Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mom’s Sicilian Chicken Soup

This is an adaptation of my Mom’s Sicilian Chicken Soup.  I say adaptation because she passed away before I knew how important it was to learn to make her recipes.  As a result, I have had to learn by trial and error.  I have gotten really close but I can also tell you this, my daughter and son will have… (more…)

Best Fried Pickles in the World!!

These are the best fried pickles in the world!  Make sure to have the pickle good a dry before you start or they will end up greasy. Fried Pickles 1 jar of dill pickle chips, drain and lay on paper towels to absorb as much moisture as possible 1.5 c flour 1/3 c yellow corn meal 1/3 c. corn starch… (more…)

What is the Best Closure for a Wine Bottle?

This is a debate that continues to rage.  What is the best closure for a bottle of wine?  Is it a natural cork, agglomerated cork, synthetic cork, screw-top, or vino-seal closure (glass stopper)?  I have my theory’s for this subject and I am in no way saying they are the only ones – just mine. Natural Cork:  The bark from a… (more…)