Pepper Remove corn husks, breaking off steams. Remove silks with a stiff vegetable brush and ears in cold water. To cut kernels from cob, hold corn in a large shallow bowl… Continue reading SOUTHERN FRIED CORN
SIMPLE POTATO SALAD 2 ½ Pounds red or yellow potatoes cut into quarters ¼ large red onion, peeled and julienned ¼ bunch cilantro, chopped 1 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon pepper Boil the potatoes until tender and allow to cool before mixing. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and toss until potatoes are… Continue reading POTATO SALAD