On October 30, fifteen Proof of the Pudding and CulinAero staff gathered at the SafeHouse Outreach to prepare dinner for more than 150 people. We made fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, collard greens and peach cobbler.   The SaheHouse is a great story. In 1982, Philip Bray took to the streets to rescue child […]

Give a Kid a Pomegranate

October 24, 2013

Last week we wrote about how fruits and vegetables have peak seasons when they taste the best, are most available and available at the best prices!   I love pomegranates. Pomegranates are interesting. They’re interesting to look at and see how the little kernels are sectioned. The color is vibrant and beautiful. They have a […]

Great Grapes

October 17, 2013

  We’re extra spoiled when it comes to how we buy groceries. Grocery stores on every corner are packed with fresh vegetables and produce.   One of the things we tend to overlook is that all fruits and vegetables have peak seasons, the times when they’re best!   Now is the time to look for […]

Most of us love potatoes. Mashed or French-fried — Americans eat them by the tons. Here’s a different way to prepare what can easily be a humdrum part of your meal.     2 lbs. Yukon Gold potatoes, large, unpeeled, cut into wedges 2-3 tablespoons Olive oil Sea salt   Preheat your oven to 450. […]

A Mayo Twist

October 3, 2013

  I’m one who loves mayonnaise. I always have. I especially love really creamy homemade mayonnaise on good sandwiches made with fresh bread and deli cheeses and cold cuts.   Naturally I love mayonnaises embellished with herbs and spices.   If you like mayonnaise, and you like spicy heat, I suggest you try this recipe […]