Haute Plates - March 2018

Hogs for the Cause

Hogs for the Cause is back for 2018, and as expected it is bigger and promises to be better than ever. I have written about Hogs for the Cause from its inception as a small pig-roast at the Fly. I am…

My Birthday

  I had a lovely birthday yesterday. I woke around 4:00 a.m. and could not go back to sleep, but that problem was moot when the plumbers called at 7:30 a.m. to say they were on their way to fix…

Family Recipes

  I was reading an article yesterday about the “dirty little secret” that a lot of family recipes we think are ancient in fact originated from labels printed on food products in the 1950s. I wasn’t aware it was a secret.…