I used to buy at Kroger these potatoes wrapped already to cook in the microwave oven. The potatoes always came out perfectly cooked inside, but the skin, of course, had no crunchy, delicious texture. Today I may start overly large potatoes in the microwave oven, but I always cover them in canola oil, salt, and… Continue reading Potatoes, pot-ah-toes…Hasselback potatoes rock!
Bravo to Tim Curry! I signed on to Facebook and saw that Curry received the Actors Fund Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tony Awards last night, June 7, 2015. Finally! He's one of my favorite actor/villains. I knew he suffered a stroke in 2012 and wondered how he was doing. I was encouraged to hear his… Continue reading Finally! Rare appearance + lifetime achievement award for my favorite “villain”
I love baking competitions. The Great British Bake Off is one of my favorites. I make sure to record it on Think TV/PBS so I can savor each episode. The level of difficulty is pretty high for contestants. That's not to say that baking championships in the U.S. aren't difficult. The British contestants use scales… Continue reading Making my first pavlova