Saturday, December 23

Season of feasting

One of my favorite things about Christmas is enjoying great meals with guests. Tonight it's steak and baked potatoes. Tomorrow it's bisque and Christmas day it's a standing rib roast. Yum!

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Thursday, December 14

The new taste sensation

Inspired by a video at, today we pay homage to the corn dog. Corn dogs were popularized after being introduced at the Texas State Fair in 1942 by Neil Fletcher.

In the early '60s this "new taste sensation" was taking the country by storm, as shown by this still from an advertisement shown during drive-in movie intermissions. You can see the 8-minute video below.

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