I don’t go out to eat on a regular basis, but when I do, I want to be impressed. So, I thought that I would share my experiences with whomever is reading. Here is my first attempt… The Pointe Fish & Grill970 Marina DriveBoyne City, Michigan July 11, 2021 This restaurant is located at theContinue reading “The Pointe Fish & Grill”
Author Archives: Culinary Chick
PECAN COOKIE DAY!!!
PeCan Cookies or PeCon Cookies? However you say it, they are good!! The most popular Pecan cookies are Pecan Sandies. In French, the word for sandy is sable. A Sandy is a shortbread cookie with a sandy texture. This also refers to the color of the cookie. Adding Pecans to them makes them Pecan Sandies.Continue reading “PECAN COOKIE DAY!!!”
There are two things I associate with Barley; Beer & Soup! Cooking Technique: Simmer Origin: Middle East Barley is a member of the grass family and is a major cultivated cereal crop. Wild Barley grows in the Middle East. You can classify Barley by how many rows of grains there are on each head. TheContinue reading “BARLEY!!”
It’s BACON!!!! Taste: Salty Cooking Techniques: Broil, Roast or Sauté Origin: Dating back to 12th Centuery Europe Bacon is typically prepared from the belly of the pig, but can also come from the back; which has less fat. There are other types of “bacon”, such as beef, chicken or turkey. Macon is Mutton that isContinue reading “BACON!!!!!”
BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING DAY!!!
Yum, pudding!!! Butterscotch is in my top 5 favorite!! Food historians have several theories regarding the name and origin of this confectionery, but none are conclusive. One explanation is the meaning “to cut or score” for the word “scotch”, as the confection must be cut into pieces, or “scotched”, before hardening. It is also possibleContinue reading “BUTTERSCOTCH PUDDING DAY!!!”
Being from California, I LOVE Avocados!! I can eat them with anything and everything; just give me a spoon and I am a happy girl!! Season: Spring-Summer Botanical Relatives: Allspice, Bay Leaf (Lauraceae or Laurel family) Cooking Technique: Raw Origin: South Central Mexico – The state of Puebla The avocado has been around for aboutContinue reading “AVOCADOS!!!!”
Oh YUM!!! I love a grilled cheeseburger with all of the fixins’!!! Here are five things to know about the cheeseburger! The oldest fast food restaurant in the world is the White Castle franchise, which opened in 1921. The people of America eat more burgers out at restaurants or on the go than they doContinue reading “CHEESEBURGER DAY!!!”
Arugula is an annual leaf vegetable known for its peppery flavor, which makes it natural resistant to pests. That is good to know. Origin: Mediterranean Season: Spring-Summer Taste: Bitter Cooking Techniques: Braise, Raw (salads), Sauté & Soups Arugula is native to The English name for Arugula comes from the Latin name Eruca, which means cabbage, andContinue reading “ARUGULA!!!”
I love Artichokes, I have eaten them my whole life! I dip the leaves in mayonnaise, while my husband dips his in melted butter. Season: Spring-Early Autumn Cooking Technique: Bake, boil, braise, broil, deep-fry, grill, raw, roast, sauté, steam or stew! The artichoke gets its name from the Ligurian word cocali, which means pine cone. TheContinue reading “ARTICHOKES !!”
APPLE DUMPLING DAY!!!
Today is Apple Dumpling Day! If you don’t want to make Apple Dumplings, maybe celebrate by watching The Apple Dumpling Gang! Here are Five (5) facts about Dumplings: 1. Dumplings are cooked in balls of dough 2. They are made with flour, potatoes, or bread & can include meat, fish, vegetables or sweets 3. TheyContinue reading “APPLE DUMPLING DAY!!!”