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Cooking 101

When I was coming of age, I used to experiment in the kitchen.  I watched as both my grandmother, who were born and raised in the south, cooked these large elaborate meals for their families.  I would sit in the kitchen and watch everything they did not know that there was so much more going on behind the scenes that I never realized. ...more

A Mid-Week Get Away to Charleston South Carolina

Here's my post for today on my personal website. ...more

7 Reasons Why Fish Heads Make an Awesome Meal

If your parents were the type to enjoy scaring the living hell out of you as a child, you probably heard the song “Fish Heads” by Dr. Demento. If not, don’t listen to it; you might just suffer from permanent psychological damage, or worse... You might not try one of the best meal options in the world!   ...more
Houseful Of Nicholes You've got it! I'll plan on posting a recipe soon to go with this article! ;)more

Debunking the WHOLE GRAIN Myth

My name is Beth, and I eat white rice. White Bread. And – sometimes – cookies!(Altogether: Hi, Beth!)I’m asked all the time how I get away with eating processed grains. They see my pics of food on IG, or Facebook and can’t believe it when they see white rice on my plate....more
JDM3 " sustainability without whole grains..." Please explain how the Inuit people of the ...more

Don’t Touch My Cookbooks

Technology today has eliminated our need for certain things. We have thousands of photos on our phones, but rarely do we print them anymore. I toss phone books into the recycling. I don’t own a dictionary. I threw away CD’s last month when cleaning out closets. Our love letters are sent through texts with heart emojis. I read the news on my iPad. There are no more working phone booths. I shop online, and navigate the roads through my phone’s GPS....more

43+ Celebrity Chefs Have Shared the 3 Best Things to Eat for Breakfast!

43+ Celebrity Chefs Have Shared the 3 Best Things to Eat for Breakfast!...more

The Time the Pioneer Woman Was My Best Friend

 I don’t know about you, but I think Ree Drummond is one of the neatest people ever. (No, not clean neat…cool neat.)Does anyone say “neat” anymore?Anyone?No? Just me?Well, it doesn’t matter. I’ve declared her “neat."...more

roasted rack of ribs

Roasted rack of ribsSucculent pork ribs roasted with garlic and our signature spices (cayenne pepper, cumin, paprika, adobo, and ground black pepper)....more

Wild Yeast and my sad truth

I am cookinginthejungle.comThe sad truth. This is why I am in black and in the jungle. My Wild Yeast did not make it, so I had to dump it out. I gave it 2 weeks and it started out to bubble, I fed it, stirred it and put it out in the air to capture it's essence. Turned out like pancake batter. I thought this jungle air would have all kinds of stuff floating around in it besides mold. This will not stop me from making bread, just sourdough bread. I sure wish I would have put on my spanks. ...more