Old Fashioned Green Beans

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Green beans are one of those things people don’t think about. As a child they came from a can or the garden and were just there. As an adult they are a side dish that offers me comfort for their familiarity. A few years ago, at a family reunion, my … Read moreOld Fashioned Green Beans

Is it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Hello again, my lovelies. Do you like peaches? I don’t mean using the peach emoji as something lewd, I mean the succulent sloppy stone fruit that stars in desserts from pie to cobbler. And that brings me to this: why can’t we hybridize those two things? Oh, wait. I’m The … Read moreIs it pie? Is it cobbler? It’s BOTH! Texas Hill Country Peach “Pobbler”

The Gentleman’s Cucumber Trellis

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Here it is once again, my friends. Creeping up on one of my favorite times of the year, when the temps get warm enough to start thinking about putting plants in the earth. Getting my hands dirty is one of the most satisfying things you can possibly do. I come … Read moreThe Gentleman’s Cucumber Trellis

Johnson City Tortilla Pie

Knock knock knock. Gentleman Caller. Imagine, if you will, that you are 11. That you are seat belted into a giant Buick LeSabre, next to your sisters. Imagine the Judds coming through the car speakers, and singing along in harmony with most of the people in the car. Imagine one of your sisters gets car … Read moreJohnson City Tortilla Pie