Sallie's Kitchen Corner


The Perfect Combo

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Three words: Bacon Jalapeno Jam. What a marvelous thing. Those three words go together like the Three Musketeers, the Marx Brothers, Harry, Ron and Hermione, the Three Little Pigs – well maybe not the last, considering the main ingredient – but you get the idea. …

Hello, Blueberry and Ginger Pie

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That’s what Talk of the Town Producer, Amy, said when I gave her some cooking suggestions. It was a great choice. Blueberries are just starting to show up at the farmers’ markets, which means they quickly find their way to our house. …

Picnic Perfect Rice Salad

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I got to attend two beautiful outdoor picnics last week, so I am indeed a very lucky lady. Both picnics invited guests to bring a potluck dish to share and I got completely and embarrassingly stuffed trying to “get a little taste” of everything. …

Oops…My Mistake

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Here are the two most common results of misreading a recipe: either you get a disaster - my most typical outcome - but occasionally you get a treasure - a rare but delightful occurrence. I preach and preach about reading a recipe beginning to end before making it, but forget to add in the part about reading it correctly – not just seeing what you want because the ingredients are already in your kitchen. …

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