chorizo buger

Chorizo Burgers

Recently, I was making some burgers, and didn’t have enough thawed ground beef to make burgers for all of my dinner guests.  That was when I remembered something my octogenarian friend, Pearl, told me.   She had grown up in a very large family in Louisiana.  Because beef was more expensive than pork, they frequently mixed pork sausage with their ground beef to make their […]

Completed Zorba Sandwich

The Zorba

When I was away at college, I spoke with my parents at least once a week.  It was during one of these weekly calls that my mother told me about a sandwich that she and my father had for lunch one day while traveling to a neighboring town.  The sandwich was called “The Zorba.”  She described the ingredients, a mixture of ground beef, broccoli, and […]